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Dirty Tricks for Higher Vertical Jumps

I've been called a wide variety of names over the past couple of years. These names have ranged from "guru" to "cheater." Frankly, I don't give a damn what people call me. The bottom line is that I get results with my athletes.

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.

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 2

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

The Warrior Nerd 1

Overtraining or Under-eating? Part 1

Diet Planning for the Long Haul

Part Three of the Just Suck It Up Series

Mega-Shoulder Glider 2004

A Revolutionary Training Apparatus!

The Psychology of Big – Part 1

A Brief History of Mind Over Matter

Dear Mom and Dad

Some people (like maybe your mom or dad) are still worried about high protein diets blowing up your kidneys. Here's why they have nothing to worry about.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 2

This week David Barr will cover the interesting abstracts related to endurance training, strength training, athletic performance and recovery.

Mister Spine - Part 2

An interview with Stuart McGill, Part 2

The Post-Workout Resurgence

How to get the most out of your post-workout nutrition to maximize recovery and gains.

Under the Big Iron

An interview with champion powerlifter Mike Miller

Booty Call

A Glute-Dominant Workout for Increased Strength

Dr. Health Nut

An Interview with Dr. Joseph Mercola

Something's Fishy - Part 1

"The aim of the legal action is to force the fast-food industry to "offer a larger variety to the consumers, including non-meat vegetarian, less grams of fat, and a reduction of size of their meals."

The Big Woof

In this installment, Westside Barbell guru Dave Tate digs deep to answer the question, "Why do we put ourselves through this?"

The Winning Formula - Part 2

How to manipulate diet and exercise to look good naked, part 2

Escalating Density Training - Phase 2

"The sheer effectiveness and brutality of the EDT program does not come across in the written word. This is a TOTAL gym experience"

Shake It Up!

Of all the effective supplements available these days, one of the best is still good 'ole protein powder. That's because without enough quality protein, then all the other issues involved in bodybuilding – training, recovery, hormone manipulation etc. – are pretty much meaningless.

The Next Poliquin? Part 1

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 1

Bucking the Trends

Have the balls to make up your own mind!

Disturbing Trends

A list of bonehead practices in the gym

Row to Grow

A Closer Look at the Seated Row

Ancillary Circuits

Admit it. A lot of times you plan your workouts around your major muscle groups and just "throw in" a few sets at the end for your ancillary muscles – calves, abs, and forearms.