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CLA Revisited

I stumbled on a pretty interesting compound. It was called Conjugated Linoleic Acid, or CLA. Chemically speaking, linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid, the kind you find in flax and other oils.

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  • Advanced Leg Training - Stage 3

    Bring the Pain – Part IV

    Shrug Science - Part 2

    In this article, we'll look at the variations of the shrug that can be used to accomplish several specific objectives.

    Advanced Leg Training - Stage 2

    Bring the Pain – Part III

    Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 2

    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.

    Biomechanical Advantage Extended Sets - Part 1

    Anyone who's ever picked up a weight has learned a little about physics, whether he knows it or not.

    Bring the Pain - Part 1

    Taking your workouts to the next level

    The Recovery Battlefield

    Getting aggressive with your recovery

    The Little Black Book of Training Methods

    A lot of you have been training for years, and as such have experimented with dozens of training methods. Most are probably long since forgotten, like the girl with the braces and padded bra that you dated once or twice back in high school. There wasn't any chemistry and you went your separate ways.

    School Days - Part 2

    A practical training and nutrition guide for college students

    School Days - Part 1

    LA practical training and nutrition guide for college students.

    A Thinking Man's Guide to Sets and Reps

    One of the most common areas of confusion for bodybuilders and other athletes engaged in resistance training is the question of the appropriate or optimal number of reps and sets for any given workout session or cycle.

    The Fountain of GH

    The year was 1513. Don Juan Ponce de Leon, better known as "Pump" in transcontinental travel circles, was on a seemingly hopeless mission. Pump de Leon, after numerous world travels, many bodybuilding titles, and huge prize monies, had set out to find the fountain of GH.

    From the Gym to the Road

    Not too many years ago, the idea of an endurance athlete like a cyclist, triathlete, or runner hitting the weights was almost unheard of. Why, everyone knows that weight training will make you big, bulky, and slow, right? Well, believe it or not, endurance athletes are lifting weights to improve performance.

    The Thinking Man's Guide to Ab training

    The average guy in the gym puts about as much thought into his ab training as he puts into tying his shoes. In other words, he throws in a few sets of crunches at the end of his workout a couple of times a week and thinks no more about it. It's time we change that.

    The Big T - Part 1

    Testosterone is the hormone of the decade. The granddaddy of the male hormones has gotten more media attention over the last few years than any other hormone around.

    Quality Has a Quantity All Its Own

    Training to failure... is it really necessary?

    The Real Testosterone Vixen

    What you're seeing is a genuine alpha female, the quintessential Testosterone Vixen. Now you may be thinking that this species of female is not only rare, but perhaps even extinct. You'd be wrong. We found one. We not only found a real life T-Vixen, we may have found their leader.

    Great Guns in Twelve Weeks - Phase 4

    Ian King is back with another of his legendary 12-week programs, this one an arm-specialization routine designed help you build a hefty pair of .44 magnums that even Dirty Harry would envy.

    Dawg School 5

    We've all been there. No matter how big and educated we think we are now, at one time or another we were small.

    Great Guns in Twelve Weeks - Phase 3

    Ian King is back with another of his legendary 12-week programs, this one an arm-specialization routine designed help you build a hefty pair of .44 magnums that even Dirty Harry would envy.

    Great Guns in Twelve Weeks - Phase 2

    Ian King is back with another of his legendary 12-week programs, this one an arm-specialization routine designed help you build a hefty pair of .44 magnums that even Dirty Harry would envy.