"Doing more exercise with less intensity,"
Arthur Jones believes, "has all but
destroyed the actual great value
of weight training. Something
must be done . . . and quickly."
The New Bodybuilding for
Old-School Results supplies
MUCH of that "something."
This is one of 93 photos of Andy McCutcheon that are used in The New High-Intensity Training to illustrate the recommended exercises.
To find out more about McCutcheon and his training, click here.
Is RIB-CAGE Expansion Possible? by Ellington Darden, Ph.D.
Many trainees believe you can't increase the size of your ribcage through exercise. When I started exercising at age 15, I experienced remarkable growth in my rib cage. It's time to separate fact from fiction — and learn a few well-kept secrets. The following questions and answers also will be posted on T-Nation.com.
My oldest daughter, who is 21, recently e-mailed me a document that described some of the characteristics of individuals born in the 1940s. Since my birth year was 1943, most of them are meaningful to me — especially since my wife and I have two children less than 5 years of age. Here are the traits:
Truth About Fast/Slow-Twitch Muscle by Ellington Darden, Ph.D.
The following excerpts are from 1976 discussions I had with Dr. John Kalas, who was Chief of the Department of Pathology, West Volusia County Hospital, DeLand, Florida. A subsequent article was published in Athletic Journal (January 1977) as a rebuttal against the popular practices of coaches and athletes to "train fast to be fast." The concepts explored within these answers are as relevant today as they were 30 years ago.
Nothing Fails Like Success by Ellington Darden, Ph.D.
Since Arnold Schwarzenegger was back in the national news this week with his motorcycle accident, which required 15 stitches in his upper lip, I couldn't help but remember the first time I met Arnold. I mentioned the scene in one of my HIT Tips in 2004. The entire story is worth reviewing.
Do You Have Change for a Dollar? Four Quarters of Clean Advice by Ellington Darden, Ph.D.
Note: My wife is at the supermarket and Im home alone with some laundry to do which made me think back to this article. Theres a certain something about washing, drying, and folding clothes that gets my attention. Theres a lesson here, so pay attention.
Chiseled Abs: A Little Understanding Means a Lot by Ellington Darden, Ph.D.
A shredded midsection is as easy as 1, 2, 3. Or is it 3, 2, 1, or 2, 1, 3? Even the experts cant agree. The truth is . . . that great, cleanly defined abdominals are some of the most difficult of all muscle groups to accrue.
Welcome to the lost art of the shoeshine not a regular shoeshine, but a shine on leather as reflective as a mirror. Learn how a little polish can add a lot of sparkle to putting your best foot forward.