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Exercises You've Never Tried 10

A new exercise is mentally stimulating. It turns your brain on, excites the nervous system and breaks you out of the training blahs. Try these out.

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

The "Imperfect" Training Program

What if I told you that I had the perfect training program?

The Steroid Interviews - Professional Bodybuilding

As part of an agreement with Testosterone Magazine, excerpts from my new book will be published in the coming months. These excerpts detail the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite athletes as well as those in non-athletic populations.

Out of Kilter - Part 4

Stop Shoulder Pain Cold!

Out of Kilter - Part 3

End needless knee pain!

Nobody Move!

As I sit here in the airport reflecting on my recent trip, I'm once again exposed to the reality that most Americans just don't move. At least not under their own power. Mostly we just like to sit motionless.

The Creation Continues

About 2 years ago, we asked one of our resident nutrition and supplement gurus, John Berardi, to give us a peek into his training journal. While best known for dispersing dietary dogma, JB has built a rock-solid physique from countless hours of fraternizing with heavy dumbbells and barbells.

Out of Kilter - Part 2

No More Back Pain

Out of Kilter - Part 1

How to Identify and Correct Imbalances

Texas T

Hillbilly Dichotomy

The Eight Keys - Part 1

In this first part of this series, Tate discusses coaching, teamwork, and conditioning.

The Best of the Guest 3

Q and A with Charles Staley

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 2

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

Diversity for Hypertrophy

Extreme Diversity for Extreme Muscle Growth!

Power Broker

An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau

Bodybuilding's Best Kept Secret

Bodybuilding may never make it to the Olympics, but I believe that Olympic lifting will make it to bodybuilding. In fact, I've always recommended that bodybuilders use Olympic lifting at certain times during the training year.

Refresher Course 2

Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!

Power Hungry

A Conversation with Jimmy "The Iron Bull" Pellechia

The Staley Principles

An Interview with Charles Staley

Are You Getting Rusty?

Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?

Why Lurch Won't Grow

You're good at pushing cars out of the snow. You can punch somebody's lights out pretty easily. Yep, life's pretty easy for tall guys... until they get to the gym.

Awesome Abs – Stage 3

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals