Tag Archives: strength

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 #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 […]

THREE TRAINING MYTHS TO AVOID IN THE NEW YEAR

1) You need to foam roll, stretch, and God knows what else to warm-up prior to training. NO!  Was that clear enough?  Crushing your flesh, fatiguing yourself with endless repetitions etc. will NOT decrease your chances of injury, nor will it enhance performance.  With strength training, exercise specific warm-ups are all that are needed.  If […]

STRENGTH TRAINING ON A LIMITED SCHEDULE

For the past couple of years the amount of time I can commit to training has been severely curtailed. My business life literally runs from about 8:15 A.M. to 9 P.M. (or later) six days per week. I have thus been relegated to primarily training on Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings (I will sometimes get […]

#TeamALN athlete Anna Khudayarov at the WRPF Pro World Championships

#Team ALN – AtLarge Nutrition female powerlifter extraordinaire Anna Khudayarov competed this past weekend in Russia at the WRPF Pro World Championships. She had the highest women’s total of the meet with the following lifts (raw with knees wraps): Squat – 484 lbs Bench – 281 lbs Deadlift – 501 lbs

POST-WORKOUT NUTRITION – KEEPING IT 100

                     POST-WORKOUT NUTRITION – KEEPING IT 100 Let’s talk about nutrition and supplementation as it relates to performance enhancement, but for a real change of pace let’s keep it 100.  Yes, I went there and used that term.  What of it? 😉 Supplement company owners and their proxy shills have written a LOT of information […]

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 […]

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 the topic of exercise sequencing for optimal results has become particularly poignant. Physical fitness and performance are comprised of many different specific attributes. For example, strength has many forms all of which […]

PML for Optimized Injury Prevention & Repair by Chris Mason

Progressive Mechanical Loading for Injury Rehabilitation/Prevention by Chris Mason Progressive Mechanical Loading (PML) is a term I have coined to describe what I have found to be the most effective injury rehabilitation/prevention method in my nearly 30 years in the iron game.  PML is deceptively simple, but as Occam’s razor suggests, the most effective solutions […]

New Year – New You! Rodney did it and so can you with AtLarge!

Rodney H. has been using AtLarge’s products for the past three years and his transformation has been amazing! Rodney is a real AtLarge Nutrition customer who recently sent our owner, Chris Mason, these pictures as a way of saying thank you for both ALN supplements and for Chris’ nutrition advice (Rodney had used the contact […]