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Across-the-board condemnation of dietary fat is like branding all drugs as bad... or all people of a particular ethnic background as undesirable. I suppose we could call the media hype against fat "nutritional racism."

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Something's Fishy - Part 1

"The aim of the legal action is to force the fast-food industry to "offer a larger variety to the consumers, including non-meat vegetarian, less grams of fat, and a reduction of size of their meals."

The Caffeine Roundtable

You think "roid rage" is bad? Try taking away a habitual coffee drinker's morning java, then see what happens! Trust me, I've seen it and it ain't pretty.

Hey, Balance This!

What does having a “balanced diet” really mean? And is it even ideal for bodybuilders and athletes? Dr. Lowery looks at several popular approaches.

Are You Getting Rusty?

Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?

More Can Be Better!

Why you should train each muscle group more than once a week

Awesome Abs – Stage 3

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Lean Eatin' – Part 2

A calorie is not a calorie. A fat is not a fat. A carb is not a carb. A protein is not a protein. Here’s why.

Lean Eatin' – Part 1

A calorie is not a calorie. A fat is not a fat. A carb is not a carb. A protein is not a protein. Here’s why.

Awesome Abs – Stage 2

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

8 Questions About Protein

The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.

Dawg School 7

The Bodybuilder's Hierarchy of Needs

Chemical Solution

The Lowdown on the Latest in Bodybuilding Chemistry

Tornado Training – Part 2

I'll show you some more challenging and dynamic rotational exercises that are sure to help you develop Tornado-like power!

Tornado Training – Part 1

The importance of rotational training in anyone's exercise program whether they're an athlete, a weekend warrior, or anything in between.

The One-Arm a Day Arm Cure

Has anyone out there tried "The One-Day Arm Cure" by Charles Poliquin? Or am I the only nut who spent an entire day devoted to training arms?

Big Numbers

The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum

Things We've Learned

Sit down with a bunch of bodybuilders and ask them to sum up all the important stuff they've learned and you'll probably hear some interesting info. But sit down with a bunch of experts in the field, guys with years of experience training themselves and working with others, and what you hear may change how you eat and train forever.

Pelvis Has Left the Building!

How pelvic alignment and proper exercise program design can keep the injury goblins at bay

Good Fat and Where It's At

There are a lot of facts bombarding our gray matter nowadays. Pretty much everyone realizes that we live in an age of information overload.

Clean Livin'

A T-man Guide to Health

The Next Poliquin? Part 2

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 2

Bucking the Trends

Have the balls to make up your own mind!

Booming Biceps – Part 2

Balance and Stability

Bodybuilder, Heal Thyself

An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin