Articles | strength & health

Daniel Oakes | June 16, 2021

Oh Lord. My total testosterone is a pitiful 115ng/dl, but the NHS has told me that I can't see an endocrinologist for a whole 20 weeks. Oh woe is me! I feel awful. What do I do?  

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Jim Moser | June 08, 2021

"[S]tarr mentions training at Fielder's Shed. The shed was located at Fielder's Dairy Farm, pretty much in the middle of nowhere. I was living in Towson, Maryland at the time, and it was a good one-hour drive on winding back roads through rural Maryland." 

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Carl Raghavan, SSC | May 19, 2021

I’m in the weight room with a client. The newbie gains aren’t what they used to be, and my lifter is wondering what’s going on. Inevitably, the age-old conversation arises. “Are you eating enough?” I ask. The response: “I eat loads. Besides, I’m already fat, and I don’t want to get any bigger.”  

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Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC | May 12, 2021

In a recent article Rippetoe addresses an important concern for Masters Athletes with a long experience of training (to the advanced level and beyond) confronted by increasing age, decreased recovery, and an ever-diminishing tolerance for injury or overtraining: maintenance.

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Mark Rippetoe | May 05, 2021

Muscle imbalance is a condition in which there is a lack of balance between certain types of muscles.”

Well, okay. The problem with “muscle imbalances” isn't how poorly they are defined so much as how they are generally treated by Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers (Certified), Chiropractors, Personal Trainers, Kinesiologists, Physiatrists, Biomechanists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Registered Nurses, PE Majors, and Corrective Exercise Specialists (CES). 

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