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The Steroid Interviews - Professional Baseball

As part of an agreement with Testosterone Magazine, excerpts from my new book will be published in the coming months. These excerpts detail the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite athletes as well as those in non-athletic populations. The book looks at these drugs individually in a scientific manner, something not done to date by popular books on the subject or those less read books published for members of the scientific community.

Frankenfood

Eight foods that have been wrecked by science, plus the healthier alternatives.

Out of Kilter - Part 1

How to Identify and Correct Imbalances

The Weight Gain Troubleshooter

If you've had trouble gaining lean weight during mass building phases, here's something that will help.

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.

Ab Training for Athletes and Babehounds, 2K3

New exercises, new format, new pain!

  • Abs
  • Popped: Doing Time in a Tijuana Jail

    It started out innocently enough. He wanted to get bigger. He lived near the Mexican border so he crossed over and brought back some steroids for his personal use. No harm, no foul.

    Exercises You've Never Tried 7

    Weight training is like sex. It can get boring if you always do it the same way. Here’s how to spice up your workout.

    The Hot-Rox® Transformation Plan

    A simple guide to help you lose fat quickly while using Hot-Rox.

    The Cheater's Diet

    A Complete Program to Maximize Your Cutting Cycles

    Exercises You've Never Tried 2

    Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.

    Escalating Density Training - Phase 2

    "The sheer effectiveness and brutality of the EDT program does not come across in the written word. This is a TOTAL gym experience"

    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.

    Plate Drags

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

    Bring the Pain - Part 1

    Taking your workouts to the next level

    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.

    Rocket Scientist

    On September 24th 1988, the world held its breath for 9.79 seconds. It was the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea and Ben Johnson had just become the fastest human being on earth.

    Twelve Weeks to Super Strength - Phase 3

    If you've tried Ian King's "Limping" series for legs, then I don't need to tell you how effective his 12-week programs are. If you haven't tried the aforementioned program, then all I can say is, what the hell is your problem?

    Bad Protein

    You probably know by now that soy protein is pretty awful stuff for athletic populations. Here’s the article that first exposed the dirty truth.

    Preparing for the Ultimate Workout

    Most trainees have the habit of waking up, shoveling down some Fruit Loops, and heading off to the gym before they've truly awakened. In other words, given the amount of prep work they've put into that particular workout, they might as well have left their Fozzie Bear jammies on and stayed in bed.

    Limping into October - Part 2

    By now, you should have at least tried the leg workout that I described in Part 1 of this article posted last week. If all is well, you should be feeling really bad because your legs hurt so much.

    Limping into October - Part 1

    The following article is Part I of a two-part leg training article that's very different from anything you've ever done.

    Question of Strength 22

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

    Tip: 5 Ways to Crank Up the Curl

    How to change the angle, offset the load, and increase TUT for bigger biceps.