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Frankenstein's Hamstring Exercise

This short column might give you a neat little training tip, or it may address diet, supplementation, drugs, or even cooking. If it's interesting, and it's relatively short, it may find its way here.

High Octane Training 2

Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good often isn't good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.

School Days - Part 2

A practical training and nutrition guide for college students

School Days - Part 1

LA practical training and nutrition guide for college students.

Dawg School 6

I've been getting a lot of requests for a basic weight training program geared toward beginners.

A Thinking Man's Guide to Sets and Reps

One of the most common areas of confusion for bodybuilders and other athletes engaged in resistance training is the question of the appropriate or optimal number of reps and sets for any given workout session or cycle.

The Big T - Part 1

Testosterone is the hormone of the decade. The granddaddy of the male hormones has gotten more media attention over the last few years than any other hormone around.

The Real Testosterone Vixen

What you're seeing is a genuine alpha female, the quintessential Testosterone Vixen. Now you may be thinking that this species of female is not only rare, but perhaps even extinct. You'd be wrong. We found one. We not only found a real life T-Vixen, we may have found their leader.

Question of Strength 30

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Poetry in Motion 4

Think of bodybuilding as a language, and think of the exercises we do in the gym as words in that language.

Question of Strength 27

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Workout Du Jour 3

If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.

Resurrecting the Oak, Part 2

"Every day, I hear someone say, 'I'm too fat. I need to lose 25 pounds, but I can't. I never seem to improve.' I'd hate myself if I had that kind of attitude, if I were that weak. I can lose 10-40 pounds rapidly, easily, painlessly, by simply setting my mind to it. By observing the principles of strict discipline that bodybuilding taught me, I can prepare myself for anything."

Four Seconds to More Productive Workouts

I think it's a safe bet that at least 50% of bodybuilders are making one little mistake that, in effect, is making most or all of their workouts a waste of time.

Question of Strength 19

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Question of Strength 18

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

The Return of Dan Duchaine

He's baaack! The one. The only. The original "Steroid Guru," Dan Duchaine is, once again, on the loose and talking to Testosterone.

The Thunder From Down Under

Ian King is the antithesis of what you may think a strength coach would be.

A Bowlful of Jelly

I've got a little round belly That shakes when I laugh, Like a bowlful of jelly...

Brain Steroids

As bodybuilders and chemical daredevils, we augment this and we augment that. We take steroids. We take prohormones.

Chanko

Can’t seem to put on any quality weight? Try this strategy borrowed from sumo wrestlers. And don’t worry, you won’t get fat like a sumo! Check it out.

Stuff We Like – Technology 1

The best gadgets for making your workouts more fun and your meal prep faster and easier.

Tip: Change Your Attitude About Achy Joints

Think achy joints are a good reason to sit out another workout? Screw that.

Overhead-shrug

Tip: The Overhead Shrug

This not only works the upper and lower traps, but also trains elevation of the scapula.