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Bodybuilding may never make it to the Olympics, but I believe that Olympic lifting will make it to bodybuilding. In fact, I've always recommended that bodybuilders use Olympic lifting at certain times during the training year.

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Regurgitate your Lunch

This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.

Refresher Course 2

Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!

Exercises You've Never Tried 2

Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.

Awesome Abs – Stage 4

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

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?

More Can Be Better!

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

Awesome Abs – Stage 3

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

The Big Woof

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

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

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.

Dawg School 7

The Bodybuilder's Hierarchy of Needs

Chemical Solution

The Lowdown on the Latest in Bodybuilding Chemistry

What Speed of Movement Should I Use?

If you don't already have Ian King's 'Get Buffed!' book, you've probably heard about it. It's definitely one of best-received books about weight training on the market.

Push-up Your Explosive Strength!

Techniques for breaking through strength plateaus in the bench press

Pelvis Has Left the Building!

How pelvic alignment and proper exercise program design can keep the injury goblins at bay

Good Fat and Where It's At

There are a lot of facts bombarding our gray matter nowadays. Pretty much everyone realizes that we live in an age of information overload.

Precision Nutrition for 2002 and Beyond

Post-workout nutrition. Pre-workout nutrition. Mid-workout nutrition. Over the last year, you've heard a whole lot about these topics and for good reason. Whether you're a strength or endurance athlete, the correct nutrients before, during, and after exercise can dramatically impact your muscle mass and recovery.

The Next Poliquin? Part 2

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 2

Bodybuilder, Heal Thyself

An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin

What Nerve!

Movements that "Trick" the Nervous System