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10 sets of 10, old school plateau buster – Men’s divisions and Fabio – Purposeful partials – Injuries and specialization – Dinky exercises – Weak hamstrings

By Iron Vic Steele Vic, I was reading about how a “plateau-buster” widely used by guys in the 1990s: after a few warm-up sets, they would perform 10 sets of 10 reps with a static weight. Gruesome! That sounds so horrible that I am tempted to try it. I am a bit of sadist in [...]

2019-03-14T15:17:36+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Iron Vic Speaks|

The CapTri® C8 MCT Diet

By John Parrillo Because MCT oil has gotten to be so popular, I have received a lot of questions and interest in how to use this supplement, particularly our CapTri® C8 MCT, in a low-carb diet to burn fat. Scientific studies have shown that when lipids like CapTri® C8 MCT are used in place of [...]

2019-03-14T14:57:29+00:00 March 14th, 2019|by John Parrillo, The Press|

The Quest to become Maximally Ripped – Entering a bodybuilding show? Want to be maximally lean for the beach? Here is how to shred

By Andre Newcomb Bodybuilders are, hands down, the world’s greatest dieters. When it comes to getting maximally lean (while retaining muscle mass) competitive bodybuilders are unrivaled. Over the past 50 years elite bodybuilders have perfected the strategies and procedures that enable them to routinely whittle down to sub-5% bodyfat levels, even at the local and [...]

2019-03-14T14:36:45+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Parrillo Principles, The Press|

Play the long game and keep gaining for decades

By Ron Harris There aren’t many sports where you can continue improving well into middle age. Many, like swimming, gymnastics, basketball, boxing, and football see athletes achieving their pinnacle anywhere from age 16 to 25 and beginning a slow decline in performance from that point on. Bodybuilding is rather unique in that a man or [...]

2019-03-14T13:56:14+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Ron Harris, The Press|

Will stress kill my gains?

By Dr. Jeremy Girmann This month’s column will be based on a question from Performance Press reader, Alex: “Will stress kill my gains?” Stress equals elevation of cortisol, which equals less muscle, more fat, and potential for getting sick, right? Not necessarily. First, we should recognize that there are different forms of stress. Mental stress [...]

2019-03-14T13:52:19+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Dr Jeremy Girmann, The Press|

When it comes to diets, just about everything works

By Scott Canatsey – Lead trainer at the Parrillo Performance training facility When it comes to nutrition strategies for fat loss, there are a myriad of ways to approach it and get a positive response. The mainstream is always pushing the low calorie path, but is this the best way to get slim and lean? [...]

2019-03-14T12:43:17+00:00 March 14th, 2019|The Press|

Dr. Ken Davis – Mind-blowing progress for and oldster new to bodybuilding

By Marty Gallagher Dr. Ken Davis is a highly successful health and wellness professional. He is a 66-year old master chiropractor with incredibly broad experience and an unusual and interesting background. Starting in his twenties, Ken travelled the world, studying various esoteric medical and healing traditions. Intensely curious, Dr. Davis continually sought to expand his [...]

2019-03-14T12:35:06+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Marty Gallagher, The Press|

Stagnant shoulders – BCAAs and recovery – The Oak vs. The Myth – Social media madness invades the gym – Soft Chew™ and sugar addiction

By Iron Vic Steele Greetings! I need to build some shoulders. I have narrow clavicles and wide hips. As you probably have guessed I am bottom-heavy with big thighs and calves. While my chest, arms and back have really grown and strengthened, using the Parrillo approach, I could really use some shoulder width. Currently I [...]

2019-02-16T14:56:40+00:00 February 16th, 2019|Iron Vic Speaks|

Get in the Zinc Sync

By John Parrillo Although designated as a “trace” mineral, zinc is a mineral that is absolutely essential to human health and performance. The importance of zinc has been known for many decades, but was recognized for humans only 40 years ago in the Middle East. At that time, zinc-deficient patients had severe immune problems, and many died of recurrent [...]

2019-02-16T14:48:30+00:00 February 16th, 2019|by John Parrillo|

Bodybuilding Goals – Differing goals requires shifts in emphasis

By Duke Nukem There are six disciplines, six separate aspects that combine to create the bodybuilding template: nutrition, weight training, aerobics, supplementation, rest and recovery. Some experts combine rest and recovery and consider them as one discipline. At Parrillo Performance the thinking is that rest and recovery should be treated as separate issues: rest can [...]

2019-02-16T14:44:04+00:00 February 16th, 2019|Duke Nukem, Parrillo Principles|

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