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Thirteen foods you should be eating. Check ‘em out.

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Westside for Bodybuilders

You like to look good naked. Your training revolves around aesthetics. You're a bodybuilder.

7 Tips for Long Term Leanness

The fitness magazines are full of them. The bodybuilding rags are full of them. Even T-Nation is full of them: articles about how to lose fat and discover your abs. What's missing? Simple: Info on how to stay that way once you've reached your goal.

The "No Curl" Biceps Program - Part 2

In Part One of my "no curls" arm specialization training series, I talked about the absurdity of most arm specialization routines. I proposed that most trainees do more than enough biceps curls and triceps press downs and don't really need more of either of them.

Psych Job – The Mental Side of Things

Usually, when you're talking weight training, you're talking about the five acute training variables; exercise selection, order of exercise, load, volume, and rest. There are literally thousands of training articles out there, discussing the many thousands of possible combinations of these variables.

Hamstrings Times Two

Building impressive hamstrings requires specialization and good training methodology. Here’s what you need to know.

Built Like a Neanderthal 2

We'll take a look at ourselves, Homo sapiens sapiens, and try to flesh-out some meaningful insights about evolution, brains, brawn, fat, and disease.

The Evil Scot

An uncensored interview with a martial arts champion turned performance coach.

Exercises You've Never Tried 14

Add a few of these unique exercises to your training program to liven up your next workout.

Something VERY Cool

I'm not sure there's anyone who hates TV commercials more than I do.

Diary of a Steroid User 6

A regular Joe uses steroids and keeps a diary. Controversy ensues.

Evil Antioxidants?

Are antioxidants (gasp!) dangerous? Here’s what you need to know.

10 Mistakes Coaches Make

The Blind Leading the Blind

Berardi's Top 10 Tips

Dr. Berardi shares his best training, diet, and planning tips for serious lifters and athletes.

10 Training Myths Exposed!

Nothin' but the Truth!

Ian King's Top 10 Lessons

A while back we asked some of the world's top strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their most powerful tips, but when Ian King tackled this assignment, he decided to go about it in a different way.

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Your Gym Time!

If you're like me in any way, you probably have about ten too many things going on in your life. Sometimes your workout gets buried in the depths of your "to do" list.

Violent Variations - Part 3

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

Exercises You've Never Tried 9

Break out of your training rut and adopt some challenging new exercises. Here are 8 to test out.

Violent Variations - Part 2

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 1

An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.

Quattro Dynamo

Train every muscle group 4 times per week? Yes, it can be done, if you plan it right. Try this program.

Staying Power

How to use Strength-Endurance Training to be Stronger... Longer

The Endurance and Hypertrophy Paradox

Much like a voluptuous vixen who loves to cook and clean, endurance-based conditioning programs that won't wreak havoc on strength and hypertrophy are hard to come by.

HOT-ROX Challenge Champs

Introducing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge Winners!