Category Archives: General Physical Preparedness, Core Strength and Conditioning

Top 5 YouTube Channels to Keep You Motivated

Let’s face it, we are in an exciting digital age where just about anyone with a camera and wifi can produce content for the masses. In this ever expanding virtual landscape, many platforms such as Instagram and YouTube have become very popular, especially in the health and fitness industry. With more and more people trying […]

The Concurrent Training Effect Blog #4

The Concurrent Training Effect Blog #4 The first three blogs of this series provided a basic understanding of the molecular underpinnings of the concurrent training effect (the blunting/elimination of the hypertrophy and strength response when both strength and endurance training are performed concurrently).  This edition is going to take that knowledge and use it to […]

The Concurrent Training Effect Blog #3

To read the first two installments please see the ALN blog page here: https://atlargenutrition.com/blog/ The Concurrent Training Effect Blog #3 As noted in our first installment, the concurrent training effect is a mitigation or cessation of the hypertrophy response to strength training when both strength and endurance training are performed concurrently.  Now that we understand […]

The Concurrent Training Effect Blog #2

This 2nd edition of The Concurrent Training Effect blog is going to focus on the molecular underpinnings of skeletal muscular hypertrophy.  Understanding the driving force behind the molecular response to strength training can provide us insight into why concurrent strength and endurance training can negatively affect muscular hypertrophy and strength.  In addition, a better understanding […]

Sequence Your Training for Optimal Results

Sequence Your Training for Optimal Results by Chris Mason With the recent massive increase in the popularity of training multiple fitness components simultaneously (CrossFit being the driving force of this movement) the topic of exercise sequencing for optimal results has become particularly poignant. Physical fitness and performance are comprised of many different specific attributes. For […]

CrossFit Legend Chris Spealler Q&A 2nd Installment

Question: Chris, how do you alter your training immediately following a competition? The competition that you have just completed and the time of year largely dictate the recovery process afterwards. By the way, and to digress from the question for a moment, if you are serious about being competitive in CrossFit it’s a good idea […]

Shock Your Legs!

Time to grow some legs – already got them..? Time to make them even better. This program will shock your entire lower body into growth very quickly. Be warned, it isn’t easy and at times you may feel the urge to quit – don’t do it! If there are two things that stop guys or […]

Complexes for Fat Loss

Note: Win AtLarge Nutrition Fat Burners Nitor & Thermocin – (see bottom of article) Let’s cut the BS and get down to business: traditional cardio – running on the treadmill, sitting on a bike, riding on one of those stupid-looking elliptical machines – just doesn’t work that well if your main goal is to lose […]

Plank Progressions for Killer Abs

You are putting together your “beach body” program and trying to find that perfect movement to really set off your midsection, but have grown tired of endless crunches… Well there is one movement that has been proven effective in martial arts and athletics for years. Are you curious now? It is as simple as “planks”. […]

Everything you wanted to know to increase your Vertical Jump

What are the most essential qualities of a high vertical jumper? Horsepower and movement efficiency. Strength per pound of bodyweight is the horsepower…movement efficiency is how well you can carry out a movement. You put those 2 things together and they determine the height that you jump.  You need to be able to put out […]