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Sports Nutrition Smackdown

A raucous roundtable discussion with Jose Antonio, Doug Kalman, Chris Street, and Tim Ziegenfuss

The Creation Continues

About 2 years ago, we asked one of our resident nutrition and supplement gurus, John Berardi, to give us a peek into his training journal. While best known for dispersing dietary dogma, JB has built a rock-solid physique from countless hours of fraternizing with heavy dumbbells and barbells.

Out of Kilter - Part 2

No More Back Pain

Variable Cluster Training

We all know building a muscular body takes time, but if you want to speed things up and kickstart some serious hypertrophy, you must make intelligent use of two core muscle-building concepts: absolute strength and absolute volume.

Staying Power

How to use Strength-Endurance Training to be Stronger... Longer

The Big Sleep - Part 2

Snooze Your Way to Bigger Muscles and Less Fat!

Frankenfood

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

The Big Sleep - Part 1

Snooze Your Way to Bigger Muscles and Less Fat!

Part-Time Beast

Big Time Gains for the Part-Time Lifter

Kill The Gurus!

Have you ever wanted to be recognized as an authority on bodybuilding, powerlifting, and performance enhancement?

The Weight Gain Troubleshooter

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

The Serrano Show

You can say a lot of things about Dr. Eric Serrano, but you can't say he's boring.

Triple Threat

How to Build a 3-D Upper Body

The Psychology of Big – Part 2

Freud Pumps Up

Keep the Iron on the Bar

Too much dietary iron can wreak havoc on a man’s health. Here’s what you can do about it while still enjoying your steaks.

The Psychology of Big – Part 1

A Brief History of Mind Over Matter

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

Intolerable - Part 1

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 1

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

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.