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It's been nearly two years since Lonnie Lowery and I teamed up to get our macronutrient roundtable on. First, we invited Cy Willson to share in an interesting protein discussion.

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Exercises You've Never Tried 3

If you train like everyone else in the gym, then you're probably not training very well. Try these little-known exercises, stand out, and make gains.

The Thailand Trilogy - Part 3

Steroid Vacation

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.

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.

Body Composition For Beginners - Part 2

Unfortunately, most of the methods usually used to determine body fat are woefully inadequate and rife with potential problems.

The Protein Insider

An Inside Look at the Protein Business

Smuggler's Blues

T-mag Goes Undercover in Mexico

Bedtime Story

About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.

Big Numbers

The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum

Eccentric vs. Concentric

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.

Reactive Strength

How a bony white boy from Buffalo increased his strength by a whopping 60 pounds in 56 days!

Dirty Tricks

How to avoid getting ripped off when buying supplements.

Bone Crackin' Bench

Advanced Training to Boost your Bench Press

Booming Biceps – Part 2

Balance and Stability

Disturbing Trends

A list of bonehead practices in the gym

Row to Grow

A Closer Look at the Seated Row

The Ian King Cheat Sheets - Part 1

Think of this as the Cliff Note's to the Ian King 101 class. Here you'll find the highlights of Ian's training principles that have changed the way most of us workout.

Bad Blood

Improving your cholesterol profile

Xenoestrogens

The War Rages On

Plate Drags

Train your hamstrings, adductors and abductors with this unique exercise.

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 2

Bring the Pain – Part III

The Testosterone Training Codex

For years, I've been watching zombies, training zombies. They wander aimlessly from station to station, doing exercises haphazardly with really no rhyme or reason except that, "this one kinda' feels like it's doing something." Once in awhile, they'll grasp on to a particular program but they'll end up beating it into the ground, doing it for months and months until they've long since milked any effectiveness from it.

Games Olympic People Play

On some levels, it somehow seems a shame to reignite the flame of scandal so soon after the Olympic flame has been extinguished.