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Metabolic Blasters
Metabolic Blasters
by Jen Heath Mon, Dec 31, 2007

Here's a great cardiovascular workout that stimulates plenty of muscles that you can do any where, any time. What's more, it only takes ten minutes! What are you waiting for? Drop and give me 20!

Progressions for Hypertrophy and Fat Loss
Progressions for Hypertrophy and Fat Loss
by Chad Waterbury Mon, Dec 31, 2007

It's difficult to make any progress unless you know how to force your body to do what it's not used to doing. No worries! Chad Waterbury is here to tell you how to use progressions to make your body bend to your will.

3 One-Act Christmas Plays
3 One-Act Christmas Plays
by TC Fri, Dec 28, 2007

Paint Bucket couldn't believe he'd gotten a gig on Christmas Eve. "Let me get this straight, you want me to come to your cafe on Christmas Eve, play for 2 or 3 hours, on the roof? You fuckin' with me, white boy?"

It Looked Good on Paper
It Looked Good on Paper
by Eric Cressey Thu, Dec 27, 2007

Certain things look good on paper, but most don't pan out. For instance, Eric Cressey thinks wave loading is a bunch of hooey, as are weight gain powders and, believe it or not, the notion that external rotation movements are a cure all.

Exercise of the Week: Single DB Overhead Squats
Exercise of the Week: Single DB Overhead Squats
by the Editors Thu, Dec 27, 2007

Those guys who think planks and Bosu Ball triceps kickbacks are giving their core a good workout are poor, pathetic slobs. If you really want to work the core, you've got to raise the weight over your head.

Mobility-Stability Continuum
Mobility-Stability Continuum
by Mike Robertson Wed, Dec 26, 2007

There's a difference between mobility and stability. Mobility is the ability to produce a desired movement, while stability is the ability to resist an undesired movement. Knowing the difference is the key to performance.

Max Load Training in the Real World
Max Load Training in the Real World
by Scott Abel Mon, Dec 24, 2007

Scott Abel says that maximum load isn't the same thing as maximum weight and he wonders why most people don't get this. How much you can lift isn't the deciding factor; the deciding factor is how much stress a muscle endures.

It's a Wonderful Life
It's a Wonderful Life
by TC Fri, Dec 21, 2007

Back in 1946, Clarence the angel helped George Bailey realize what a wonderful life he had. Over 60 years have passed and now it's time for him to do his magic again, this time with a guy named Tim Patterson.

Exercise of the Week: The Luke Sauder Calf Routine
Exercise of the Week: The Luke Sauder Calf Routine
by the editors Fri, Dec 21, 2007

This is probably the most blistering, pain-inducing calf routine you'll ever try. Make sure you first line up some Boy Scouts working on their merit badges to help you walk from your bed to the bathroom.

When Gourmet Meets Nutrition
When Gourmet Meets Nutrition
by Dr. John Berardi Thu, Dec 20, 2007

John Berardi's made a living from coming up with great tasting recipes that are incredibly delicious but these latest selections are downright inspired. Throw away the Christmas goodies and try some of these instead.

Third-World Squat
Third-World Squat
by Craig Weller Wed, Dec 19, 2007

As part of Naval Special Warfare, Craig Weller has had the opportunity to design the strength programs of small forces on three different continents. Those small forces had a leg up on Americans in at least one respect.

New Angle on Cable Training
New Angle on Cable Training
by Nick Tumminello Tue, Dec 18, 2007

Your teacher always said that ditching math class would come back to bite you on the butt and she was right. Luckily, Nick Tumminello is here to show you how vector mathematics can improve your workouts. (Really.)

Supplementation for Newbies
Supplementation for Newbies
by Christian Thibaudeau Mon, Dec 17, 2007

The final segment of Christian Thibaudeau's epic instructional manual for newbies. Oh what we'd have done to have this info when we were just starting out! Of course there's a lot of stuff in here that even seasoned veterans don't know...

Exercise of the Week: Heavy Supports
Exercise of the Week: Heavy Supports
by the editors Fri, Dec 14, 2007

With squats, fear is often the limiting factor. Part of us is afraid that a big weight will flatten us like a pancake and make people want to pour syrup onto us. Heavy Supports will cure that fear.

Crazy Shit That Works
Crazy Shit That Works
by Krista Schaus Thu, Dec 13, 2007

Tuck the kiddies into bed and get ready to read some stuff so downright crazy, it's just gotta work. These aren't trendy new techniques you can pick up from the girl that leads your spin class; this stuff works!

Phoenix Theory
Phoenix Theory
by Chris Shugart Wed, Dec 12, 2007

Chris Shugart was a fat bastard. Now he's not. His "rebirth" involved 4 stages: a traumatic event, anger and a decision to change, a physical transformation, and continued progress fueled by fear of regression.

Lessons From Southwood
Lessons From Southwood
by Dan John Tue, Dec 11, 2007

"Teachers, go into lockdown immediately. This is not a drill." That's what Dan John heard at his school a few weeks ago when a kid brought a gun to class, but none of his students were frightened; they were prepared.

See Chad Train
See Chad Train
by Chad Waterbury Mon, Dec 10, 2007

We all know what kind of training Chad puts his clients through, but what about Chad himself? Amazingly, his own training is mixture of Crossfit and H.I.T. Kidding! You'll be glad to hear that he practices what he preaches.

Gathering
Gathering
by TC Fri, Dec 07, 2007

Unlike women, it seems, men know their own anatomy. They examine their penises daily with the same rapt fascination as a numismatist who just stumbled onto a rare 1909-S VDB Lincoln penny. But there's one area where women have the edge on men.

Discoveries: Vol 1
Discoveries: Vol 1
by RJ Elsing Thu, Dec 06, 2007

Short snappy synopses of scientific studies for the synaptically short-changed. Don't want to read lengthy, boring, studies? We've distilled them down to one or two lines. Get up to date on the latest science, quick!

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