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It's a very common problem; almost an epidemic, you could say. This may not be comforting, and it may be something you've heard before, but, "it happens to a lot of guys."

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Hot-Rox FAQ

Answers to all your burning HOT-ROX questions!

Fun With Women!

My new pastime (and how women should train)

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.

Accidental Muscle?

Where are all the Buff Guys?

Temporal Nutrition - Part 1

we investigate our differences by looking at some hard data, and decide that there can be no sane approach that will work for every "dieter."

Frequent and Furious

How to get strong fast with frequent workouts!

The Hot-Rox® Transformation Plan

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

Fight Muscle

An interview with Coach Scott Sonnon

The Protein Prejudice

Do athletes and lifters really need more protein than regular folks? Yes. Here's why.

Your Doctor, Your Dealer 2

I was on a journey for greater knowledge regarding our friend "Mr. T." This journey took place on foot, in person, and online. It was also well worth it.

The Big Back Stack

How to Build a Huge, Complete Back

Toothpicks to Timber

Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!

Steroid Manifesto - Part 3

What Your Doctor, Your Friends, Your Mamma, and Maybe Even You Don't Know About Steroids

Exercises You've Never Tried 6

Variety in training, used wisely, is one of the factors that keeps the gains coming. Try these odd but effective exercises to mix things up.

Steroid Manifesto - Part 2

What Your Doctor, Your Friends, Your Mamma, and Maybe Even You Don't Know About Steroids

Canadian Cannons

Build Bulging Biceps the Quebec Way!

Ditch the Holiday Leftovers

I've been riddled with guilt. I threw out a batch of mom's Christmas cookies today. Her fudge went too soft – as did my wife's cornbread-sausage stuffing, the candied yams, and the bowls of lovingly prepared homemade munchies that have been sitting around my house.

Exercises You've Never Tried 5

The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.

Power Broker

An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau

Save Your Parents!

Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.

Lose The Fat, Keep The Strength

It's possible to maintain and even build strength while stripping off body fat. Don't think so? Then try this when you're ready to lean down.

Rest-Pause Training Re-visited

Go to any gym these days and you see most trainees doing an endless number of reps all in the hopes of attaining the oh-so elusive and fleetingly short pump.

STOP the Catabolic Insanity!

As kids, we all looked at superheroes with a sense of awe – not just for their heroic acts of fending off the bad guys, but also for their seemingly flawless muscular bodies. In fact, I know of more than one guy who started working out in order to emulate their favourite superhero.

Exercises You've Never Tried 4

Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.