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As I sit here in the airport reflecting on my recent trip, I'm once again exposed to the reality that most Americans just don't move. At least not under their own power. Mostly we just like to sit motionless.

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Bustin' Ass 101

If you think you're way beyond this basic advice, think again. Warning: Not for snowflakes.

The Dark Side of College Football

In the 2001-2002 academic year, the NCAA spent almost three million dollars testing Division I and Division II football players for "anabolic agents, diuretics, and urine manipulators."

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!

21st Century Core Training 1

Everything you need to know to develop a strong, powerful core.

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  • Part-Time Beast

    Big Time Gains for the Part-Time Lifter

    Out of Kilter - Part 1

    How to Identify and Correct Imbalances

    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.

    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.

    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