David Baye Interviews Dorian Yates

David Baye interviews six-time Mr. Olympia Dorian Yates for Muscular Development Magazine

My youngest brother David just interviewed six-time Mr. Olympia and high intensity training advocate Dorian Yates at the 2015 FIBO Power Expo in Cologne, Germany for Muscular Development Magazine. Dorian talks about his training philosophy for contest preparation, differences between bodybuilders in the 90’s and today, and the problem with bodybuilders on social media. While […]

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Q&A: Is Intensity Or Volume More Important?

Question: I’ve received similar questions from several readers recently about the relative importance of different training factors for stimulating increases in muscular strength and size. Will increasing intensity or volume produce better results? What matters more, reps and sets or time under load? Does it matter how I distribute the volume of work? Answer: While many of these factors […]

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Thoughts On The Force-Velocity Curve And Implications For Training

The amount of force your muscles are capable of producing varies with both the type and velocity of contraction because of differences in cross-bridge mechanics and the rate at which cross-bridges can be formed. This is known as the force-velocity curve. When you lift a weight your muscles contract concentrically, heads on the myosin filaments attach […]

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The Colorado Experiment

The following are Arthur Jones’ and Dr. Elliot Plese’s accounts of The Colorado Experiment from chapters 15 through 18 of Nautilus Training Principles 1-3 Chapter 15: The Colorado Experiment Part 1…Purpose of the Experiment by Arthur Jones In the previous chapter, I mentioned the circumstances that first led me to suspect that too much exercise might […]

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