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The Next Poliquin? Part 1

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 1

Bone Crackin' Bench

Advanced Training to Boost your Bench Press

The Lost Secret of Ab Training

If a trainer were to come to us and say he had a method of ab training that would reduce the waist size of anyone in three weeks, we'd ask him what he was selling and then kick him out the door. Luckily, Don Alessi was a fast talker and before we could introduce him to the sidewalk, he'd convinced us that he had some pretty nifty ideas.

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.

No Need for Knee Pain

Evaluation and Treatment of Common Knee Problems

The Little Black Book of Training Methods

A lot of you have been training for years, and as such have experimented with dozens of training methods. Most are probably long since forgotten, like the girl with the braces and padded bra that you dated once or twice back in high school. There wasn't any chemistry and you went your separate ways.

High Octane Training 2

Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good often isn't good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.

A Thinking Man's Guide to Sets and Reps

One of the most common areas of confusion for bodybuilders and other athletes engaged in resistance training is the question of the appropriate or optimal number of reps and sets for any given workout session or cycle.

Pattern Overload - Part 1

When I first approached corrective and performance exercise specialist Paul Chek about writing for Testosterone, his first concern was whether I'd choose to soft-peddle his article. In other words, he was worried that I'd try to "dumb down" his material.

Dawg School 5

We've all been there. No matter how big and educated we think we are now, at one time or another we were small.

Black Belt Bodybuilder

What do you get when you cross a bodybuilder with a martial artist? Answer: A person you want on your side in a bar fight!

Question of Strength 32

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Workout Du Jour 3

If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.

Limping into October - Part 1

The following article is Part I of a two-part leg training article that's very different from anything you've ever done.

The Real Miracle Worker

Back in my small hometown in Texas, some of the more eccentric churches would hold these great tent revivals. Even if we didn't like their particular style of religion, we would still sit out in our cars and watch just for the sheer entertainment value of the show.

The Oscillating Wave Program Part 2

Exactly three weeks ago, I posted an article I called The Oscillating Wave Program.

Question of Strength 12

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Question of Strength 6

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Tip: The Cable Chop for Rear Delts

All the reverse flyes in the world won't build up your lagging posterior delts. Add this move to shoulder day.

Tip: Alkaline Water Doesn't Completely Suck

The ads for alkaline water say it'll cure everything. It can't, but there's at least a grain of truth behind it.

Tip: Tall? Squat Like This

If you're on the lanky side, this is a better leg builder than the back squat.

Tip: The Athlete's Push-Up

Build starting strength and reactive power with this challenging push-up variation.

Tip: Test Your Stability in One Minute

It's the ultimate lower-body stability test and it only takes 60 seconds. Try this now.

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Tip: Glute Ham Raise Machine

Not using the GHR in your gym? You're missing out. It's a great knee-friendly, hip dominant movement.