Think of the Children! I guess it's nice that people nowadays seem to care about what they eat; that they're worried about nutrition and chemicals and toxins and safety and cancer and bunnies and the children, oh yes, the children, because tomorrow's their future. But good God, how the hell did people get so sanctimonious and high horsey about it?
There's a slightly troubling trend jiggling through the country right now. Women everywhere are working on their glutes for what seems like 50 of every 60 total minutes of workout time. I say "slightly troubling" because it's a mixed bag.
Here's what you need to know Big, strong glutes are all the rage. But for many females, heavy leg training doesn't automatically lead to a better butt.
In the leg-press-is-useless scenario, the coach is probably looking at the leg press's ability to serve a very specific purpose, like improving the barbell back squat. In other words, he really doesn't understand how it could be useful in the proper context, like for pure bodybuilding purposes. First, we need to establish some guidelines about proper leg pressing, and then we can talk about the usefulness or uselessness of it from there.
Strong All Over Talk to a power or strength athlete and ask him what muscles need to be really big and strong in order to be strong all over. The most common answer will be "back. The back is responsible for supporting a heavy squat and picking up a heavy barbell.
Rumor has it that Jennifer Lopez insured her booty for one billion dollars! Now that's a significant chunk of change for a significant chunk of booty. However, while her booty may be the object of many men's affection, the truth of the matter is J-Lo uses her booty to sell records, not break them.
For even more of Dr. Seedman's T-Nation articles visit his T-Nation. Perhaps no exercise is more popular than bench press.
Here's what you need to know You've been lied to. Squats and deadlifts aren't the best exercises for building bigger, stronger glutes.
Square One Being a father is one of the biggest challenges I've ever had in my life. Don't get me wrong, this is still the best thing that's ever happened to me. It's just that there are so many things I've been trying to figure out.
Aside from wacky accents and constantly having to save their families from drug dealers and terrorists, both of them have, at one time or another, claimed to be able to crack walnuts with their respective butts. I don't know whether that claim is true and frankly, I don't want to find out. I even heard there's a video of some "competition" they had, which is currently floating around on the Internet, but I have no plans to download that particular clip! Whatever the circumstances surrounding that rumor, it's pretty clear that both men have a lot of confidence in their backsides.