Archive for October, 2012

Here is a link to the article that I co-authored with Brad Schoenfeld and Bret Contreras on the biomechanics of the pushup for NSCA-SCJ. Lots of evidence-based, practical information for implementing variations of the exercise into a routine. Biomechanics of the Pushup

Lean Body Mass and Protein

Posted: 1st October 2012 by Jon in Exercise and Fitness, Strength

For  those individuals wanting to gain lean body mass, two important characteristics of protein consumption need to be addressed—the quantity of protein required and the types of protein consumed. A whole host of variables influence the amount of protein for the strength and power athlete. These include energy consumption, quality of protein, carbohydrate consumption, exercise […]