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Managing the Post-Show Rebound

How many times have you seen a competitor blow up immediately after a show? No, not with muscle. With water and fat. To the point where you even said, "What the hell happened to them?" This is a clear case of not managing a post-show rebound and the sooner you learn how to, the better muscle accrual you will have. Shawn Smith provides some tips to managing the post-show rebound in his latest article.

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A Powerlifter's Advice To His Younger Self

Powerlifting, and sports in general, are long journeys where growth is inevitable. We're not talking physical growth, but rather mental and spiritual growth that occurs as an athlete discovers wisdom through experience. You will do foolish things out of ignorance. It's part of the process. But learning and adjusting your approach is what makes a lifter go from good to great. In his latest article, Rob Hall reflects on his years of powerlifting and shares some words of wisdom to his past self. Check it out.

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BCAAs vs EAAs: Which Is the Key to Muscle Growth?

Protein powder has always been popular, but EAAs and BCAAs have been on the rise more recently. When should we use each? Should we use one or the other? Or all together? John Jewett tells us how and why in his latest article.

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Overcoming Injuries: A Blessing In Disguise

Injuries suck. Point blank. But they are a part of our sport because we push the limits every day. Sometimes, unfortunately, the limits push back. And when they do, you’re going to have a few choices—feel sorry for yourself and give up or find the lesson in this mess and rise above. Only you can decide.

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Pressure

Two-time 212 Mr Olympia runner-up Derek Lunsford has some things to say about the pressure involved in executing what he and others around him had come to expect.

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Road To Relentless

Fresh off the platform, Rob Hall documents his training camp experience leading up to the USPA Relentless Power Classic in his latest article.