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Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 1

Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

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 Fountain of GH

The year was 1513. Don Juan Ponce de Leon, better known as "Pump" in transcontinental travel circles, was on a seemingly hopeless mission. Pump de Leon, after numerous world travels, many bodybuilding titles, and huge prize monies, had set out to find the fountain of GH.

Tsunami Training

I'm going to describe a little 6-week program that I call Tsunami Training (I'll get to why I call it that a little later). It's based, for the most part, on training methodologies that I picked up from Ian King and Charles Poliquin, with some razzle-dazzle thrown in by myself.

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.

Question of Strength 27

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

Question of Strength 26

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

Question of Strength 25

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

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."

The Lost Art of the Finisher

Think back to the time when you had the most fun in the gym. That's right - fun! What's the last thing you did at the gym that could be described as "having a good time?"

The Oscillating Wave Program Part 1

I'm always experimenting in the gym. Hell, I sometimes think if I didn't spend so much time trying new ways to train that I'd be a lot further ahead, physique-wise.

Question of Strength 14

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

A Simpleton's Guide to Charles Poliquin's Training Principles 2

In Part I of this article, I carefully picked out seven of Charles Poliquin's principles and tried to make them a little easier to understand. Of course, as I mentioned, picking out only seven was a little like trying to pick my top seven favorite Hanson songs?okay, bad analogy.

Question of Strength 9

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.

Tip: The Easy Way to Boost Your Deadlift

Blast up a new PR with this plateau-busting training method you can do in a commercial gym.

Tip: Steroids vs. Your Brain

Do anabolic-androgenic steroids make you, well, kinda stupid? Here's the new science.

Tip: Two New Exercises for Healthy Shoulders

You can't build bigger delts if your shoulders are achy and immobile. These smart moves will fix you right up.

Tip: Set Your Hammies and Glutes on Fire

Build a stronger backside with this new twist on a classic exercise.

Tip: Should Women Take Small Doses of T?

Here's what happens when women start using testosterone replacement gel.

Tip: How to Fix All Your Biceps Problems

Here's what to do if your curls aren't cutting it.

Tip: The Break-Through Pulldown

The way most people do pulldowns won't actually hit the lats much. Try this unique variation instead and feel the cramp.