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Techniques for breaking through strength plateaus in the bench press

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Reactive Strength

How a bony white boy from Buffalo increased his strength by a whopping 60 pounds in 56 days!

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.

Soy is Still Bad Protein

Want to build muscle? Eat more protein, but not soy protein. Here’s why.

Bucking the Trends

Have the balls to make up your own mind!

Booming Biceps – Part 2

Balance and Stability

Disturbing Trends

A list of bonehead practices in the gym

May the Forskolin be with you!

Forskolin burns fat through two different pathways: causing the body to burn fat for energy and enhancing thyroid function.

Long Live Your Bench

I don't need to tell you how revered the bench press is. Along with exercises such as the squat and deadlift, it forms the basis of most strength training and bodybuilding programs. And it wouldn't be too bold a statement to say that the bench press is the most popular upper-body exercise in the world!

The Two Faces of Juarez - Part 2

This is part two of an article about Chris Shugart and Cy Willson's trip into Mexico to check out the steroid scene and bordertown culture.

Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 4

Bring on the Pain

Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 3

Bring on the Pain-Upper Body

I Could Just Spit!

The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing

The Missing Ingredient

Whether your main goal is fat loss or unadulterated muscle gain, here’s what you need to do.

Muscle Masochism! - Part 1

Heavy weights. Forced reps. Negatives. They freakin' hurt. There's just no denying it. And yet we punish ourselves with these techniques like a bad boy at Mistress Cruella's House of Pain.

TNT 1

I've titled this article TNT (Tips-n-Tricks) for a very good reason. Many times it's the small things that make the biggest difference. Usually when reading a new book or article you walk away with one good idea. This one idea could've been presented in a paragraph or two. So I got to thinking, why not just provide all those great ideas in a format that cuts out the BS? What you're left with is pure TNT, the stuff great explosions are made of.

Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 2

Bring on the Pain-Upper Body

Time To Explode!

Reverse hypers and explosive standing calf raises

Recipes for Success 1

Dawg Food for T-Men

Plate Drags

Train your hamstrings, adductors and abductors with this unique exercise.

Evils of Soy

More bad news about a bad protein source. Check it out.

Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 2

Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

School Days - Part 1

LA practical training and nutrition guide for college students.

Games Olympic People Play

On some levels, it somehow seems a shame to reignite the flame of scandal so soon after the Olympic flame has been extinguished.