June 11, 2016

Ryan Ferguson: Stronger, Faster, Smarter

  We meet the brand new host of the Sheer Strength Labs podcast, Ryan Ferguson. During this episode, Ryan introduces himself and talks about his book Stronger, Faster, Smarter, the 10 years he spent in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and how he came to his personal fitness philosophy. Background Ryan has always been athletic and had the ability. Other than playing basketball and tennis, he didn’t really take advantage of the physical […]
June 5, 2016

Make Gains Without the Gym

Take a look back through the history books and you’ll find plenty of men built from strong stuff. The Vikings… the Spartans… in Rome, there were the Legionnaires and gladiators… the Maori warriors of New Zealand… even warriors from the more successful African tribes. OK, so they certainly were never up to the standards of today’s elite bodybuilders (and there are factors involved there that need not be explained) but these were big, strong, powerful […]
May 30, 2016

Cardio: Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

There are very few bodybuilders or strength trainers who seriously enjoy doing cardio. It’s seen as a sideshow to the main event, lifting big lumps of iron. What’s even worse is suffering a debilitating, cardio-related injury that keeps you out of the weight room for a lengthy period. However much you hate cardio, it’s an essential part of your training regime, not just for cutting fat and maintaining weight, but for your overall fitness. A […]
March 31, 2016

How Specific Amino Acids Can Boost Your Fitness Results

Sports supplements began life in the middle of the last century as general ergonomic aids designed to provide energy and ward off the dreaded cramp. Since then things have progressed significantly, with more than a few detracting words from near-sighted skeptics along the way. In the modern world of science, these detractors can be silenced by irrefutable laboratory analysis and high-tech practical testing. Sports supplements can no longer be cast aside as pseudoscience or placebo, […]