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Dear Mom and Dad

Some people (like maybe your mom or dad) are still worried about high protein diets blowing up your kidneys. Here's why they have nothing to worry about.

Texas T

Hillbilly Dichotomy

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 3

John Berardi will cover the interesting abstracts related to muscle physiology, muscle metabolism, hormones, weight loss, and nutrition.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 1

In the first part of this three-part series, Cassandra will cover the interesting abstracts related to dietary fat, fat metabolism, and gender differences.

Restriction Contradiction - Part 1

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

HOT-ROX Challenge Champs

Introducing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge Winners!

The Eight Keys - Part 1

In this first part of this series, Tate discusses coaching, teamwork, and conditioning.

Triple Shot

An overview of the latest steroid studies

Train Long, Not Hard

You hear it all the time. It's one of the favorite sayings from high-intensity pundits and other "briefer is better" trainees.

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 2

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

Change It Up!

When Strength Training Meets ADD

Temporal Nutrition - Part 2

We can't escape the clock, as hormones and blood constituents rise and fall throughout the day, as does our glucose tolerance. In fact, glucose tolerance can become so poor in the evening, researchers have related it to Type II diabetes!

Frequent and Furious

How to get strong fast with frequent workouts!

The Protein Prejudice

Do athletes and lifters really need more protein than regular folks? Yes. Here's why.

Toothpicks to Timber

Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!

Exercises You've Never Tried 6

Variety in training, used wisely, is one of the factors that keeps the gains coming. Try these odd but effective exercises to mix things up.

High Octane Cardio

Train like a man, not a rodent!

Train For Your Frame

What's the quickest way to take your physique to the next level? Give up? Well, the answer depends on your calf insertion points. No, I'm not kidding!

Exercises You've Never Tried 5

The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.

Power Broker

An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau

Save Your Parents!

Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.

Exercises You've Never Tried 4

Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.

4 Weightlifting Myths Dispelled

I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 1

It's been nearly two years since Lonnie Lowery and I teamed up to get our macronutrient roundtable on. First, we invited Cy Willson to share in an interesting protein discussion.