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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.

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  • T and Your Ticker

    The Positive Effects of Testosterone on the Heart

    The Hanging Circumduction

    Amaze Your Friends, Stun Your Enemies

    Advanced Leg Training - Stage 3

    Bring the Pain – Part IV

    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.

    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?

    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

    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.

    The Recovery Battlefield

    Getting aggressive with your recovery

    School Days - Part 1

    LA practical training and nutrition guide for college students.

    The Testosterone Training Codex

    For years, I've been watching zombies, training zombies. They wander aimlessly from station to station, doing exercises haphazardly with really no rhyme or reason except that, "this one kinda' feels like it's doing something." Once in awhile, they'll grasp on to a particular program but they'll end up beating it into the ground, doing it for months and months until they've long since milked any effectiveness from it.

    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.

    The Fountain of GH

    The year was 1513. Don Juan Ponce de Leon, better known as "Pump" in transcontinental travel circles, was on a seemingly hopeless mission. Pump de Leon, after numerous world travels, many bodybuilding titles, and huge prize monies, had set out to find the fountain of GH.

    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.

    Rocket Scientist

    On September 24th 1988, the world held its breath for 9.79 seconds. It was the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea and Ben Johnson had just become the fastest human being on earth.

    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.