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Tornado Training – Part 2

I'll show you some more challenging and dynamic rotational exercises that are sure to help you develop Tornado-like power!

The Essential Berardi

A stripped down overview of JB's dietary wisdom

Tornado Training – Part 1

The importance of rotational training in anyone's exercise program whether they're an athlete, a weekend warrior, or anything in between.

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.

Say Goodbye to your Weakest Link!

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.

Big Numbers

The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum

Things We've Learned

Sit down with a bunch of bodybuilders and ask them to sum up all the important stuff they've learned and you'll probably hear some interesting info. But sit down with a bunch of experts in the field, guys with years of experience training themselves and working with others, and what you hear may change how you eat and train forever.

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.

Clean Livin'

A T-man Guide to Health

Soy is Still Bad Protein

Want to build muscle? Eat more protein, but not soy protein. Here’s why.

The Next Poliquin? Part 2

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 2

Dirty Tricks

How to avoid getting ripped off when buying supplements.

Bone Crackin' Bench

Advanced Training to Boost your Bench Press

Knife Fight!

Facing an Edged Weapon

Bodybuilder, Heal Thyself

An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin

TNT 2

In his first TNT article, big Dave Tate cut through the BS and dropped some great training info on us. This week Dave provides us with a few more explosive tips and tricks, this time for the more advanced trainee.

What Nerve!

Movements that "Trick" the Nervous System

Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 4

Bring on the Pain

The Two Faces of Juarez - Part 1

This is part one of an article about Chris Shugart and Cy Willson's trip into Mexico to check out the steroid scene and bordertown culture.

I Could Just Spit!

The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing

60 Seconds of Pain

Try something new, experiment, mix it up, sometimes let her get on top and hold the riding crop... well, you know what we mean.