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Train Like a Man 5

You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.

27 More Nutrition Facts

Here are 27 facts to either reinforce or to bring into doubt your current nutritional practices. Read, learn, adjust, and conquer.

Managing Training Stress

Here are a couple of simple but telling biofeedback tests to let you how well you're managing the stress imposed by training.

6 Lessons Learned From the Master Blaster

Joe Weider was way ahead of science when he came out with his principles for building muscle. And now science is backing him up.

The High Performance Training Matrix

Train for size and a good physique might follow. Train for performance and a jacked physique WILL follow. Here’s the plan.

Getting Big Through TUT

Time to cut the crap and build some serious muscle with these scientifically-backed training methods.

Figuring Out Your Life and Lifting Goals

How combining the threads of training, career, and family can make for a full, fit life.

Timed Arm Blast

Forget about counting reps! Do your biceps and triceps sets for time instead!

Heavy Lessons

A long-time strength coach finally enters a powerlifting meet. Here's what you can learn from his experiments.

10 Forgotten Tips for Smarter Lifting

Mike Robertson wants to remind you to do some of the great stuff you used to, but may have forgotten about.

Single-Leg Training Put To the Test

Enough theorizing and debating - what really happens when a squat-loving lifter abandons bilateral lifts for single-leg versions?

The Return of Aerobic Work

Steady state aerobic exercise makes you slow, fat, and weak. Or is that belief just holding you back? Check out this info.

7 Single-Leg Exercises You've Never Tried

Shake up your training and correct strength imbalances with these challenging exercises.

Get Your Mind Right!

Your brain determines your success as much as your muscles. Here's how to make sure that blob of gray matter doesn't get the best of you.

Your Cardio Makes No Sense

Is puking on your shoes really improving your conditioning? Here's a scientific approach to building the aerobic and anaerobic systems.

A New Way to Eat - Part 1

It's time to say goodbye to the bodybuilding tradition of eating 6 times a day. Here’s a better way.

Research-Approved Carb Cycling

A better way to cycle carbs, one that allows you to have your cake and eat it too, literally.

Up Your Work Capacity

How to build a bigger gas tank to power through your most demanding training.

Optimizing the Overhead Squat

Should you be doing the overhead squat? If so, how? Here’s what you need to know.

The Fat Loss Hierarchy

Designing your own diet to get you healthy and lean is as easy as counting from one to eight. Here’s how.

Fat Loss Nutrition

To lose body fat, sometimes you have to throw conventional thinking out the window and do what's counterintuitive. Check this out

Diet Planning for the Hardgainer

Terrific remedies for the chronically slim, including info on calorie intake and macronutrient intake, along with little-known strategies for packing on meat.

Long Live the Overhead Press

Overhead pressing is great but it’s not for everyone. You need to be qualified to press. Find out if you are here.

Squat and Sprint

Combining heavy weights with intense sprints will deliver rapid mass gains. Here’s how to do it.