A new study lends pretty solid support to two of my more iconoclastic positions about squatting, for which I previously only had shaky, circumstantial evidence. This article digs into the research and tells you what you need to know.
In Episode 6, Greg and Eric discuss two recent studies about caffeine. One paper has been all over the media, with headlines suggesting that there’s no harm in drinking 25 cups of coffee per day. The other study sought to determine if men and women have the same response to a pre-exercise dose of caffeine. […]
Caffeine has long been touted as a performance-enhancing supplement. This article discusses what caffeine does in the body, how it affects strength performance, and whether or not health and safety concerns about caffeine are warranted.
In Episode 4, Eric discusses the challenges of being an ultra-elite two-sport athlete with a bad hip, and Greg shares some crazy feats of strength. Greg and Eric are joined by Rick Collins, Esq., CSCS, one of the top legal experts in the world of dietary supplements, for an in-depth discussion about how supplements are […]
Discussion of the supplement industry conjures imagery of a lawless hellscape from an old Western movie, packed full of unscrupulous characters. So, exactly how accurate is this portrayal? What is the state of supplement regulation in the US?
You know creatine is beneficial for strength and power output. But you probably aren’t familiar with the lesser-known benefits and effects covered in this article.
A lot of people have asked me to review the research on safety bar squats. There was just one problem: there wasn’t any. That’s changed over the past couple of months.
Nitric oxide is a bodybuilding supplement staple. But do nitric oxide precursors actually enhance strength or hypertrophy performance?
The authors of the “extreme volume study” break down their findings and the real-world application, and respond to critiques of the original paper.
We recently completed a yearlong study assessing factors contributing to injury risk in powerlifters. This article is the first in a series detailing our results.