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The Fountain of GH

The year was 1513. Don Juan Ponce de Leon, better known as "Pump" in transcontinental travel circles, was on a seemingly hopeless mission. Pump de Leon, after numerous world travels, many bodybuilding titles, and huge prize monies, had set out to find the fountain of GH.

Rocket Scientist

On September 24th 1988, the world held its breath for 9.79 seconds. It was the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea and Ben Johnson had just become the fastest human being on earth.

The Real Testosterone Vixen

What you're seeing is a genuine alpha female, the quintessential Testosterone Vixen. Now you may be thinking that this species of female is not only rare, but perhaps even extinct. You'd be wrong. We found one. We not only found a real life T-Vixen, we may have found their leader.

Warming-Up to a Great Workout

A perfect warm-up virtually ensures a perfect workout, but a poor one will almost certainly ruin what COULD have been a great training experience. Ever wake up dreading the idea of going to the gym, but after getting there, you end up having a great workout? You can thank your warm-up for that.

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!

Great Guns in Twelve Weeks - Phase 1

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.

The Evolution of Ab Training

Ah, the elusive art of abs. These days, the "lift shirt and crunch" has replaced flexed biceps as the choice method for proving that you are, indeed, a studly man-beast. Despite this latest "muscle of the moment" craze, Americans are getting fatter. Want to know the secret reason? Okay, I'll tell you...but this is just between you and me, deal?

The Forbidden Fruit?

Some fitness experts say to avoid fruit to lose fat. Do they have a point? Here’s the real story.

Twelve Weeks to Super Strength - Phase 2

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?

A Bowlful of Jelly

I've got a little round belly That shakes when I laugh, Like a bowlful of jelly...

Workout Du Jour 2

Researchers Jar Physiology World With Evidence of Other Hamstring Movements.

Workout Du Jour 1

It occurred to us that our website didn't really contain any workouts. I mean, if you, the loyal reader, just wanted to log on and pull out a new workout, you couldn't do it. You'd probably have to resort to pulling out a copy of Ironman or something (shudder).

Question of Strength 5

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

Killer Instinct

I've never fit in anywhere. Actually, I never really think about it. As a result, I usually leave a wake of mayhem and controversy wherever I go.

Dangerously Hardcore™

I've never fit in anywhere. Actually, I never really think about it.

Tip: The Pistol Curl

This specialty exercise will build your arms two different ways. Check it out!

Tip: Freezer Fudge for Lifters

Go ahead, indulge. But do it with more protein and without added sugar. Make these. Here's the easy recipe.

Tip: The Shoulder Tri-Set for a Super Pump

This mechanical advantage drop set, using a kettlebell, builds functionality, muscle, and strength far better than dumbbells.

Tip: How to Build a Professional Butt

Isometronics will turn your peach into a pumpkin, fast! Here's what to do.

Tip: The Weirdest-Looking Hamstring Exercise

You'll get some stares in the gym, but the results will be worth it.

Tip: Bulletproof Your Biceps

Bicep tears suck. Prevent them by doing this unique exercise.

Tip: How to Fix All Your Biceps Problems

Here's what to do if your curls aren't cutting it.

Beyond Fish Oil

Many fish oil supplements are underdosed and made only for women. Not this one.

Tip: GH is Crap. More Proof Here.

Growth hormone isn't what it's cracked up to be. Besides, it causes a side effect that some bodybuilders probably haven't considered. Info here.