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Back On Track

How many Mondays have you been to the gym, anxiously awaiting your chest workout, only to find that you have to wait 45 minutes just to get on a bench? It seems that every guy in the gym trains his chest on Monday; it's a foregone conclusion.

Dear Mom and Dad

Some people (like maybe your mom or dad) are still worried about high protein diets blowing up your kidneys. Here's why they have nothing to worry about.

Texas T

Hillbilly Dichotomy

Intolerable - Part 2

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 2

The MacGyver Workout

The MacGyver TV show was about a guy who made complicated machines or devices out of ordinary things. For instance, he could take down a helicopter with a fan, a dough-scraper, and some duct tape. Similarly, he could use a light bulb to make a set of lock picks.

The Endurance and Hypertrophy Paradox

Much like a voluptuous vixen who loves to cook and clean, endurance-based conditioning programs that won't wreak havoc on strength and hypertrophy are hard to come by.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 2

This week David Barr will cover the interesting abstracts related to endurance training, strength training, athletic performance and recovery.

Mister Spine - Part 2

An interview with Stuart McGill, Part 2

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 1

In the first part of this three-part series, Cassandra will cover the interesting abstracts related to dietary fat, fat metabolism, and gender differences.

Mister Spine - Part 1

An interview with Stuart McGill

Five Ways to Go Deeper

How to Get "Ass to Grass" when Squatting

Restriction Contradiction - Part 2

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

Covering Your Nutritional Acids (and Bases)

While I do my best try to stay abreast of the latest nutrition and supplement research, once in a while I find myself totally ignorant to an important topic or sound body of literature.

Functionally Correct Calves

Look around your gym. Most trainees lack the calf thickness to suspend a pair of double striped knee socks, let along balance out the size and symmetry of the lower leg. Now look in the mirror. Are you one of them?

Training for Maximal Size

Moderate weight or moderate sets? Use more reps per set, or use heavier weight, more sets, and fewer reps per set? God almighty, which is the optimal way to train for size?

HOT-ROX Challenge Champs

Introducing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge Winners!

The Eight Keys - Part 3

Dave gives some great tips about how to overcome weaknesses or sticking points in the squat, deadlift, and bench press that should aid the bodybuilder or athlete in general.

The Post-Workout Resurgence

How to get the most out of your post-workout nutrition to maximize recovery and gains.

The Eight Keys - Part 2

In this segment, Tate covers the strength portion of the Westside program.

Triple Shot

An overview of the latest steroid studies

The Best of the Guest 3

Q and A with Charles Staley

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 2

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

Rapid Fire

This article will be somewhat different than those I usually write. Instead of taking on one subject and detailing it thoroughly, I'm going to talk about several training tips, exercises, or methods that I find effective.

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 1

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi