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Question of Strength 33

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

Tsunami Training

I'm going to describe a little 6-week program that I call Tsunami Training (I'll get to why I call it that a little later). It's based, for the most part, on training methodologies that I picked up from Ian King and Charles Poliquin, with some razzle-dazzle thrown in by myself.

Antioxidants - Part 2

Antioxidant supplementation is one of the most confusing areas of nutrition. Hell, if you read the average daily newspaper, you're met with a deluge of information about the latest and greatest alleged antioxidants. If you followed all of the advice of the nutritional pundits, you'd be popping pills filled with exotic substances all day long.

Antioxidants - Part 1

Almost every armchair nutritionist believes, deep down in his or her free radical-purged soul, that antioxidants are good for you. Trouble is, there seems to be scores of substances that have antioxidant capabilities. Figuring out which ones to take, and in what quantities, is enough to turn your body into a free-radical factory.

Question of Strength 31

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

The Forbidden Fruit?

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

Question of Strength 29

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

Dawg School 2

We've all been there. No matter how big and educated we think we are now, at one time or another we were small.

Limping Into the New Millennium - Part 2

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.

Workout Du Jour 3

If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.

Smart Training 2

Dr. Ken Kinakin, much like Dr. Mike Leahy, knows your pain. In fact, he's made a living off of it. The doc is one of the best in the world at devising training protocols to help make you injury-proof. Yeah, he likes bodybuilding and powerlifting routines, too, but when it comes to figuring out how to fix what ails ya', he's one of the best.

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.

Question of Strength 25

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

An Interview With Dr. Joey Antonio

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

The Real Miracle Worker

Back in my small hometown in Texas, some of the more eccentric churches would hold these great tent revivals. Even if we didn't like their particular style of religion, we would still sit out in our cars and watch just for the sheer entertainment value of the show.

Question of Strength 14

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

Brain Steroids

As bodybuilders and chemical daredevils, we augment this and we augment that. We take steroids. We take prohormones.

Tip: Unilateral Extended Sets for Upper Body Mass

Sounds weird, but it'll make you grow like crazy. Here's what to do.

Tip: The Calf Exercise That Gym Bros Screw Up

Build your calves, not your Achilles tendons, dummy. Here's how.

Tip: Strong Grip, Big Back, Lots of Fun

Try these five moves to build your back, arms, and grip. Master at least one. Then get high.

Tip: The Chest-Core Combo Exercise You Need

All you need is an old magazine and some carpet. Try it!

Tip: Save Your Knees With Target Squats

This simple trick gives you a tiny assist at the bottom of the squat and spares your beat-up knees.

Tip: TRT Causes Prostate Cancer? Nah. The Opposite

For years, doctors have told us about the dangers of testosterone replacement therapy. Could they have been completely wrong?

Tip: 3 Exercises Everyone In Your Gym Screws Up

That may include you. Here's how to fix these common technique makes.