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Mastering the Deadlift - Part 1

The complete guide to dominating the deadlift, from shoe selection to advanced training techniques.

Muscles for Athletes - Part 2

This article contains so many training concepts and ideas that it'll likely keep your workouts fresh and productive for months to come. This is one you'll want to print out and save.

The 10 Rules of Corrective Lifting

Sure, this article is about a sometimes boring, often unsexy topic: injury prevention. But unlike most articles on the subject, this one contains plenty of info that'll help any lifter, regardless of whether his joints are bulletproof or not.

Strategic Overeating for Mass

"No one in this world can you trust: not men, not women, not beasts... this you can trust."

10 Most Influential Muscleheads

An opinionated look at the men and women whose passion for the iron made the world safe for hypertrophy

16 Nutrition Facts

Dr. Roussell brain-dumps sixteen facts, tips, and interesting tidbits about food and supplements.

The Beast Rants, You Learn

Instead of my usual Q & A column this month, I'm going to get a few things off my chest. Don't worry though, it won't simply be the ranting of a dieting bodybuilder; you'll probably learn a few helpful things along the way, too!

Pulling Your Chain For Massive Gains!

Ever notice how two supposedly inviolate principles of resistance training are basically contradictory?

Hungry Like The Wolfe

"Now that's my idea of a fit woman!"

Training Behind Bars 2

Time behind bars teaches you that the gym is therapy. Need motivation? Check out these lessons on lifting and life.

Bulk Up, Cut Up! 2

This new Q & A column is about building a muscular and aesthetic physique. It's not about breaking strength records or reaching speed and power personal bests.

Good Grains, Bad Grains

Chapter Three: Whole Grains

Advanced Dumbbell Training

The most underutilized pieces of equipment in most gyms are the dumbbells. Oh sure, you might see people pumping out a few sets of biceps curls, bench presses, or flyes, but in most gyms the dumbbell racks are primarily used as a place to lean against between sets of barbell squats or benches.

The Warm-Up Manifesto - Part 2

Originally coined "The Bear" by John Davies, this series of five exercises in one teaches the body to move with great ROM in a fluid, powerful, and fast manner. It's fantastic as a total body warm-up, improving overall power production and motor skill coordination in a short period of time.

The 21-Day Itch – Never be Bored Again!

If you've been training as long as I have, I'm sure you can relate to feeling a bit stale and uninspired with your workouts at times.

Perfect 10 Training

A training strategy that has you hitting your lagging body parts for ten sessions each week. Yes, it can be done, and it works. Check out the plan.

6 Skinny-Guy Mistakes

You lift hard but the gains just aren’t coming. Here's what's happening and how to finally pack on muscle.

Atomic Dog: Top Ten Testosterone Facts

Ten things you don’t know about our favorite hormone.

Debunking Exercise Myths - Part 2

Five common workout beliefs that are just plain wrong… if you know how to train.

Diary of a Steroid User 6

A regular Joe uses steroids and keeps a diary. Controversy ensues.

The Superior Circuit - Part 2

In today's training world, most experts would agree that high intensity interval training (HIIT) performed after resistance training is the best way to get lean.

Return of the Prodigal Son - Part 2

We're going to zoom off into the stratosphere with some nutritional modalities and, for lack of a better word, treatments that are new, wild and downright exciting.

Eat It

Why in the name of Pavlov did I just eat that? I mean, the whole bloody thing!

The Hard Body Manifesto - Part 1

Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.