March 2005

There is nothing more frustrating for any serious athlete than hitting a plateau. Similar to most things in life, the solutions are often simple and overlooked. Recently, I hit a plateau with my two kettlebell military presses and was becoming extremely irritated. Not only was I not getting stronger, I was actually getting weaker. What a pain! Anyway, I started thinking about how I took my bench press from 225lbs to 365lbs and found the solution to my dilemma. What I realized is that strength training is often a game of inches. What I mean is that strength rarely comes in...

Note: This article is geared (pun intended) towards the moderate user (defined as 400mg-1000mg/week). It is not intended for the advanced user who stays on for long periods or year round and uses more then a gram per week plus Insulin, GH and other goodies. Life is good. You've got money in the bank. You're dating Barbie, the hot silicone blonde from the gym, and you've just amassed 15 pounds of lean muscle on your current cycle. With this newfound muscle under your belt, 24/7 pumps, heavier weights lifted with each new session, and a sex drive that'd put Hugh Hefner...