December 2004

Are you tired of lifting weenie weights in the gym, and of not looking like you actually get under the iron on a weekly basis? How'd you like to look the part, have the lifting power and the brains to match? Meet Brad Cardoza--as one of AtLarge Nutrition's sponsored athletes, this man is a different breed of strongman. Strongmen have always been big, powerful and rugged looking, and now they're beginning to come in super sizes. They turn heads wherever they go, silence a room when they enter and frighten children and their mothers by their presence. They're walking mountainous, boulders...

First published at www.t-mag.com, Mar 9 2001. Note: See Part 1 here: Massive Eating Part I - Calorie Calculations Now that I know how much to eat, what's next? Eating to get massive is a juggling act between three important concepts. As I stated in Part I, energy balance is only one. In focusing only on energy balance, individuals are ignoring the acute effects of eating on hormones, metabolism, and energy storage. So someone who argues that calorie balance is the only determinant in changing body composition is making the situation too simplistic. One of the goals of eating to grow should be to maximize...