Ashwagandha: Funny Name, Good Results

Chances are that when you’re perusing your local GNC that the polo-clad employees aren’t throwing out the name ashwagandha too often amongst the plethora of pre-workouts and mass builders that they are hyping. But maybe they should be. With a name that sounds like a mythical land accessible via wardrobe only, ashwagandha might sound a […]

Force Feeds: Dan McKim

Alright boys and girls, I am beyond excited to bring to you our next athlete in our spotlight series, Force Feeds. For those of you who don’t know I use to compete in the Highland Games back in the day. One of the very first interviews we did was with World Champ (now 2-time champ) […]

Force Feeds: Sam Dancer

Image Source  This article is part of an athlete spotlight series that we run for The Strength Agenda called Force Feeds. The purpose of this series is to bring to light men and women across a wide array of strength sports and give you an inside look as to how they get it done. While […]

Carb Backloading Part 2 – Why?

Image Source  Ladies and Gentleman, I present to you Matt Bergeron’s follow up to his first article explaining what exactly Carb Backloading is and why it works. If you haven’t read part one take a look at that before continuing on with this part. Based off of John Keifer’s book, Carb Backloading, this second installment goes […]

Force Feed: Greg Nuckols

Image Source  Here it is ladies and gentleman, our latest installment of Force Feeds. For those not aware Force Feeds is an interview series we do highlighting various strength athletes that YOU say you want to hear about. The version covers not only a guys with the brawn to move lots of weight, but the […]

The Incredible Egg

Image Source  How many of you make yourself some form of an egg dish first thing in the morning? I know I do, I will usually scramble 4-6 eggs to go along with my breakfast and can’t imagine not having them. Well today’s article is brought to you by our newest guest writer, Greg Nuckols. […]

Cinnamon In Your Coffee…

Image Source  I know you can name more than one thing you enjoy that has been flavored by cinnamon right? Cinnamon is derived from the bark of trees found in Asia and has been widely used in the ancient world to treat various illnesses from common colds to diarrhea. It is also loaded with manganese […]

Introduction To The Zone Diet

Image Source Today’s article features a new guest writer to The Strength Agenda. Tim Rawlings is a member of Team MDUSA and also happens to be my roommate. Both Tim and his brother, Will Rawlings owner of Superior Athletic Advantage in Barrington, IL, have studied and implemented the Zone Diet in their training programs with […]