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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.

Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 2

Bring on the Pain-Upper Body

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

White Men Can Jump!

8 Weeks to a Killer Vertical

From Bonsai to Bamboo

Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 4

Bring the Pain - Part V

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.

  • CLA
  • The Hanging Circumduction

    Amaze Your Friends, Stun Your Enemies

    Advanced Leg Training - Stage 3

    Bring the Pain – Part IV

    Great Ass Lunges

    The glutes play a larger role in sports performance than just keeping your jock from falling down. As part of your posterior chain of muscles, properly trained glutes can help you jump higher and sprint faster.

    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.

    Food on the Go

    How to Eat Like a Bodybuilder, Even at McDonalds

    Recovery Update

    Post-Workout nutrition Q&A

    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 2

    Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

    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.

    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.

    Bring the Pain - Part 1

    Taking your workouts to the next level

    School Days - Part 2

    A practical training and nutrition guide for college students