The Intelligent & Relentless Pursuit of Muscle™
Author: Clay Hyght, DC

Feeling Muscle Vs. Moving Weight
by Clay Hyght, DC | Wed, Feb 13, 2013

One simple mental device - a change of attitude and approach, really - can make all the difference in the world in achieving your lifting goals.

6 Strategies for Improved Insulin Sensitivity
by Clay Hyght, DC | Tue, Jan 15, 2013

Coax your body into handling carbs better and watch it kick your muscle building and fat loss efforts into overdrive.

Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template
by Clay Hyght, DC | Mon, Dec 17, 2012

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

11 Principles of Bodybuilding Training: Part 2
by Clay Hyght, DC | Wed, Oct 10, 2012

Some stunningly smart advice that you can start applying to your workouts immediately.

11 Principles of Bodybuilding Training: Part 1
by Clay Hyght, DC | Wed, Oct 03, 2012

How often to train, how many sets, how many reps, whether to include power sets in your BB training, and more.

5 Training Strategies for Fuller Muscles
by Clay Hyght, DC | Wed, Mar 21, 2012

Could there be a fixable reason why your muscles are as tragically flat as the drunken Sumo wrestler's pet Chihuahua? Clay Hyght thinks so.

7 Surprising Tips for Bigger Arms
by Clay Hyght, DC | Tue, Jun 07, 2011

Arms stop growing years ago? Time to apply one of these tips!

Custom Physique Manipulation: The Workshop
by Shelby Starnes and Clay Hyght, DC | Wed, May 18, 2011

T NATION is Giving Away 25 Tickets - Free!

3 Tricks for Faster Fat Loss
by Clay Hyght, DC | Wed, Mar 16, 2011

Add these three simple strategies to your diet plan and watch the fat fly off!

The Insulin Advantage: How to Bulk and Cut on the Same Day
by Clay Hyght, DC | Mon, Feb 14, 2011

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

Five Exercises You Should Stop Doing... Forever!
by Clay Hyght, DC | Thu, Dec 30, 2010

There's no such thing as a bad exercise, right? Wrong. Here are five that suck like a Dyson!

9 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Bodybuilding
by Clay Hyght, DC | Tue, Nov 09, 2010

The absolute fastest route to bodybuilding success? Avoid the major progress-killing mistakes your predecessors made.

Building Bodybuilder Triceps
by Clay Hyght, DC | Tue, Dec 15, 2009

The triceps are the largest muscle group in the arms, not the biceps. So why are you spending all that time curling?

Building a Bodybuilder Chest
by Clay Hyght, DC | Tue, Oct 13, 2009

Most non-competitive bodybuilders have chests that look like under-inflated tires: full on the bottom but "deflated" at the middle and top. Here's how to build a full, round chest.

Building a Bodybuilder Back
by Clay Hyght, DC | Wed, Sep 23, 2009

Saying you're going to train your back is like saying you're going to train your front. You gotta' get more specific if you want to progress.

Button-Popping Pecs in Just 8 Weeks
by Clay Hyght, DC | Tue, Aug 11, 2009

This simple, fairly painless twist on a traditional chest workout will armor-up your pecs in a very short time.

How Bodybuilders Should Eat
by Clay Hyght, DC | Tue, Jul 28, 2009

Dr. Hyght gives you his tried-and-true eating plan for packing on muscle.

Bigger Muscles, Shorter Workouts
by Clay Hyght, DC | Mon, Apr 27, 2009

Dr. Clay shows you how to take advantage of high-intensity workouts to make huge gains in size and strength.

The Delt Triad: Round Shoulders Fast
by Clay Hyght, DC | Mon, Mar 09, 2009

The perfect way to torch your delts in the shortest time possible.

Secrets of Plateau-Busting Nutrition
by Clay Hyght, DC | Wed, Aug 27, 2008

When asked for diet advice, Dorian Yates would ask how many grams of protein, carbs, and fat the trainee was eating. They never knew. Dorian's response was usually, "Then how the bloody hell do you expect me to help you?"

Delt-Building Duo: Two Supersets for Super Shoulders
by Clay Hyght, DC | Mon, Jul 07, 2008

Tired of stuffing your jackets with Charmin toilet paper so you can look like you have decent shoulders? These two supersets will have your shoulders sprouting muscle in no time.

Shredded at Last
by Clay Hyght, DC | Tue, Jan 22, 2008

Despite the backlash against cardio, Dr. C thinks you ought to be slapped around if you're not doing it. In fact a little cardio, along with his prescription for carb cycling, might be all you need to get shredded.

Blending Size and Strength - V 2.0
by Clay Hyght, DC | Thu, Nov 15, 2007

Vanilla or chocolate? Blonde or brunette? Size or strength? Now you don't have to decide... at least about that last choice in the list. Here's a program that uses high tension and high volume to make you strong and big!

12 Truths About Bodybuilding Training
by Clay Hyght, DC | Mon, Aug 20, 2007

Dr. Clay Hyght is a bodybuilder through and through; he couldn't care less about how much he can bench or squat. As such, he has a refreshingly logical perspective when it comes to packing on muscle.