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Hybrid Hypertrophy

Get stronger and build muscle with this unique 4-week training plan.

Diary of a Steroid User 5

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

Lift Fast, Get Big

Nothing makes PRs and gains stagnate sooner than training like a granny. Want to harden up fast? Lift fast.

Thibaudeau's Top 7 Tips

Christian Thibaudeau lays out his seven most effective tips for getting big, getting strong and performing better.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 1

To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.

Rubber Vs. Iron

Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 2

In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 4

When you’re near the end of a strict competition-style diet, extreme measures are often needed. Try these tricks out.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 3

Simple calorie draining techniques for contest dieters or people who just want to get lean fast. Check ‘em out.

15 Tips for Success

The older and wiser you get, the more you start to realize there are certain "universalities" common to successful outcomes in all of life's endeavors. These realizations are as certain as the law of gravity, albeit less obvious. You should know and understand these common threads because they make success less random and more predictable.

The Science of Nutrient Timing – 2

The two other key phases of nutrient timing: the Growth Phase and the Rest of The Day Phase.

Violent Variations - Part 3

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

The Cat's Lair 4

Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro

Defeating Dietary Displacement - Part 1

Food displacement is an issue that must be avoided if optimal body composition and health are your goals. Here’s what you need to know.

Nobody Move!

As I sit here in the airport reflecting on my recent trip, I'm once again exposed to the reality that most Americans just don't move. At least not under their own power. Mostly we just like to sit motionless.

Mega-Shoulder Glider 2004

A Revolutionary Training Apparatus!

Superman Sets

How to build power and functional hypertrophy with timed sets

Frankenfood

Eight foods that have been wrecked by science, plus the healthier alternatives.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 3

John Berardi will cover the interesting abstracts related to muscle physiology, muscle metabolism, hormones, weight loss, and nutrition.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 1

In the first part of this three-part series, Cassandra will cover the interesting abstracts related to dietary fat, fat metabolism, and gender differences.

Restriction Contradiction - Part 1

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

The Eight Keys - Part 3

Dave gives some great tips about how to overcome weaknesses or sticking points in the squat, deadlift, and bench press that should aid the bodybuilder or athlete in general.

The End of Dietary Supplements

An Interview with Attorney Rick Collins

Temporal Nutrition - Part 2

We can't escape the clock, as hormones and blood constituents rise and fall throughout the day, as does our glucose tolerance. In fact, glucose tolerance can become so poor in the evening, researchers have related it to Type II diabetes!