Training

Massage Speeds Recovery

Massage Speeds Recovery

An Ohio State University study on rabbits, led by Thomas Best, found that 30 minutes of compressive force simulating a Swedish massage promoted recovery in the tibialis anterior muscle (shin muscle) and reduced white blood cell response following intense eccentric contractions (lengthening contractions; negatives).

Cold Water Immersion Speeds Recovery

Cold Water Immersion Speeds Recovery

The magic fingers (completing a heavy bench press rep with the help of two fingers from a spotter) and the rejuvenating effect of a cold bath after a monster workout are two wonders of sports training.

Greg Plitt: Hard ‘Core’ Training

Greg Plitt: Hard ‘Core’ Training

Fitness model Greg Plitt has some of the best abs on the planet. He shared some pointers on how to build killer abs and a rock-hard midsection. How did the "ab meister" get a six-pack that could very well be the eighth wonder of the world?

HIIT For Maximum Fat Loss

HIIT For Maximum Fat Loss

Most exercise programs designed to promote fat loss use low or moderate intensity walking and jogging workouts. Unfortunately, they seldom work. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) may be the answer.

Further Understanding Strength

Further Understanding Strength

"Go Heavy or Go Home" is garbage talk. Bodybuilding and Power lifting are "cousins" but they aren't the same thing. There have been countless bodybuilders with better physiques than that of any power lifter yet they could barely bench more than their weight for reps.

Making Your Body Work for YOU

Making Your Body Work for YOU

5 Tips for a Powerful Mind!

No matter your current goals, you're not going to improve your body without first strengthening your mind! Your thoughts ultimately control your actions, and it's a strong mind that pushes us to eat right, train hard, and stick to a plan for the long haul.

“Curls For the Girls”

“Curls For the Girls”

We all know that the ladies love a guy with big arms. Take nothing else for granted, but if you are sporting long sleeves in the summer, then it’s time to wake up and do something about it.