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Our Testosterone-Soaked Daydreams
Our Testosterone-Soaked Daydreams
by T-Nation Fri, Jul 25, 2003

ATOMIC DOG Our testosterone-soaked daydreams by TC The Atomic Dog is a weekly feature that isn't necessarily about weight training or bodybuilding. Sometimes it's about sports in general, sex, women, or male issues of some kind. At times it's inspirational, but it can also be informative, funny, and even a little weird, but hopefully, always interesting and a little controversial. We hope it reflects...

Meet Mister Spine Stuart McGill - Part 2
Meet Mister Spine Stuart McGill - Part 2
by Marc Demers Fri, Jul 25, 2003

Mister Spine An interview with Stuart McGill, Part 2 by Marc Demers Part 1 of this interview introduced us to Stuart McGill, one of the world's leading experts on all things spine related. While you might not have ever injured your back, wait a while. If you're a serious lifter and you're not employing spine-healthy techniques, the day will come when your back will insist that it get the respect it d...

Real World of Physique Research - Part 1
Real World of Physique Research - Part 1
by John M. Berardi, David Barr, and Cassandra Forsythe Fri, Jul 25, 2003

The Real World (of Physique Research), Part I by John M. Berardi, David Barr, and Cassandra Forsythe The Real World, San Francisco! This is the true story of three scientists picked to attend the ACSM's conference to find out what happens when people stop being polite and start getting real. No, this isn't a reality show on MTV featuring brats in nice apar...

Diet Manifesto: Vol 2
Diet Manifesto: Vol 2
by Chris Shugart Fri, Jul 25, 2003

The New Diet Manifesto The Ultimate Guide to T-Man Dieting by Chris Shugart This article was first posted in issue #136 of T-mag. Since we now have over 250 issues online, we thought it was time to update this handy summary of our best diet articles. It’s Your Diet, Stupid! Last week, I checked my e-mail and found this message waiting for me: "My name is Jonathan. My goal is to los...

Inferno Challenge Winner Ryan Godleski
Inferno Challenge Winner Ryan Godleski
by Chris Shugart Fri, Jul 25, 2003

Look around your gym today. I'll bet you'll spot a lot of people training hard who, sadly, don't even look like they work out.

Inferno Challenge Winner Scott Porter
Inferno Challenge Winner Scott Porter
by Chris Shugart Fri, Jul 18, 2003

Doing the Impossible An Interview with Inferno Challenge Winner Scott Porter by Chris Shugart It's impossible to lose a lot of fat and gain a lot of muscle at the same time. That's what most people will say if you tell them your goal is to achieve both goals. Well, one thing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge has proven is that doing both is not an impossible goal, even for experienced lifters! ...

Five Ways to Go Deeper
Five Ways to Go Deeper
by Ian King Fri, Jul 18, 2003

If you're a shallow squatter and have no desire to go deeper — either because you think you don't need to or because your ego can't take the hit — then you may want to skip this article.

Tuesdays with Davies
Tuesdays with Davies
by TC Fri, Jul 18, 2003

ATOMIC DOG Tuesdays with Davies by TC The Atomic Dog is a weekly feature that isn't necessarily about weight training or bodybuilding. Sometimes it's about sports in general, sex, women, or male issues of some kind. At times it's inspirational, but it can also be informative, funny, and even a little weird, but hopefully, always interesting and a little controversial. We hope it reflects the nature of ...

Super Beast
Super Beast
by Christian Thibaudeau Fri, Jul 18, 2003

Super Beast Modern methods of strength development by Christian Thibaudeau Throughout history, men have been mesmerized by strength. A good physique sure does attract envious looks, but there's something almost mythical about strength. You may hear two people talk briefly about a good physique they saw, but it’s soon forgotten. However, we can talk about great feats of strength for years and years! ...

Meet Mister Spine Stuart McGill - Part 1
Meet Mister Spine Stuart McGill - Part 1
by Marc Demers Fri, Jul 18, 2003

Mister Spine An interview with Stuart McGill by Marc Demers As a T-mag reader you might be asking yourself, why should I care about my back? I’ll tell you why: How do you plan to get huge and lean for the summer when you're laid up on the couch getting in touch with your "All My Children" side, unable to train thanks to a nasty back injury? If you want to avoid injuries; if you want to learn the myths ab...

T-Man Ethics and General Rules for Livin'
T-Man Ethics and General Rules for Livin'
by TC Fri, Jul 11, 2003

ATOMIC DOG T-Man Ethics and General Rules for Livin' by TC The Atomic Dog is a weekly feature that isn't necessarily about weight training or bodybuilding. Sometimes it's about sports in general, sex, women, or male issues of some kind. At times it's inspirational, but it can also be informative, funny, and even a little weird, but hopefully, always interesting and a little controversial. We hope it reflects t...

Stuff We Like: Vol 7
Stuff We Like: Vol 7
by Chris Shugart Fri, Jul 11, 2003

Stuff We Like Consumer Reports for Bodybuilders by Chris Shugart There are literally thousands of bodybuilding tools on the market today. These include exercise gadgets, athletic training devices, books, videos, and supplements. They run the gamut from complete garbage to products you absolutely need to own. It's probably no surprise to you that most of these toys and tools fall into the recycle bin category. ...

Restriction Contradiction - Part 2
Restriction Contradiction - Part 2
by Lonnie Lowery, PhD Fri, Jul 11, 2003

Restriction Contradiction, Part II by Lonnie Lowery, Ph.D. Part I of this article set the mathematical mark for where to begin an assault on our body fat stores. Yes, we did some calculations (I know, where's the fun in that?), but like any good traveler, we also took a zoomed-out view of our entire journey and the ironic twists that lie in wait for us. This becomes increasingly important la...

Cy-BORG: Vol 7
Cy-BORG: Vol 7
by Cy Willson Fri, Jul 11, 2003

Cy-BORG Intelligent Drug and Nutrition Info by Cy Willson Cy Willson was once a normal, rosy-cheeked youth who spent his days getting the heifers ready for the county fair. Then, one day, while plowing a neighbor girl in the barn, he was bitten on the ass by a radioactive cow. The bite transformed him, giving him strange powers. Most of them, like being able to sleep standing up, were pretty much usele...

Covering Your Nutritional Bases
Covering Your Nutritional Bases
by John M. Berardi Fri, Jul 11, 2003

While I do my best try to stay abreast of the latest nutrition and supplement research, once in a while I find myself totally ignorant to an important topic or sound body of literature.

Soy Awards, 2003
Soy Awards, 2003
by TC Fri, Jul 04, 2003

ATOMIC DOG The Soy Awards, 2003 by TC The Atomic Dog is a weekly feature that isn't necessarily about weight training or bodybuilding. Sometimes it's about sports in general, sex, women, or male issues of some kind. At times it's inspirational, but it can also be informative, funny, and even a little weird, but hopefully, always interesting and a little controversial. We hope it reflects the nature of ...

Restriction Contradiction
Restriction Contradiction
by Lonnie Lowery, PhD Fri, Jul 04, 2003

Restriction Contradiction, Part 1 by Lonnie Lowery There’s a contradiction faced by every dieter. The harsher a dieter restricts calories, the slower his or her metabolism becomes. Weight (fat) loss grinds to a crawl. Many of us realize that fasting, or even skipping meals, is perhaps the worst way to specifically strip off fat over time. Let’s start with data including a classic "semi-starvati...

Inferno Challenge Winner John Romaniello
Inferno Challenge Winner John Romaniello
by Chris Shugart Fri, Jul 04, 2003

The Next Level An Interview with Inferno Challenge Winner John Romaniello by Chris Shugart A couple of weeks ago, we announced the four winners of the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge . Most who finished the Challenge made dramatic changes in their bodies. They lost a lot of fat, added some muscle, and many even improved their gym performances and became stronger. But a couple of them didn't make huge visual cha...

Functionally Correct Calves
Functionally Correct Calves
by Don Alessi Fri, Jul 04, 2003

Look around your gym. Most trainees lack the calf thickness to suspend a pair of double striped knee socks, let along balance out the size and symmetry of the lower leg. Now look in the mirror. Are you one of them?

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