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I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.

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The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 2

Last week, John Berardi, Lonnie Lowery, Cy Willson, and that annoying Jared kid from the TV commercials discussed different aspects of carbohydrate metabolism. When last we left them, they were about to start explaining the differences between individual types of carbohydrates.

Power Hungry

A Conversation with Jimmy "The Iron Bull" Pellechia

Something's Fishy - Part 2

Across-the-board condemnation of dietary fat is like branding all drugs as bad... or all people of a particular ethnic background as undesirable. I suppose we could call the media hype against fat "nutritional racism."

The Road to 600

This isn't your typical training article. Instead, it's more of a glimpse into what it really takes to achieve a specific goal - in this case a 600 pound bench press. Still, you're sure to pick up a few training tips along the way.

The Staley Principles

An Interview with Charles Staley

Hey, Balance This!

What does having a “balanced diet” really mean? And is it even ideal for bodybuilders and athletes? Dr. Lowery looks at several popular approaches.

The Thailand Trilogy - Part 1

Descent into Bangkok

Are You Getting Rusty?

Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?

Body Composition For Beginners - Part 2

Unfortunately, most of the methods usually used to determine body fat are woefully inadequate and rife with potential problems.

Smuggler's Blues

T-mag Goes Undercover in Mexico

8 Questions About Protein

The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.

Chemical Solution

The Lowdown on the Latest in Bodybuilding Chemistry

Tornado Training – Part 1

The importance of rotational training in anyone's exercise program whether they're an athlete, a weekend warrior, or anything in between.

What Speed of Movement Should I Use?

If you don't already have Ian King's 'Get Buffed!' book, you've probably heard about it. It's definitely one of best-received books about weight training on the market.

Bedtime Story

About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.

Bone Crackin' Bench

Advanced Training to Boost your Bench Press

Long Live Your Bench

I don't need to tell you how revered the bench press is. Along with exercises such as the squat and deadlift, it forms the basis of most strength training and bodybuilding programs. And it wouldn't be too bold a statement to say that the bench press is the most popular upper-body exercise in the world!

The Ian King Cheat Sheets - Part 2

Think of this as the Cliff Note's to the Ian King 101 class. Here you'll find the highlights of Ian's training principles that have changed the way most of us workout.

What Nerve!

Movements that "Trick" the Nervous System

Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 4

Bring on the Pain

The Two Faces of Juarez - Part 1

This is part one of an article about Chris Shugart and Cy Willson's trip into Mexico to check out the steroid scene and bordertown culture.

I Could Just Spit!

The Joys of Salivary Hormone Testing

The Natural Man who Switched Colors

Why would someone who once fervently rallied the industry against steroids eventually succumb to their call?