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Breathing isn't one of those things we normally think about. Being the morons that we are – according to the general public, at least – bodybuilders generally prefer to devote our limited brain power towards things which seem more pertinent, such as calculating food intake or figuring out which tank top will make our guns look the biggest (okay, maybe that one's just me).

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Triple Shot

An overview of the latest steroid studies

Diamonds in the Rough

It's a very common problem; almost an epidemic, you could say. This may not be comforting, and it may be something you've heard before, but, "it happens to a lot of guys."

Fight Muscle

An interview with Coach Scott Sonnon

Toothpicks to Timber

Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!

Canadian Cannons

Build Bulging Biceps the Quebec Way!

Steroid Manifesto - Part 1

What Your Doctor, Your Friends, Your Mamma, and Maybe Even You Don't Know About Steroids

Exercises You've Never Tried 5

The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.

STOP the Catabolic Insanity!

As kids, we all looked at superheroes with a sense of awe – not just for their heroic acts of fending off the bad guys, but also for their seemingly flawless muscular bodies. In fact, I know of more than one guy who started working out in order to emulate their favourite superhero.

Exercises You've Never Tried 3

If you train like everyone else in the gym, then you're probably not training very well. Try these little-known exercises, stand out, and make gains.

The Staley Principles

An Interview with Charles Staley

Are You Getting Rusty?

Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?

Awesome Abs – Stage 2

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Specialization Periodization

How to Gain (or Lose) Muscle

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"

The Essential Berardi

A stripped down overview of JB's dietary wisdom

Bedtime Story

About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.

The One-Arm a Day Arm Cure

Has anyone out there tried "The One-Day Arm Cure" by Charles Poliquin? Or am I the only nut who spent an entire day devoted to training arms?

Bone Crackin' Bench

Advanced Training to Boost your Bench Press

A Lean, Mean, Fat-Burning Machine!

This article is perhaps more complicated than some that might appear in Testosterone. Hey, no one ever said this stuff was easy; if it was, everybody would do it!

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.

Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 4

Bring on the Pain

CLA: Poison or Gift?

2001 International CLA Conference Report

  • CLA
  • 8 Hamstring Movements to Make You Cry Momma!

    (And one that really doesn't hurt much at all)

    Muscle Masochism! - Part 1

    Heavy weights. Forced reps. Negatives. They freakin' hurt. There's just no denying it. And yet we punish ourselves with these techniques like a bad boy at Mistress Cruella's House of Pain.