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An Interview with Charles Staley

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The Weakest Link

In the fitness and bodybuilding communities, upper back and neck strain are as chronic and irritating as AM talk shows.

The Thailand Trilogy - Part 3

Steroid Vacation

Hey, Balance This!

What does having a “balanced diet” really mean? And is it even ideal for bodybuilders and athletes? Dr. Lowery looks at several popular approaches.

The Thailand Trilogy - Part 2

Sex, Sand, and Rock & Roll

Ripped, Rugged, and Dense

American Chet Yorton, although not as big as Arnold, ran circles around the young Austrian with his vascular, striated physique, exposing the Oak as the amateur he was. Yorton's ripped, rugged, and dense appearance forced Arnold to settle for a distant second place finish.

Awesome Abs – Stage 4

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

The Thailand Trilogy - Part 1

Descent into Bangkok

Level With Me, Doc... How Long Have I Got?

A Comprehensive Look at Lab Tests

Are You Getting Rusty?

Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?

Why Lurch Won't Grow

You're good at pushing cars out of the snow. You can punch somebody's lights out pretty easily. Yep, life's pretty easy for tall guys... until they get to the gym.

GH: The Untold Story

How to lose fat and gain muscle with low doses of growth hormone

More Can Be Better!

Why you should train each muscle group more than once a week

Bonehead Nutrition

The five most common nutrition mistakes made by lifters and wannabe bodybuilders.

Lean Eatin' – Part 2

A calorie is not a calorie. A fat is not a fat. A carb is not a carb. A protein is not a protein. Here’s why.

The Big Woof

In this installment, Westside Barbell guru Dave Tate digs deep to answer the question, "Why do we put ourselves through this?"

Lean Eatin' – Part 1

A calorie is not a calorie. A fat is not a fat. A carb is not a carb. A protein is not a protein. Here’s why.

Body Composition For Beginners - Part 1

The measurement of body composition is an inexact science, and outside the laboratory, it becomes an even more inexact science.

Street Fightin' Man

An Interview with Frank Shamrock

Specialization Periodization

How to Gain (or Lose) Muscle

The Winning Formula - Part 2

How to manipulate diet and exercise to look good naked, part 2

The Winning Formula - Part 1

How to manipulate diet and exercise to look great naked

Smuggler's Blues

T-mag Goes Undercover in Mexico

8 Questions About Protein

The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.

The Jumping Box Squat

Take your explosive strength to the next level!