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Quattro Dynamo

Train every muscle group 4 times per week? Yes, it can be done, if you plan it right. Try this program.

Pendulum Training

Non-Linear Periodization for Maximum Gains

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.

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

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.

Staying Power

How to use Strength-Endurance Training to be Stronger... Longer

Frankenfood

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

The Big Sleep - Part 1

Snooze Your Way to Bigger Muscles and Less Fat!

21st Century Core Training 1

Everything you need to know to develop a strong, powerful core.

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  • 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.

    Cracking the Rotator Cuff Conundrum

    Everything you need to know about your rotator cuff (and more.) Here’s how to keep it healthy and strong.

    Triple Threat

    How to Build a 3-D Upper Body