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Out of Kilter - Part 3

End needless knee pain!

Bustin' Ass 101

If you think you're way beyond this basic advice, think again. Warning: Not for snowflakes.

The Dark Side of College Football

In the 2001-2002 academic year, the NCAA spent almost three million dollars testing Division I and Division II football players for "anabolic agents, diuretics, and urine manipulators."

Sports Nutrition Smackdown

A raucous roundtable discussion with Jose Antonio, Doug Kalman, Chris Street, and Tim Ziegenfuss

The Creation Continues

About 2 years ago, we asked one of our resident nutrition and supplement gurus, John Berardi, to give us a peek into his training journal. While best known for dispersing dietary dogma, JB has built a rock-solid physique from countless hours of fraternizing with heavy dumbbells and barbells.

Out of Kilter - Part 2

No More Back Pain

Variable Cluster Training

We all know building a muscular body takes time, but if you want to speed things up and kickstart some serious hypertrophy, you must make intelligent use of two core muscle-building concepts: absolute strength and absolute volume.

Frankenfood

Eight foods that have been wrecked by science, plus the healthier alternatives.

Part-Time Beast

Big Time Gains for the Part-Time Lifter

Kill The Gurus!

Have you ever wanted to be recognized as an authority on bodybuilding, powerlifting, and performance enhancement?

The Weight Gain Troubleshooter

If you've had trouble gaining lean weight during mass building phases, here's something that will help.

The Psychology of Big – Part 2

Freud Pumps Up

Back On Track

How many Mondays have you been to the gym, anxiously awaiting your chest workout, only to find that you have to wait 45 minutes just to get on a bench? It seems that every guy in the gym trains his chest on Monday; it's a foregone conclusion.

The Psychology of Big – Part 1

A Brief History of Mind Over Matter

Dear Mom and Dad

Some people (like maybe your mom or dad) are still worried about high protein diets blowing up your kidneys. Here's why they have nothing to worry about.

Intolerable - Part 2

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 2

Intolerable - Part 1

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 1

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 3

John Berardi will cover the interesting abstracts related to muscle physiology, muscle metabolism, hormones, weight loss, and nutrition.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 2

This week David Barr will cover the interesting abstracts related to endurance training, strength training, athletic performance and recovery.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 1

In the first part of this three-part series, Cassandra will cover the interesting abstracts related to dietary fat, fat metabolism, and gender differences.

Restriction Contradiction - Part 2

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

Covering Your Nutritional Acids (and Bases)

While I do my best try to stay abreast of the latest nutrition and supplement research, once in a while I find myself totally ignorant to an important topic or sound body of literature.

HOT-ROX Challenge Champs

Introducing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge Winners!

Ab Training From the Inside Out

Breathing isn't one of those things we normally think about. Being the morons that we are – according to the general public, at least – bodybuilders generally prefer to devote our limited brain power towards things which seem more pertinent, such as calculating food intake or figuring out which tank top will make our guns look the biggest (okay, maybe that one's just me).