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Bone Crackin' Bench

Advanced Training to Boost your Bench Press

Knife Fight!

Facing an Edged Weapon

Disturbing Trends

A list of bonehead practices in the gym

The Ian King Cheat Sheets - Part 2

Think of this as the Cliff Note's to the Ian King 101 class. Here you'll find the highlights of Ian's training principles that have changed the way most of us workout.

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

CLA: Poison or Gift?

2001 International CLA Conference Report

  • CLA
  • Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 3

    Bring on the Pain-Upper Body

    Muscle Masochism! - Part 2

    Part 2 continues to look at muscle catabolism, in addition to giving you methods by which to conduct fiendish laboratory-like experiments on yourself!

    I Could Just Spit!

    The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing

    60 Seconds of Pain

    Try something new, experiment, mix it up, sometimes let her get on top and hold the riding crop... well, you know what we mean.

    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

    Biomechanical Advantage - Part 2

    How you could stretch out a set by making use of the fact that you can give yourself a biomechanical advantage simply by changing your foot or hand position.

    Xenoestrogens

    The War Rages On

    Advanced Leg Training - Stage 4

    Bring the Pain - Part V

    T and Your Ticker

    The Positive Effects of Testosterone on the Heart

    Recovery Update

    Post-Workout nutrition Q&A

    Advanced Leg Training - Stage 2

    Bring the Pain – Part III

    The Psychology of Training

    I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.

    Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 1

    Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

    Convergent Phase Training

    One of my central operating paradigms is the realization that all methods, devices, philosophies and techniques involved in strength training have specific benefits and drawbacks. If your training lacks sufficient diversity, you'll accumulate the drawbacks and habituate to the benefits. And that ain't good.

    Frankenstein's Hamstring Exercise

    This short column might give you a neat little training tip, or it may address diet, supplementation, drugs, or even cooking. If it's interesting, and it's relatively short, it may find its way here.