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The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing

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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.

The Natural Man who Switched Colors

Why would someone who once fervently rallied the industry against steroids eventually succumb to their call?

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.

TNT 1

I've titled this article TNT (Tips-n-Tricks) for a very good reason. Many times it's the small things that make the biggest difference. Usually when reading a new book or article you walk away with one good idea. This one idea could've been presented in a paragraph or two. So I got to thinking, why not just provide all those great ideas in a format that cuts out the BS? What you're left with is pure TNT, the stuff great explosions are made of.

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.

From Bonsai to Bamboo

Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 4

Bring the Pain - Part V

Dawg School Q&A

Q&A for high-performance athletes

CLA Revisited

I stumbled on a pretty interesting compound. It was called Conjugated Linoleic Acid, or CLA. Chemically speaking, linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid, the kind you find in flax and other oils.

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  • 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.

    Food on the Go

    How to Eat Like a Bodybuilder, Even at McDonalds

    Evils of Soy

    More bad news about a bad protein source. Check it out.

    Advanced Leg Training - Stage 2

    Bring the Pain – Part III

    The Psychology of Training

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

    Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 1

    Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

    Convergent Phase Training

    One of my central operating paradigms is the realization that all methods, devices, philosophies and techniques involved in strength training have specific benefits and drawbacks. If your training lacks sufficient diversity, you'll accumulate the drawbacks and habituate to the benefits. And that ain't good.

    The Recovery Battlefield

    Getting aggressive with your recovery

    School Days - Part 1

    LA practical training and nutrition guide for college students.

    The Big T - Part 2

    Testosterone is the hormone of the decade. The granddaddy of the male hormones has gotten more media attention over the last few years than any other hormone around.

    Dawg School 5

    We've all been there. No matter how big and educated we think we are now, at one time or another we were small.

    Black Belt Bodybuilder

    What do you get when you cross a bodybuilder with a martial artist? Answer: A person you want on your side in a bar fight!

    Question of Strength 33

    Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.