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The Cardio Roundtable - Part 2

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

Rapid Fire

This article will be somewhat different than those I usually write. Instead of taking on one subject and detailing it thoroughly, I'm going to talk about several training tips, exercises, or methods that I find effective.

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 1

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

Change It Up!

When Strength Training Meets ADD

Hot-Rox FAQ

Answers to all your burning HOT-ROX questions!

Accidental Muscle?

Where are all the Buff Guys?

Temporal Nutrition - Part 1

we investigate our differences by looking at some hard data, and decide that there can be no sane approach that will work for every "dieter."

Triple Decker Delts

What would you give to have delts so big and wide that you had to strip naked and coat yourself with lard before being able to pass from room to room?

The Protein Prejudice

Do athletes and lifters really need more protein than regular folks? Yes. Here's why.

Your Doctor, Your Dealer 2

I was on a journey for greater knowledge regarding our friend "Mr. T." This journey took place on foot, in person, and online. It was also well worth it.

Toothpicks to Timber

Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!

Exercises You've Never Tried 6

Variety in training, used wisely, is one of the factors that keeps the gains coming. Try these odd but effective exercises to mix things up.

Ditch the Holiday Leftovers

I've been riddled with guilt. I threw out a batch of mom's Christmas cookies today. Her fudge went too soft – as did my wife's cornbread-sausage stuffing, the candied yams, and the bowls of lovingly prepared homemade munchies that have been sitting around my house.

Exercises You've Never Tried 5

The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.

Power Broker

An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau

Save Your Parents!

Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.

Rest-Pause Training Re-visited

Go to any gym these days and you see most trainees doing an endless number of reps all in the hopes of attaining the oh-so elusive and fleetingly short pump.

Massive Cooking

Healthy, muscle-building food doesn't have to be bland and boring. These cooking tips are worth learning. Check 'em out.

Dr. Health Nut

An Interview with Dr. Joseph Mercola

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 2

Last week, John Berardi, Lonnie Lowery, Cy Willson, and that annoying Jared kid from the TV commercials discussed different aspects of carbohydrate metabolism. When last we left them, they were about to start explaining the differences between individual types of carbohydrates.

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 1

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.

Bodybuilding's Best Kept Secret

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.

Regurgitate your Lunch

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

Fat Roundtable 2

Getting Even Fatter