Scott Dixon wrote an article for T Nation titled “Prilepin’s Table for Hypertrophy” In it he takes Prilepin’s original chart and modifies it by including variables like rest periods and time under tension (TUT) to account for optimal muscle gains. This is what Prilepin’s original table looks like. Percent Reps per Set Optimal # of Reps Total […]
Here is a nifty little trick on how to quickly cut peppers. Now for time 3…2…1 GO!
This wooden DIY rowing machine instruction looks pretty sweet. Still, the rubber band resistance is not optimal. I wonder how one could imitate the air resistance of a Concept 2 Rower.
Mikko Aronpää, a 27-year-old athlete out of Finland, is a great example of how strong you can get even working out on your own. He has finished in the Top 15 in Europe for each of the Open workouts and qualified as one of the three men representing Europe in the 2011 CrossFit Games. Aronpää, […]
Charles Poliquin has 10 quick tips and detailed research regarding the benefits of BCAAs “I started using branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) in high amounts in 1994 after meeting with one of brightest minds in exercise physiology and medicine, Dr. Mauro DiPasquale, who wrote Amino Acids and Proteins for the Athlete: The Anabolic Edge. His contention […]
Barry from Weightlifting Epiphanies visited the Eleiko Olympic Weightlifting Academy in Danville, California, where he got the chance to interview Ivan Abadjiev and Alexander Krychev. Here is part one of the interview. The goal of opening the Eleiko Olympic Weightlifting Academy was to duplicate what the Bulgarians did after 1968 Mexico Olympics, namely going from zero medals to dominating the 1972 […]
Need a new challange for your core? Here is a variation that makes battling ropes 10 times harder.
Lucky me, I had never had elbow / forearm pain and part of the reason for this is the prehab work I do every day. Be it after workouts or while at work I will do forearm stretches everyday. So If you have trouble with the tissues in your forearm I highly recommend starting do […]
John Broz uploaded a video his athletes performing at the 2011 USA National Championships. Lifters in the video: Ian Droze, Billy Bybee, Jared Enderton, and Pat Mendes.