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Bring the Pain - Part V

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Dawg School Q&A

Q&A for high-performance athletes

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.

  • CLA
  • Advanced Leg Training - Stage 3

    Bring the Pain – Part IV

    Food on the Go

    How to Eat Like a Bodybuilder, Even at McDonalds

    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 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.

    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

    The Pound O' Week Diet

    or "Why Johnny Can't Gain Weight"

    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.

    High Octane Training 2

    Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good often isn't good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.

    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.

    Made to Order Muscle

    Can you really change the shape of a muscle?

    Dawg School 6

    I've been getting a lot of requests for a basic weight training program geared toward beginners.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    The Big T - Part 2

    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.