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Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.

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The Hard Body Manifesto - Part 1

Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.

6 Tricks for a Sexy Squat

How to improve your squat form and hit a new PR, even if you have bad levers.

It's Not About the Food – Part 2

Ten ways to handle diet and nutrition when you’re on the road.

10 Iron Game Lessons

The whole point of this article is for me to discuss the top ten things I've learned about training.

Copland Training - Part 2

The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.

Lowery's Top 10 Tips

What do you get when you ask some of the world's top strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their most powerful tips for dramatic physique changes? You get one hell of an article series!

Goal Setting for Hard Asses

Achieve your goals or eat Alpo!

Copland Training - Part 1

The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.

The Training Quiz for Smartasses

A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 1

To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 2

In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.

Meet Lonnie Lowery

An Interview with the Warrior Nerd, Lonnie Lowery, PhD

The Mutation Series - Part 3 Continued

My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.

The Mutation Series - Part 3

In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.

Mental Muscle

The Psychology of Body Transformation and Peak Performance.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 2

A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 3

Simple calorie draining techniques for contest dieters or people who just want to get lean fast. Check ‘em out.

The Cat's Lair 5

Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro

Stretching for Strengthening - Part 2

The truth about stretching without stretching the truth!

Exercises You've Never Tried 9

Break out of your training rut and adopt some challenging new exercises. Here are 8 to test out.

Violent Variations - Part 2

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

The Warrior Nerd 3

Die, Vegetarian, Die!

'Roid Rebuttal

ESPN gets called out

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 2

An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.