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The Positive Effects of Testosterone on the Heart

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The Hanging Circumduction

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Massive Eating - Part 2

Healthy eating isn't as clear or simple as it sounds. But this is! Plan your meals for leanness, athleticism, health, and strength. Here's how.

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 3

Bring the Pain – Part IV

Massive Eating - Part 1

Three major things that most people do incorrectly when trying to gain muscle mass. Check ‘em out.

Great Ass Lunges

The glutes play a larger role in sports performance than just keeping your jock from falling down. As part of your posterior chain of muscles, properly trained glutes can help you jump higher and sprint faster.

Drag Your Butt Into Shape

General Physical Preparedness – GPP – means that you're not just strong, you're capable of keeping your heart rate up without dying. Here's the best way to improve yours.

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.

The 100/100 Routine

A training program doesn't have to be complicated to work. In fact, sometimes the most simplistic routines can be the most exhaustive and result-producing.

Shrug Science - Part 1

A famous medical doctor, C. Chan Gunn, once likened the human upper trapezius muscle to that of a cobra snake's hood.

Recovery Update

Post-Workout nutrition Q&A

Atlas Speaks

An Interview with Ed Coan

The Modified Gymnast's Routine

If your back training program involves nothing but machine pulldowns, then put on a frilly pink dress 'cause you're training like a little girl!

Evils of Soy

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

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.

Hise Breathing Shrugs

Move over abs; traps are in style this season.

Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 2

Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

High Octane Training 3

Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability?

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.

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.

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 1

Bring the Pain – Part II

Liver Paté

The Care and Feeding of the Liver

Bring the Pain - Part 1

Taking your workouts to the next level