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Two years ago my wife and I tried cyclic ketogenic dieting. We knew that many of the concepts behind these diets were valid but there was a practical, behavioral problem for us: we could no longer function as a stable, productive human beings on such low carb intakes.

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The Pro-Maker

Joe DeFranco is a busy man. Right now he's training sixty high school athletes, thirty college athletes, and ten professionals. NFL agents keep his phone ringing all day long

Anabolic Street - Part 2

An Exclusive Interview with Chris Street

Pendulum Bodybuilding

In my last article, Pendulum Training, I introduced the basic principles behind a new way to plan your workouts. This new way of thinking is based on a frequent pre-planned variation of training objectives and means.

Anabolic Street - Part 1

An Exclusive Interview with Chris Street

Precision Pulling

The 9 keys to pulling bigger, badder deadlifts.

Defeating Dietary Displacement - Part 2

Are dietary academic arguments making people even fatter? Intriguing info here.

Defeating Dietary Displacement - Part 1

Food displacement is an issue that must be avoided if optimal body composition and health are your goals. Here’s what you need to know.

Out of Kilter - Part 4

Stop Shoulder Pain Cold!

December Diet Strategies

Thanksgiving was a fatty, sugary good time. I've never been one to do the old "modified recipe" thing when it comes to traditional holidays. Mashed potatoes and gravy, eggnog, pumpkin pie – it's all good to me.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Nutritional Programs

Simple, time-tested, no nonsense habits that you need to get into when designing a good eating program. Check ‘em out.

Meet Christian Thibaudeau

He's Canadian. He's bald. He's bigger and stronger than you. Meet Christian Thibaudeau

Out of Kilter - Part 3

End needless knee pain!

Nobody Move!

As I sit here in the airport reflecting on my recent trip, I'm once again exposed to the reality that most Americans just don't move. At least not under their own power. Mostly we just like to sit motionless.

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."

Mega-Shoulder Glider 2004

A Revolutionary Training Apparatus!

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

Superman Sets

How to build power and functional hypertrophy with timed sets

The Big Sleep - Part 2

Snooze Your Way to Bigger Muscles and Less Fat!

Frankenfood

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

Out of Kilter - Part 1

How to Identify and Correct Imbalances