Monthly Archives: August 2010

Bench Kings – Learn from the Pros

In high school weight rooms around the world, the bench press reigns supreme.  While the squat and deadlift have great athletic carry-over, the bench press has earned a spot as the definitive gauge of upper body strength. Even though the bench seems like a deceptively simple “push a bar off your chest” exercise, BP specialists […]

One of CrossFit’s Finest – An Interview with Chris Spealler

CrossFit is fast becoming a household name.  CrossFit.com defines the modality as strength and conditioning program whose specialty is not specializing in any one form of fitness.  CrossFit creates an athlete who is proficient across the spectrum of physical expression with the idea being that real life situations demand this form of generalized conditioning.  As […]

BodyBuilding Principles with Shelby Starnes Vol. 4 – Nitty-Gritty Cardio

Sure, you can always pick up unsolicited advice from your local locker room guru, but what are the chances of it actually being good advice? Unfortunately, the odds aren’t in your favor. That’s why we gave renowned nutritionist and successful bodybuilder Shelby Starnes his own column to answer your training and dieting questions. You see, […]