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In case you've just stumbled onto this site, put some ice on your head while I do a quick recap of what's happening here. Australian Wunder Coach Ian King has devised a 12-week leg program that's among the most unique - and the most effective - that I've ever experienced.

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Dawg School 1

But wouldn't it have been nice if we would've had a mentor, some experienced lifter to teach us how to squat and eat right? He would have saved us from years of slow gains.

Limping Into November - Part 1

In case you've just stumbled onto this site, put some ice on your head while I do a quick recap of what's happening here. Australian Wunder Coach Ian King has devised a 12-week leg program that's among the most unique - and the most effective - that I've ever experienced.

Resurrecting the Oak, Part 2

"Every day, I hear someone say, 'I'm too fat. I need to lose 25 pounds, but I can't. I never seem to improve.' I'd hate myself if I had that kind of attitude, if I were that weak. I can lose 10-40 pounds rapidly, easily, painlessly, by simply setting my mind to it. By observing the principles of strict discipline that bodybuilding taught me, I can prepare myself for anything."

An Interview With Dr. Joey Antonio

The following is the written transcript of TC's Audio Interview with Jose Antonio, PhD.

Poetry in Motion 3

Think of bodybuilding as a language, and think of the exercises we do in the gym as words in that language.

Question of Strength 24

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

The Top Seven Ways to F Up in the Gym!

The aim of this article is to touch upon some of what I consider to be the more common and damaging "mistakes" used in strength training.

Question of Strength 19

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

The Return of Dan Duchaine

He's baaack! The one. The only. The original "Steroid Guru," Dan Duchaine is, once again, on the loose and talking to Testosterone.

The Thunder From Down Under

Ian King is the antithesis of what you may think a strength coach would be.

A Bowlful of Jelly

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

Question of Strength 15

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

Workout Du Jour 2

Researchers Jar Physiology World With Evidence of Other Hamstring Movements.

Question of Strength 14

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

Poetry in Motion 2

Think of bodybuilding as a language, and think of the exercises we do in the gym as words in that language.

Variations on a Theme

There are scores of biceps movements. Furthermore, there are hundreds of ways to do those biceps movements. The trouble is, unless you're involved in this business full-time, you tend to adopt certain exercises and do them over and over again, to the exclusion of all others.

Poetry in Motion 1

Think of bodybuilding as a language, and think of the exercises we do in the gym as words in that language.

The Swiss Ball Arm Workout

Contrary to popular belief, the Swiss Ball is not where you take Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis after she wins the Wimbledon Championship. The Swiss Ball is actually an large, inflated, polyurethane/vinyl ball that can be an indispensable aid in training arms, legs, or any other body part for that matter.

7 Ways to Muscle Up Your Work Ethic

Your lack of progress probably isn't due to your program or your genetics, but instead an atrophied work ethic. Here's how to build it.

Tip: 3 Combo Exercises That Make Sense

Stop it with the silly lunge-curls. Try these advanced combo exercises that actually don't suck.

When Hell Breaks Loose

It's time to think about what you might need to keep on hand in case there are disruptions to the supply lines of food or water. Tips here.

Tip: Got Some Rope? Get to Work!

One exercise for back, traps, biceps, and more. Bonus: It's great for metabolic conditioning too.

Tip: Pull-Ups for Pull-Up Pros

If you can crank out dozens of them, it's time to use this training method to keep the gains coming.

Tip: 60 Seconds to a Better Squat

This simple trick will teach you how to balance your squat and start targeting your quads and glutes more effectively.