Strength Barbarian is a complete 6-week strength-training program designed for the sole purpose of increasing the amount of weight you can lift in the squat, bench press and deadlift.
Not long ago, I decided to get a health screening done, where they measure your cholesterol levels, blood sugar, heart rhythms and so on. Fast forward a few weeks, and I get a very official-looking 46-page personal health report, which showed me the results. As I scanned through all the numbers and charts, I came […]
Every day, millions of people ask Google some of life’s most pressing questions, big and small. And I’ve taken it upon myself to provide you with the answers. Today, I tackle five of the most popular questions on the subject of fasted weight training, muscle growth and fat loss. 1. Is It OK To Lift […]
Some say that you should train a muscle based on its predominant fiber type. Muscles that are slow-twitch dominant, for example, should be hit with light weights and high reps. Muscles that contain mainly fast-twitch fibers, on the other hand, respond best to heavy weights and low reps. The first time I came across the […]
In April 1980, a group of armed gunmen stormed the Iranian Embassy in London, and took 26 hostages. The police tried to negotiate a peaceful end to the siege. But when one of the hostages was shot, the SAS were sent in to get the rest of them out. Unfortunately, things didn’t get off to […]
My default answer whenever someone asks me about spot reduction – the idea that fat can be targeted for reduction from a specific area of the body with the use of certain exercises – is that it can’t be done. That is, you can’t reduce the amount of fat stored in a particular region of […]