Glycemic Index

Glycemic Index

The glycemic index or GI is a measure of the effects of carbohydrates (laden foods) on blood sugar levels. Carbohydrates (laden foods) that break down quickly during digestion and release glucose rapidly into the bloodstream have by definition a high GI; carbohydrates (laden foods) that break down more slowly have by definition a low GI. … Read more

A Big Bag Of Shit!

Art by the incomparable John Minka

……….That is what I have to step around in the weight room. I know that I’m biased against “Westsiders” and Conjugate lifters at Large and in truth I’m just fine with that bias. This, however, is one of the rare occasions when my personal bias and reality line up so perfectly that …………well I’m fairly … Read more

FAT FUCKS with shaker cups!

sumo wrestler

I’m sure the modern gym “bro” isn’t very comfortable with the idea of critical thinking or outright logic! In spite of the given id like to point out a super simple concept……… If too much is the problem, MORE CANNOT BE THE SOLUTION! If food (kilocalories) is the problem, then food (kilocalories) can be in … Read more

Music Is Music ????

Broderick Chavez

All music and therefore musical instruments share some overriding similarities, the structure of music, the auditory range of the human ear, even popular culture and geography. Despite the vast and undeniable similarities and even outright equalities, musical instruments and the skills needed to master them varies greatly! The general attitude is to choose one (instrument … Read more

Turning Up The Volume!

Working in a commercial gym as I do I’m asked daily if not hourly…….. “What’s the best workout to get big?”. Well, here you are the best workout I know of to get big! Warning the workout below is deceivingly simple and brutally hard as well as mind-numbingly monotonous! Volume Training To squat a lot, … Read more

Science Vs Insanity

Having been a fitness center manager and devout gym-rat, I have spent 8-12 hours per day in and around the weight room for the last few decades. I genuinely have enjoyed working with and around the weight training world, but I have observed some remarkable behavior over that time! The weight training world it seems … Read more