Training

9 Reasons why women should not train like men

9 Reasons why women should not train like men

Since my article on the natural muscular potential of women went viral with over ten thousand shares on Facebook alone, my inbox has been flooded with the question “How should women train and diet?” Here’s the answer.   But first, to put many of the differences between men and women in context, it helps to understand the evolution of gender […]

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3 Reasons rows are an inferior exercise for your lats

3 Reasons rows are an inferior exercise for your lats

Ian McCarthy invited me to write a short guest post for his page. Here it is. Post by No Bullshit Bodybuilding.

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Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Advanced Bayesian Bodybuilding Techniques

Autoregulatory Volume Training, muscle-specific hypertrophy, genetic assessment by body part, those are some of the more advanced concepts I apply in my program design. In this interview by Armi Legge I talk about these things and many other tips to make your training program more effective.   Listen to the full interview here.

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3 Reasons Your Calves Aren’t Growing

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren’t Growing

Want bigger calves? Then this article is for you.   Read the full article on JMax Fitness. Note: an edited version of this article first appeared on T-Nation.

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Partial vs. Full Reps… or Both?

Partial vs. Full Reps… or Both?

A potentially game changing study has just been published. It may change how you perform your exercises forever. Or it may not. Let’s have a look. The study titled “the efficacy of incorporating partial squats in maximal strength training” is about combining partial and full reps in your training. The debate on whether training with a partial range of motion […]

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Structural Balance Theory: Does your Butt Care about your Biceps? [$]

Structural Balance Theory: Does your Butt Care about your Biceps? [$]

Everything that sucks is good for you. That’s what our intuition tells us. Give someone a piece of food that tastes disgusting and tell them it’s really good for them. They’ll take your word for it. Give someone a piece of this cheesecake and afterwards tell them it’s healthy and they’ll go ‘Yeah, right’. Even worse, if you tell them […]

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The Costs and Benefits of Circuit Training

The Costs and Benefits of Circuit Training

People ask me stuff. About fitness. I answer them. With a cost-benefit analysis. They say it’s eerily accurate. Inappropriately scientific. Annoyingly objective. “There’s no room for discussion with you.” I can’t help it. I like the truth. I’m a realist. I blame my training in economics. “Circuit training.” Okay. Here goes.   Read the full article in Evidence Magazine (free).

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