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Most of you don't have what it takes to train at Westside. But it's not your body that will break down, it's your mind. Here’s why.

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How to Stay Motivated

Even the most hardcore lifters experience low motivation. Here's how to get back on track.

Why Your Knees Perform Like Aging Water Fowl

Knee pain got you walking real funny-like? Here's what to do and what NOT to do.

Turn Food to Muscle, Not Fat

Scientists have discovered a compound that precisely controls nutrients so what you eat literally turns to muscle instead of fat.

3 Strongmen Discuss Explosiveness

3 nationally-ranked competitors agree it's explosiveness that takes your results to the next level.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Saturday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Wednesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

Train Like A Man 2

Sadiv sets, terrible 275’s, pike presses, sprints and more.

Fight the T-Killing Toxins

Your environment could be making you look soft and lady-like. Here's how to fight the T-lowering toxins.

The Confidence Switch

How to develop hardcore confidence, in the gym and out.

The Jungle Gym and Malaria

Craig Weller seems to have figured out the answer to two of the problems he faces almost every time he's deployed to some 3rd world country: how to keep working out and how to avoid malaria.

What I Learned in 2010

Cressey doesn't miss anything. Stuff he didn't miss in 2010 includes the myth of symmetry, zones of convergence, the complete overuse of barefoot training, and the dangers of zits.

Two Seconds to Peak Performance

Make better gains starting today. Here’s what you need to know about Active Isolated Stretching.

Liver Let Die

Taking care of your liver will keep you healthy AND burn fat. Here's how.

The Five Tools of Mental Strength, A.K.A. Balls

The strength of your muscles isn't nearly as important as the strength of your mind or the metaphorical size of your balls.

Iron Evolution – Phase 1

To get strong, listen to a strong guy’s advice. Here’s what you can learn from Dave Tate’s early experiences under the bar.

Ordinary Muscle

Powerlifting's version of Clark Kent shows you how to develop superhuman strength.

Blueberry Bioactives

Improve insulin sensitivity with blueberries and you'll build muscle and lose fat faster. Here’s how.

Strong Mind, Stronger Body

The difference between a high-performance body and a slow, chubby body is all in your head... literally.

Resveratrol for Muscle Growth

Enough resveratrol in the bloodstream at the right time enables the growth of more muscle. Check this out.

Muscle Memory, Steroids, and Creatine

Athletes that have used anabolic steroids may have an increased form of muscle memory. Here are some legal ways to get a similar effect.

Band of Meatheads

Want to be more and do more? You'll get there faster with friends than you would by going at it alone. Here’s why community is essential in training.

Excelling at the Big Lifts

Becoming a better, stronger lifter takes years of practice, but you can speed up the process by remembering a few simple cues.