DTS Basic Principle 3

The Dynamorphic Training System (DTS):  A return for first principles Basic Principle 3: Intensity and Meal Frequency      The 3rd training principle is exercise intensity.  In classic strength and conditioning training, the intensity of a resistance training exercise set is described as the % of a 1 rep max.  Thus, if I Bench Press …

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5-3-1: Raw Strength Training

Fundamentals of Gaining Raw Strength: My take on 5/3/1 The simplest base program for use in the Dynamorphic Training System Thanks again to “Cotten” for filling me in on this one years ago. This is a review of “The simplest and most effective training system for raw strength” 97 pages condensed to …. THREE. You …

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Optimal Protein for Size & Strength

Finding the Optimal Protein Requirement for Muscular Size and Strength Quantity, Quality, and Timing Installment FOUR of the FIVE THAT WORK Series          Lanny Littlejohn, MD There is a general belief among resistance training athletes and bodybuilders seeking larger and stronger muscles that increased protein intake over that recommended for the general …

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5 Reasons to use Creatine

5 reasons you should be using Creatine Part of the Five that Work Series Lanny Littlejohn, MD Bigger, Stronger, Leaner, Faster…… and smarter and healthier too? The Bottom Line Up Front: Creatine makes you Perform better physically (strength, power, and work performed) Increases muscle size Improves cognitive function (No, Really) Has a great track record …

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Anabolic vs anticatabolic: the role of HMB

Bigger, Faster, Stronger- HMB Mechanisms of Muscle Growth:  HMB supplementation and how you can use it. BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) HMB has Class A evidence supporting it’s use for gaining size and strength whereas the vast majority of sports supplements do not.   It has been twenty years since Nissen, et al first demonstrated …

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