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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.

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Rest-Pause Training Re-visited

Go to any gym these days and you see most trainees doing an endless number of reps all in the hopes of attaining the oh-so elusive and fleetingly short pump.

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 4

Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.

Dr. Health Nut

An Interview with Dr. Joseph Mercola

Glutamine: Destroying the Dogma - Part 2

Does glutamine live up to the hype? Not really. Here’s why.

Glutamine: Destroying the Dogma - Part 1

Does glutamine live up to the hype? Not really. Here’s why.

Radical Methods for Increasing Strength

"What are some of the most radical and perhaps bizarre methods you have ever heard of for increasing strength?"

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 2

Last week, John Berardi, Lonnie Lowery, Cy Willson, and that annoying Jared kid from the TV commercials discussed different aspects of carbohydrate metabolism. When last we left them, they were about to start explaining the differences between individual types of carbohydrates.

Regurgitate your Lunch

This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.

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.

End Your Strength Plateaus NOW

EDT for Maximal Strength Breakthroughs!

Fat Roundtable 2

Getting Even Fatter

Refresher Course 2

Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!

Something's Fishy - Part 2

Across-the-board condemnation of dietary fat is like branding all drugs as bad... or all people of a particular ethnic background as undesirable. I suppose we could call the media hype against fat "nutritional racism."

The Road to 600

This isn't your typical training article. Instead, it's more of a glimpse into what it really takes to achieve a specific goal - in this case a 600 pound bench press. Still, you're sure to pick up a few training tips along the way.

Something's Fishy - Part 1

"The aim of the legal action is to force the fast-food industry to "offer a larger variety to the consumers, including non-meat vegetarian, less grams of fat, and a reduction of size of their meals."

Exercises You've Never Tried 2

Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.

The Staley Principles

An Interview with Charles Staley

The Caffeine Roundtable

You think "roid rage" is bad? Try taking away a habitual coffee drinker's morning java, then see what happens! Trust me, I've seen it and it ain't pretty.

The Weakest Link

In the fitness and bodybuilding communities, upper back and neck strain are as chronic and irritating as AM talk shows.

Hey, Balance This!

What does having a “balanced diet” really mean? And is it even ideal for bodybuilders and athletes? Dr. Lowery looks at several popular approaches.

Awesome Abs – Stage 4

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Level With Me, Doc... How Long Have I Got?

A Comprehensive Look at Lab Tests

Why Lurch Won't Grow

You're good at pushing cars out of the snow. You can punch somebody's lights out pretty easily. Yep, life's pretty easy for tall guys... until they get to the gym.