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Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 3

Bring on the Pain-Upper Body

Muscle Masochism! - Part 2

Part 2 continues to look at muscle catabolism, in addition to giving you methods by which to conduct fiendish laboratory-like experiments on yourself!

60 Seconds of Pain

Try something new, experiment, mix it up, sometimes let her get on top and hold the riding crop... well, you know what we mean.

Biomechanical Advantage - Part 2

How you could stretch out a set by making use of the fact that you can give yourself a biomechanical advantage simply by changing your foot or hand position.

From Bonsai to Bamboo

Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 4

Bring the Pain - Part V

Dawg School Q&A

Q&A for high-performance athletes

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 3

Bring the Pain – Part IV

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 2

Bring the Pain – Part III

The Psychology of Training

I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.

School Days - Part 2

A practical training and nutrition guide for college students

Made to Order Muscle

Can you really change the shape of a muscle?

High Octane Training 1

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 isn't often good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.

Pattern Overload - Part 2

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.

Great Guns in Twelve Weeks - Phase 4

Ian King is back with another of his legendary 12-week programs, this one an arm-specialization routine designed help you build a hefty pair of .44 magnums that even Dirty Harry would envy.

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.

Great Guns in Twelve Weeks - Phase 2

Ian King is back with another of his legendary 12-week programs, this one an arm-specialization routine designed help you build a hefty pair of .44 magnums that even Dirty Harry would envy.

Dawg School 4

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

Question of Strength 32

What type of diet would you recommend while using your 1-6-1 training program? In general, what would you suggest for anyone whose primary goal is to build strength?

Antioxidants - Part 2

Antioxidant supplementation is one of the most confusing areas of nutrition. Hell, if you read the average daily newspaper, you're met with a deluge of information about the latest and greatest alleged antioxidants. If you followed all of the advice of the nutritional pundits, you'd be popping pills filled with exotic substances all day long.

Dawg School 3

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

Twelve Weeks to Super Strength - Phase 3

If you've tried Ian King's "Limping" series for legs, then I don't need to tell you how effective his 12-week programs are. If you haven't tried the aforementioned program, then all I can say is, what the hell is your problem?

Question of Strength 30

When performing power cleans and deadlifts, some people pause at the bottom and take a few breaths between reps, while others hardly let the weight touch the ground – in fact, they may bounce the load off the floor to help them lift it again. Are the latter just using poor form, or is this another variation of the movements?

Poetry in Motion 5

That title makes you think of a graceful, fluid movement, like that of a ballerina performing a perfect pirouette. Well, dumbbell deadlifts just ain't ballet.