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

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The HRV Roundtable

Strength coaches and researchers offer the most effective ways to use Heart Rate Variability to get better results from your training.

Flicking the Scab Off Your Dietary Beliefs

Dietary choices have become sort of the new religion for many people. Let’s offend them. Or maybe, just maybe, educate them so they won’t make silly choices.

This is How I Train

It's not the exercises, sets, or reps. The most important part of a training program is knowing what your needs and goals are.

Hard Ab Training

A quick and dirty old-school routine you can do in 6 to 10 minutes.

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  • 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?

    Big Without Strong is Nothing

    The road to a massive body that sports its own zip code begins with simply getting stronger. Here's a minimalist approach to getting maximal results.

    A Letter to My Younger Self

    What Jim Wendler would say to his teenaged self about training, conditioning, and life could be exactly what you need to hear right now.

    You Don't Have to be a Loser

    Overcome your average genetics. Quit complaining, read this, and make gains like never before.

    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.

    Radical Methods of Injury Rehabilitation

    Forget everything your gym teacher taught you about rehabbing an injury. Here are some controversial approaches to healing fast, starting from the bottom up.

    The Nutritional Dr. House: Case 1

    Bodybuilding's Dr. House applies his nutritional knowledge and insight to cure a lifter who's lost his will to lift.

    Make Your Routine Less Routine

    Variety doesn't have to mean replacing the basics with Bosu balls and Zumba classes. Try this to shake things up.

    21st Century Supersets

    A modern twist on a classic method that will get you bigger, leaner, and stronger. What's not to love about that?

    More 3rd World Workouts

    You don't need fancy equipment to stay fit or get stronger. Even in the most dire circumstances. Check this out.

    The Contreras Files: Volume I

    Glute activation, hip hinging, bench pressing, and why sometimes you should train like someone is going to shoot your family.

    5 Simple Tips for Bigger Tugs

    Cool ways to drive up your deadlift numbers, fast.

    4 Reasons Why You're Not Making Progress

    Training slumps are inevitable. But there’s a reason they happen. Here’s what’s causing yours, and what to do about it.

    Modifying the Big Lifts

    Get more out of the squat, deadlift, and overhead press. Know your limitations and overcome them. Here’s how.

    Fiber Made Simple

    Many bodybuilders don't give ingesting fiber or taking a dump a second thought. Here's why you should!

    How to Purchase Indigo-3G™

    A lot more people want to purchase and continue purchasing Indigo-3G™ than we can supply, so here's the plan...

    Simple Strength – Phase 2

    Increase your strength to record levels in a few short months. Here’s how.

    11 Years, 11 Lessons, 100 Pounds

    A decade in the iron game packs on some serious pounds, in addition to teaching some heavy life-lessons.

    Pushing the Limits: A Pain Roundtable

    Push past the pain barrier to test your mettle. Dan John, Martin Rooney, Craig Weller, and Dan Twight show you how.

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    I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Monday

    Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.