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Yo, How Much Ya Bench?

The three-step plan for setting up for a bench press PR.

Junk Training

A Roundtable Discussion featuring Lonnie Lowery, PhD, John Davies and Mike Robertson

Exercises You've Never Tried 13

Thirteen interesting exercises you've probably never tried: new movements that'll break you out of your training rut and infuse some diversity into your workouts.

Long Haul Training

Gary Homann isn't your garden variety weightlifter. Sure, he's 180 pounds at 6% body fat. Sure, he had the best 500 meter indoor rowing time in the world last year in his class and he's been an ACSM certified health and fitness instructor for the past nine years. But Gary's also got a Master's degree in applied health psychology and is currently working on finishing his Ph.D. in psychology.

6 Tricks for a Sexy Squat

How to improve your squat form and hit a new PR, even if you have bad levers.

Diary of a Steroid User 3

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 2

In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 3

Simple calorie draining techniques for contest dieters or people who just want to get lean fast. Check ‘em out.

Exercises You've Never Tried 9

Break out of your training rut and adopt some challenging new exercises. Here are 8 to test out.

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 2

An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.

The Warrior Nerd 1

Overtraining or Under-eating? Part 1

The Pro-Maker

Joe DeFranco is a busy man. Right now he's training sixty high school athletes, thirty college athletes, and ten professionals. NFL agents keep his phone ringing all day long

Anabolic Street - Part 2

An Exclusive Interview with Chris Street

Defeating Dietary Displacement - Part 1

Food displacement is an issue that must be avoided if optimal body composition and health are your goals. Here’s what you need to know.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Nutritional Programs

Simple, time-tested, no nonsense habits that you need to get into when designing a good eating program. Check ‘em out.

The Weight Gain Troubleshooter

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

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.

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.

The Eight Keys - Part 4

Interested in strength? Here's a training program, some training wisdom, and a little life advice from an iron icon.

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 2

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

Toothpicks to Timber

Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!

Steroid Manifesto - Part 2

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

Steroid Manifesto - Part 1

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

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.