For several years, I was the Watson to Strength Coach Charles Poliquin's Sherlock Holmes. I chronicled his theories, revelations and discoveries. I like to think I played a small part in his success but in all probability, guys like Charles don't need any help; they get famous all on their own.
A Roundtable Discussion featuring Lonnie Lowery, PhD, John Davies and Mike Robertson
It seems that in every family there's always a black sheep, someone who just doesn't quite fit in with the rest. It might be your crazy Aunt Sally who's run off and joined a cult, or maybe your family has its own cousin Eddie of National Lampoon "Vacation" fame.
A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.
his article is for those veteran trainers who have built a fair amount of size: are you seduced by mass to the exception of everything else?
Moderation and Glazed Doughnuts
How sometimes sitting still and doing nothing can help you build muscle.
Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.
This posterior chain program might just give it to you!
Coach Staley provides his best tips that have made the greatest impact on how he thinks and trains. Check it out.
The whole point of this article is for me to discuss the top ten things I've learned about training.
Over the past few years I've seen many lifters and coaches discussing the seemingly strange movements I prescribe for strength development. Many of these guys are grasping the big picture but missing many of the finer points. To remedy this, I've written this "toolbox" series to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises.
The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.
The other day while standing in the checkout line at the local supermarket, I noticed a woman feverishly scratching one of those scratch-off lottery ticket thingies. I don't know what they're actually called, but I'm sure you've seen them.
This article is going to give you a basic off-season template and the options necessary to build freaky athletes.
When you’re near the end of a strict competition-style diet, extreme measures are often needed. Try these tricks out.
Get ready to mutate, in a good way. Here’s weeks 4-6 of a Coach Thibaudeau’s 12-week transformation plan.
The older and wiser you get, the more you start to realize there are certain "universalities" common to successful outcomes in all of life's endeavors. These realizations are as certain as the law of gravity, albeit less obvious. You should know and understand these common threads because they make success less random and more predictable.
Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro
I'm going to spare you nutrition intricacies like the latest information on Glut-4 transporter translocation and just give you the Cliff's Notes–or Clay's Notes–on how to piece together meals and eating plans that'll help you achieve your physique and/or strength goals.
This is part 2 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.
An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.
An Exclusive Interview with Chris Street