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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Tuesday

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Wednesday

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Saturday

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Monday

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Tuesday

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Wednesday

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Friday

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Saturday

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Blood and Chalk 10

The Hellraiser returns to talk speed training, assistance work, chin-ups, and building a home gym that screams "Awesome."

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Monday

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Tuesday

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Thursday

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Friday

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Curing Imaginary Lat Syndrome

To cure ILS, make your imaginary lats real and huge. This brutal back workout will do the trick.

Dave vs. Dog: The Throwdown

Two certified bad asses training hard. 'Nuf said.

Iron Evolution – Phase 3

Powerlifting's prodigal son returns bigger and stronger to bending bars, busting PR's, and tearing pecs.

Paleo Nutrition Improved

Here's why the Paleo diet is so damn healthy - and how it can be made even better.

The Confidence Switch

How to develop hardcore confidence, in the gym and out.

The Truth About Prescription Fish Oil

Is prescription fish oil any better than your favorite fish oil supplement?

18 TAT (Tension Alteration Technique) Movements

Tom Furman unearths and revitalizes an old forgotten technique to extend sets. Remember not to kill the messenger when the paralyzing pain hits you.

Ditch the 6-Pack to Build 6-Pack Abs

Here are some surprising ways drinking can wreck your physique and strength goals, plus how to have the occasional drink or two anyway without doing harm.

The Jungle Gym and Malaria

Craig Weller seems to have figured out the answer to two of the problems he faces almost every time he's deployed to some 3rd world country: how to keep working out and how to avoid malaria.

Gettin' MASSive With Food

Some time-honored and battle-tested ideas for packing on the muscle meat, along with some incredibly calorie-dense food and shake recipes.

Blood and Chalk 9

Training raw versus with gear, a strong grip, and the importance of hitting PR's even when your life's in the dumper. You got questions, the Hellraiser has answers.