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Frequent and Furious

How to get strong fast with frequent workouts!

The Protein Prejudice

Do athletes and lifters really need more protein than regular folks? Yes. Here's why.

Toothpicks to Timber

Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!

Exercises You've Never Tried 6

Variety in training, used wisely, is one of the factors that keeps the gains coming. Try these odd but effective exercises to mix things up.

Steroid Manifesto - Part 2

What Your Doctor, Your Friends, Your Mamma, and Maybe Even You Don't Know About Steroids

High Octane Cardio

Train like a man, not a rodent!

Train For Your Frame

What's the quickest way to take your physique to the next level? Give up? Well, the answer depends on your calf insertion points. No, I'm not kidding!

Exercises You've Never Tried 5

The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.

Power Broker

An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau

Save Your Parents!

Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.

Exercises You've Never Tried 4

Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.

4 Weightlifting Myths Dispelled

I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.

Glutamine: Destroying the Dogma - Part 1

Does glutamine live up to the hype? Not really. Here’s why.

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 1

It's been nearly two years since Lonnie Lowery and I teamed up to get our macronutrient roundtable on. First, we invited Cy Willson to share in an interesting protein discussion.

Regurgitate your Lunch

This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.

Fat Roundtable 2

Getting Even Fatter

Refresher Course 2

Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!

Power Hungry

A Conversation with Jimmy "The Iron Bull" Pellechia

Something's Fishy - Part 2

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."

Cheat to Win

How to cheat on your diet and look even better

Exercises You've Never Tried 2

Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.

The Staley Principles

An Interview with Charles Staley

Mr. Hypertrophy

An Interview with Bryan Haycock

Big Muscles, Busy Schedules

How to Build by only Training Two Days a Week