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Admit it. A lot of times you plan your workouts around your major muscle groups and just "throw in" a few sets at the end for your ancillary muscles – calves, abs, and forearms.

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Muscle Masochism! - Part 2

Part 2 continues to look at muscle catabolism, in addition to giving you methods by which to conduct fiendish laboratory-like experiments on yourself!

I Could Just Spit!

The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing

The Creation of a T-Man

Want to find out what it really takes to build a great physique? Then take a peek into the training journal of someone who's already done it.

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.

Muscle Masochism! - Part 1

Heavy weights. Forced reps. Negatives. They freakin' hurt. There's just no denying it. And yet we punish ourselves with these techniques like a bad boy at Mistress Cruella's House of Pain.

Vitamins: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Have you ever been in a health food store or drug store and found yourself staring at a multivitamin bottle and wondering what do all these "ABC's" do and how much of each do I really need? Hell, I have.

Biomechanical Advantage - Part 2

How you could stretch out a set by making use of the fact that you can give yourself a biomechanical advantage simply by changing your foot or hand position.

Time To Explode!

Reverse hypers and explosive standing calf raises

Plate Drags

Train your hamstrings, adductors and abductors with this unique exercise.

Dawg School Q&A

Q&A for high-performance athletes

The Hanging Circumduction

Amaze Your Friends, Stun Your Enemies

Shrug Science - Part 2

In this article, we'll look at the variations of the shrug that can be used to accomplish several specific objectives.

The 100/100 Routine

A training program doesn't have to be complicated to work. In fact, sometimes the most simplistic routines can be the most exhaustive and result-producing.

The Modified Gymnast's Routine

If your back training program involves nothing but machine pulldowns, then put on a frilly pink dress 'cause you're training like a little girl!

The Psychology of Training

I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.

High Octane Training 3

Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability?

Biomechanical Advantage Extended Sets - Part 1

Anyone who's ever picked up a weight has learned a little about physics, whether he knows it or not.

Liver Paté

The Care and Feeding of the Liver

High Octane Training 2

Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good often isn't good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.

School Days - Part 2

A practical training and nutrition guide for college students

School Days - Part 1

LA practical training and nutrition guide for college students.

Made to Order Muscle

Can you really change the shape of a muscle?

High Octane Training 1

Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good isn't often good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.

From the Gym to the Road

Not too many years ago, the idea of an endurance athlete like a cyclist, triathlete, or runner hitting the weights was almost unheard of. Why, everyone knows that weight training will make you big, bulky, and slow, right? Well, believe it or not, endurance athletes are lifting weights to improve performance.