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The Big Woof

In this installment, Westside Barbell guru Dave Tate digs deep to answer the question, "Why do we put ourselves through this?"

The EDT Arm Specialization Mesocycle

One Inch in One Month (Oh, and Yes, It WILL Hurt!)

Street Fightin' Man

An Interview with Frank Shamrock

The Protein Insider

An Inside Look at the Protein Business

A Talk with Tudor Bompa

Tudor Bompa is known to many as the man who single-handedly revolutionized Western training methods. After more than forty years of work in the arena of international sports, he's widely considered one of the world's leading specialists when it comes to periodization, planning, peaking, and strength and power training.

Chemical Solution

The Lowdown on the Latest in Bodybuilding Chemistry

How to Build a T-Vixen

Now you want her to join you in the gym because the couple that trains together, stays together.

Bedtime Story

About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.

Big Numbers

The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum

Things We've Learned

Sit down with a bunch of bodybuilders and ask them to sum up all the important stuff they've learned and you'll probably hear some interesting info. But sit down with a bunch of experts in the field, guys with years of experience training themselves and working with others, and what you hear may change how you eat and train forever.

Push-up Your Explosive Strength!

Techniques for breaking through strength plateaus in the bench press

Damage Control

Cheat meals are fine for some people and a big mistake for others. Here’s what you need to know.

Precision Nutrition for 2002 and Beyond

Post-workout nutrition. Pre-workout nutrition. Mid-workout nutrition. Over the last year, you've heard a whole lot about these topics and for good reason. Whether you're a strength or endurance athlete, the correct nutrients before, during, and after exercise can dramatically impact your muscle mass and recovery.

Clean Livin'

A T-man Guide to Health

The Next Poliquin? Part 2

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 2

The Next Poliquin? Part 1

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 1

Anabolic Athletics

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is flushed with victory after catching their first group of athletes for blood doping offenses 31 years after they invented the practice of testing.

Bucking the Trends

Have the balls to make up your own mind!

The Texas Arm Wrestler's Curl

Here's a nasty little exercise we picked up from a couple of competitive arm wrestlers.

Knife Fight!

Facing an Edged Weapon

Bodybuilder, Heal Thyself

An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin