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To many in the iron world, how much you can deadlift is the ultimate status symbol. Here's a solid three-month plan to get you on the road to deadlifting respect.

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Ordinary Muscle

Powerlifting's version of Clark Kent shows you how to develop superhuman strength.

Curcumin a Fat Burner?

Curcumin has a host of health benefits, but could it help with body composition too? Looks that way. Info here.

Blood and Chalk 8

Bad Santa is back with a sleigh full of info on unilateral training, winning habits, and how to combine 5/3/1 with bodybuilding.

Blueberry Bioactives

Improve insulin sensitivity with blueberries and you'll build muscle and lose fat faster. Here’s how.

Resveratrol Decreases Fat Storage

If obesity is a disease of inflammation, resveratrol is one key piece of the anti-inflammatory puzzle.

Citrulline Helps Muscle Recover Faster

Citrulline protects muscles from fatiguing and helps them recover faster from intense exercise. Here’s where to get it.

Rule Number One: Do What Works

Man up and discover the training program that works best for your body. Here’s how.

Pulse Fast For Mass Phases

Fasting isn't just for skinny chicks. Build muscle without gaining fat. Here's how.

Are You a G.A.M.E.R.?

What is it that separates the masterful from the mediocre? And do you have it? Find out here.

The Evolution of Dave Tate

You don't spend 30 years under the bar without acquiring a few scars - and learning a few lessons.

Resveratrol for Muscle Growth

Enough resveratrol in the bloodstream at the right time enables the growth of more muscle. Check this out.

Muscle Memory, Steroids, and Creatine

Athletes that have used anabolic steroids may have an increased form of muscle memory. Here are some legal ways to get a similar effect.

Five Movements to Make You Hate Life

Learn how to do the goblet squat with pulse, the anterior loaded barbell step-up, and other movements that will make you monetarily hate life.

The Glycemic Index Revisited

The glycemic index has been around for decades. Is it legit? Somewhat. Here's a practical approach to using this tricky bastard.

Alpha Male Potentiates Muscle Growth

A unique way to use T boosters to get even better results from your workouts. Check it out.

Fantastic Hamstring Movements

Awesome hamstring development doesn't require dozens of exercises - just a few very efficient ones performed with ass-kicking intensity.

Four "Healthy" Foods that Aren't

Forget what the internet gurus are telling you. These supposedly “healthy” foods are anything but!

CLA Fights Asthma

CLA can increase lean mass and reduce body fat, but can it help with asthma? Research says yes.

The Big 5 of Getting Big

Sensei Dan John wallops you on the side of the head with 5 good doses of common sense to get you growing.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 3

Learn your competitors' weaknesses and exploit them. Learn your own weaknesses and correct them.

The Size Pyramid: Break All the Training Rules

A unique size-building program that shows us that sometimes, doing what is wrong will get you to the top.

The Truth About Saturated Fat

Here’s why lifters who care about their physiques and their health should make saturated fat a top priority.

Discover Hidden Shoulder-Killers

Why you shouldn't train biceps before shoulders or do bench dips, upright rows, or even the bench press! (Don't worry, the author gives solid alternatives.)

Unilateral Movements Make You Weak

There's a term to describe the overzealous advocates of unilateral movements: small and weak. Here’s why.