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Articles — Building Muscle and Performance

Three Ways Bodybuilding Can Improve Athletic Performance

It’s well established that getting stronger can help your overall athletic performance. But what many people still don’t fully understand is how increased muscle size can indirectly transfer into improved performance. Renowned “trainer of trainers” Nick Tumminello pinpoints three specific ways in which using strength training and bodybuilding concepts to get bigger will also make you a better athlete.

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Why Everything You Think About the Bench Press Is Wrong

Although traditionally considered one of the big lifts, the reality is that it’s unnecessarily risky to overemphasize maximal bench-press efforts for general athletic purposes. Renowned “trainer of trainers” Nick Tumminello says the reason is that it’s mathematically and physically impossible for anyone to match, or even come close to, his or her bench-press capacity in a push from a standing position.

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