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The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum

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The Protein-Pulse Eating Plan

An Interview with Brian Batcheldor

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

Pop 'Em Out Muscles

Don't you just hate those stubborn body parts that never seem to grow? This "stubbornness" is usually caused by underlying issues, or more accurately, underlying muscles.

Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

The Truth about "Legal Steroids"

Pelvis Has Left the Building!

How pelvic alignment and proper exercise program design can keep the injury goblins at bay

Good Fat and Where It's At

There are a lot of facts bombarding our gray matter nowadays. Pretty much everyone realizes that we live in an age of information overload.

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.

Clean Livin'

A T-man Guide to Health

Soy is Still Bad Protein

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

The Next Poliquin? Part 2

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 2

The Next Poliquin? Part 1

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 1

Bone Crackin' Bench

Advanced Training to Boost your Bench Press

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!

Booming Biceps – Part 2

Balance and Stability

Booming Biceps – Part 1

How to unleash your core strength to achieve explosive arm development

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

Disturbing Trends

A list of bonehead practices in the gym

Bodybuilder, Heal Thyself

An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin

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.