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Hell-on-wheels

Hell on Wheels

"You're a worm – a gutless worm, with puny legs to boot." And that's just Rob Fortney talkin' to his kids about their leg development! Imagine what he's going to say to you, you weak little douchebag.

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The Round-Up Interviews: Chad Waterbury

Waterbury talks about his new e-book, Larry David, his gig with Rickson Gracie, and oh yeah, training and stuff. In fact, we're heading off to the gym right now to test drive his little dip, chin, and deadlift training circuit.

Half-Rep Heroes: A Rant

Are you tired of seeing all those idiots in the gym doing everything wrong? Are you tired of the laziness, the stupidity, the lack of backbone, and the careless disregard for everything you hold dear? Move over, so's Jeff Ingram.

The 125 Best Foods for Men

We don't know what's better, the fact Biotest was finally recognized by the outside world for its quality, or that Tim Patterson agreed to a rare interview! We call it a coin toss.

Blood on the Barbell: Robertson

As we read this article, we realized that while Mike Robertson had come up with a solid strength/powerlifting program, he'd also simultaneously come up with a pretty good bodybuilding program! Talk about multi-tasking!

Top 3 Nutritional Mistakes

No reaching your physique goals? Are you making one of these common mistakes? Check out the list.

Eat My Meat

Dave doesn't waste words. In fact, when he met his wife, he just pointed to what he wanted. Same thing with his articles. No build up. No smooth talking. He just gets right to the point.

Are You Doing Stupid Stuff in the Gym?

A little analysis is always good. But there's a point at which more won't make you stronger, and may lead to a lot of wasted gym time. Here's why.

Sicilian Volume Training

According to the author, this type of training will make you "feel like a dozen mobsters have torched your entire body!"

Question of Strength 38

The real Master Blaster explains the right way to do step ups, how to develop a powerful neck, and the correct rep range for building up the hamstrings, in addition to introducing wild and wooly "shock effect" training.

Strength Exercises That Work Your Core

Real "core" training - not that Bosu Ball crap - with cool videos. What else do ya' need?

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  • EPDS: 7 Causes and Cures

    Extreme Performance Decline Syndrome (EPDS) sounds like a new social disease, but it really has to do with mid-set fatigue. Ever wonder why you can pump out 12 reps on the first set but then have trouble hitting 6 or 7 reps on the fifth set? Luckily, Joel Marion knows how to boost your performance.

    Unilateral Work for Building Muscle

    You probably never thought about it, but most people can't produce as much force using two bilateral limbs to perform an exercise as they can if they perform the exercise with each limb individually and then add together the force of each side. It's called the bilateral deficit and you should take advantage of it to pack on some muscle.

    6 Dumb Training Mistakes

    Thibs is on a mission. The angry Canadian wants to see the incidence of training stupidity decrease. Are you a "kitchen sink" trainer or coach? Have you misinterpreted the concept of overtraining? If so, duck!

    10 Things to Do

    New things to try out in the gym this week or in the kitchen tonight.

    Dieting Disasters

    The most common causes of diet failure and how to avoid the mistakes. Check this out.

    10 Most Influential Muscleheads

    An opinionated look at the men and women whose passion for the iron made the world safe for hypertrophy

    Nutrition Quest 2

    Dr. Roussell answers your questions about trans fats, the Zone Diet, and more. Check it out.

    The Training Split Roundtable - Part 1

    Hey, wanna tick a lot of people off? Want to start a flame war, a heated academic discussion, or just a good old-fashioned penis-waving contest? Then come out publicly and say that total body training is better than body part split training.

    On-The-Go Nutrition

    That's me, except it's not a van and it's not down by the river. But yeah, I basically live in my car. You see, I'm a trainer who goes to people's houses all day long to work them out, so instead of having an office as my home base, my car is my home base.

    Shifting Tension

    Is it possible to put more stress on certain parts of a muscle?

    The Cheat Workout

    A new way to give your body and brain a break and rediscover the idiotic fun of training

    The King of Meals

    You've heard it before: "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!" Or perhaps you've heard it stated in reference to a long night of liver depletion and fasting catabolism: "Break the fast... breakfast!"

    Exercises You've Never Tried 17

    Nine challenging exercises that you probably haven't tried before. Give 'em a shot this week in the gym.

    Dramatic Carbolin19 Study

    More muscle, less body fat AND a boost in testosterone? Check out this research.