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Antioxidants - Part 2

Antioxidant supplementation is one of the most confusing areas of nutrition. Hell, if you read the average daily newspaper, you're met with a deluge of information about the latest and greatest alleged antioxidants. If you followed all of the advice of the nutritional pundits, you'd be popping pills filled with exotic substances all day long.

Twelve Weeks to Super Strength - Phase 3

If you've tried Ian King's "Limping" series for legs, then I don't need to tell you how effective his 12-week programs are. If you haven't tried the aforementioned program, then all I can say is, what the hell is your problem?

Question of Strength 30

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

Twelve Weeks to Super Strength - Phase 2

If you've tried Ian King's "Limping" series for legs, then I don't need to tell you how effective his 12-week programs are. If you haven't tried the aforementioned program, then all I can say is, what the hell is your problem?

Limping Into the New Millennium - Part 1

In case you've just stumbled onto this site, put some ice on your head while I do a quick recap of what's happening here. Australian Wunder Coach Ian King has devised a 12-week leg program that's among the most unique - and the most effective - that I've ever experienced.

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."

Question of Strength 15

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

Question of Strength 14

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

Question of Strength 12

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

Question of Strength 11

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

Question of Strength 10

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

Question of Strength 5

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

Speed Demons

WARNING: If you're a white bigot, don't read this article. It might cause your red neck to get even redder. The premise of this article is, quite simply, blacks are better athletes than whites.

Killer Instinct

I've never fit in anywhere. Actually, I never really think about it. As a result, I usually leave a wake of mayhem and controversy wherever I go.

Tip: How to Build a Professional Butt

Isometronics will turn your peach into a pumpkin, fast! Here's what to do.

Tip: This Plank Isn't For Pantywaists

Got two minutes? Drop to the floor and try this challenge!

Tip: Ramp Up the Rollout

Here's how to make this gadget work even better. Warning: It's gonna hurt.

Tip: Are Single-Joint Exercises Worthless?

A new study involving both naturals and druggies sheds some light on this common question. Check it out.

Tip: Fix Your Cranky Neck and Traps

Lifting weights can be a pain in the neck. Like, literally. Here's how to fix it and prevent future problems.

Tip: Two Rotational Exercises for a Powerful Core

Punch like Tyson. Kick like a mule. Use these two proven moves to crank up your core strength.

Tip: A Weird Way to Row

Do this with a kettlebell, a dumbbell, or a barbell. It's a bit odd, but has full-body benefits.

Tip: Master the J-Row

Build a better back with this one-arm row variation.

Tip: Build Big Shoulders With Bodyweight

Develop this skill and you'll not only build your delts and triceps, you'll also improve your shoulder health. You might even have some fun.

Tip: 4 Unique Exercises for a Stronger Grip

Crank up your grip strength by tweaking four exercises you're probably already doing. Here's how.