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As part of an agreement with Testosterone Magazine, excerpts from my new book will be published in the coming months. These excerpts detail the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite athletes as well as those in non-athletic populations.

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The Warrior Nerd 2

Overtraining or Under-eating? Part Two

The Warrior Nerd 1

Overtraining or Under-eating? Part 1

Pendulum Powerlifting

Back in December, Coach Thibaudeau introduced T-Nation to Pendulum Training, his particular style of non-linear periodization, then he applied this effective approach to bodybuilding. Now, the big bald Canadian is tackling powerlifting. This should be interesting!

The Steroid Interviews - Professional Baseball

As part of an agreement with Testosterone Magazine, excerpts from my new book will be published in the coming months. These excerpts detail the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite athletes as well as those in non-athletic populations. The book looks at these drugs individually in a scientific manner, something not done to date by popular books on the subject or those less read books published for members of the scientific community.

Painless Carb Reduction

Two years ago my wife and I tried cyclic ketogenic dieting. We knew that many of the concepts behind these diets were valid but there was a practical, behavioral problem for us: we could no longer function as a stable, productive human beings on such low carb intakes.

Bustin' Ass 101

If you think you're way beyond this basic advice, think again. Warning: Not for snowflakes.

Staying Power

How to use Strength-Endurance Training to be Stronger... Longer

Kill The Gurus!

Have you ever wanted to be recognized as an authority on bodybuilding, powerlifting, and performance enhancement?

The Weight Gain Troubleshooter

If you've had trouble gaining lean weight during mass building phases, here's something that will help.

Dear Mom and Dad

Some people (like maybe your mom or dad) are still worried about high protein diets blowing up your kidneys. Here's why they have nothing to worry about.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 2

This week David Barr will cover the interesting abstracts related to endurance training, strength training, athletic performance and recovery.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 1

In the first part of this three-part series, Cassandra will cover the interesting abstracts related to dietary fat, fat metabolism, and gender differences.

Super Beast

Modern methods of strength development

Covering Your Nutritional Acids (and Bases)

While I do my best try to stay abreast of the latest nutrition and supplement research, once in a while I find myself totally ignorant to an important topic or sound body of literature.

The Eight Keys - Part 4

Interested in strength? Here's a training program, some training wisdom, and a little life advice from an iron icon.

What It Means To Be Swole

An Interview with Diet Guru Chris Janusz

Train Long, Not Hard

You hear it all the time. It's one of the favorite sayings from high-intensity pundits and other "briefer is better" trainees.

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 2

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

Frequent and Furious

How to get strong fast with frequent workouts!

The Hot-Rox® Transformation Plan

A simple guide to help you lose fat quickly while using Hot-Rox.

Exercises You've Never Tried 6

Variety in training, used wisely, is one of the factors that keeps the gains coming. Try these odd but effective exercises to mix things up.

Steroid Manifesto - Part 2

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.

Save Your Parents!

Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.