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Limping Into November - Part 1

In case you've just stumbled onto this site, put some ice on your head while I do a quick recap of what's happening here. Australian Wunder Coach Ian King has devised a 12-week leg program that's among the most unique - and the most effective - that I've ever experienced.

Question of Strength 25

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Resurrecting the Oak, Part 2

"Every day, I hear someone say, 'I'm too fat. I need to lose 25 pounds, but I can't. I never seem to improve.' I'd hate myself if I had that kind of attitude, if I were that weak. I can lose 10-40 pounds rapidly, easily, painlessly, by simply setting my mind to it. By observing the principles of strict discipline that bodybuilding taught me, I can prepare myself for anything."

Limping into October - Part 1

The following article is Part I of a two-part leg training article that's very different from anything you've ever done.

An Interview With Dr. Joey Antonio

The following is the written transcript of TC's Audio Interview with Jose Antonio, PhD.

Poetry in Motion 3

Think of bodybuilding as a language, and think of the exercises we do in the gym as words in that language.

Youth Gone Wild

Note: While this article is geared toward teenagers, the info that it contains will be helpful for anyone who's new to weight training.

Question of Strength 24

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

The Lost Art of the Finisher

Think back to the time when you had the most fun in the gym. That's right - fun! What's the last thing you did at the gym that could be described as "having a good time?"

Question of Strength 23

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

The Real Miracle Worker

Back in my small hometown in Texas, some of the more eccentric churches would hold these great tent revivals. Even if we didn't like their particular style of religion, we would still sit out in our cars and watch just for the sheer entertainment value of the show.

Protein Powder Fact and Fiction

I love meal replacement drinks (MRPs) and protein powders in general. I can't imagine life without them. But, truth be told, one of them damn near killed me once.

Resurrecting the Oak - Part 1

Arnold Schwarzenegger did a lot of things wrong. He performed endless sets of leg extensions thinking that he was "cutting up" his thighs. He believed that pullovers would spread the rib cage and pull-ups would widen the shoulder girdle by spreading the scapulae.

Question of Strength 22

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Question of Strength 21

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Four Seconds to More Productive Workouts

I think it's a safe bet that at least 50% of bodybuilders are making one little mistake that, in effect, is making most or all of their workouts a waste of time.

Can't Add Size to Your Biceps?

Direct grip and forearm training can be just what you need when arm gains have stalled out. Here’s why, plus a full training program to get you started.

Question of Strength 20

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

The Top Seven Ways to F Up in the Gym!

The aim of this article is to touch upon some of what I consider to be the more common and damaging "mistakes" used in strength training.

Question of Strength 19

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Question of Strength 18

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

The Return of Dan Duchaine

He's baaack! The one. The only. The original "Steroid Guru," Dan Duchaine is, once again, on the loose and talking to Testosterone.

Question of Strength 17

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

The Thunder From Down Under

Ian King is the antithesis of what you may think a strength coach would be.