Lean bulking... I hear this term a lot these days. As opposed to a "normal bulk" where you eat whatever you want, gain muscle and fat, then diet the fat off later, a "lean bulk" is where you try to minimize the amount of fat you gain. To be completely honest with you I really dislike the idea of bulking, always have. In my experience it works sometimes for men … [Read more...] about Lean Bulking
So you may be thinking "What is 'uniform muscle growth?" - and to answer your question I would say - Uniform muscle growth is the EXACT opposite of the type of muscle growth you normally see in someone who is weight training. Contraction dependent muscle growth (also called work induced muscle growth) is "Non-Uniform Muscle growth". Using new measurement techniques we are … [Read more...] about Uniform Muscle Growth – A sign of Steroid Use?
If you've been sitting on the fence about getting a copy of How Much Protein, now is the time! I've just released the New and Expanded version of How Much Protein! With over 50 extra references, and over 150% larger, this expanded version covers some exciting new information - including the role that satellite cells and genetics play in your ability to build muscle … [Read more...] about How Much Protein
IMPORTANT - The post is written under the assumption that Mike, and the rest of the top bodybuilders of his era, used steroids. If you don't like this assumption, please don't read the rest of the post. Mike Mentzer may have been the smartest body builder of all time - or at least of his generation. He seemed to have realized something that none of … [Read more...] about Mike Mentzer – Smartest BodyBuilder of ALL TIME?
Here's something to consider when you read all of those infrequent training success stories where people gained large amounts of muscle while only training once every 10-15 days. People on steroids who are NOT training have the ability to gain more muscle weight and muscle size then those who are not on steroids but who ARE training. In other words, by being on steroids … [Read more...] about Training Frequency and Muscle Growth