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Meet Lou Schuler

An Interview with Lou Schuler.

Bodybuilding in a Low-Carb World

Low-carb hype rules the day.

Rubber Vs. Iron

Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.

Meet Lonnie Lowery

An Interview with the Warrior Nerd, Lonnie Lowery, PhD

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 1

In the first installment of this article, I discussed the various benefits of the snatch and I also hinted at the large number of possible snatch variations.

The Mutation Series - Part 3 Continued

My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.

Practical Fats

What you need to know about ingesting fats.

Exercises You've Never Tried 12

Replace some of your usual exercises with the ones here. Mix things up and start making progress again.

The Success Quiz

There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.

Refinement Training

Get revitalized and ready for your next mass program!

Mental Muscle

The Psychology of Body Transformation and Peak Performance.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 2

A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?

The Stretching Roundtable - Part 2

Last week in Part I the coaches talked about stretching myths and how flexibility affects muscle size and strength. This week they'll delve even deeper into the subject, so warm up your brain, do some dynamic stretches for the frontal lobe, and dig in

Exercises You've Never Tried 11

Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.

The Cat's Lair 5

Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro

Exercises You've Never Tried 10

A new exercise is mentally stimulating. It turns your brain on, excites the nervous system and breaks you out of the training blahs. Try these out.

Violent Variations - Part 3

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

Suicide by Squat

In his classic 1984 book, Bodybuilding: A Scientific Approach, Fred Hatfield presented a model of training aimed at exploiting the adaptations provided by each of the three dominant rep ranges used in the strength training of that era (4-6, 10-12 and 20-25 reps).

High Performance Nutrition Made Easy

I'm going to spare you nutrition intricacies like the latest information on Glut-4 transporter translocation and just give you the Cliff's Notes–or Clay's Notes–on how to piece together meals and eating plans that'll help you achieve your physique and/or strength goals.

Violent Variations - Part 2

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

The Warrior Nerd 3

Die, Vegetarian, Die!

'Roid Rebuttal

ESPN gets called out

The Warrior Nerd 2

Overtraining or Under-eating? Part Two

Stretch Mark Mass!

Anabolic Stretching for Anabolic Gains