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Meet Christian Thibaudeau

He's Canadian. He's bald. He's bigger and stronger than you. Meet Christian Thibaudeau

Out of Kilter - Part 3

End needless knee pain!

Nobody Move!

As I sit here in the airport reflecting on my recent trip, I'm once again exposed to the reality that most Americans just don't move. At least not under their own power. Mostly we just like to sit motionless.

The Dark Side of College Football

In the 2001-2002 academic year, the NCAA spent almost three million dollars testing Division I and Division II football players for "anabolic agents, diuretics, and urine manipulators."

Mega-Shoulder Glider 2004

A Revolutionary Training Apparatus!

Sports Nutrition Smackdown

A raucous roundtable discussion with Jose Antonio, Doug Kalman, Chris Street, and Tim Ziegenfuss

The Creation Continues

About 2 years ago, we asked one of our resident nutrition and supplement gurus, John Berardi, to give us a peek into his training journal. While best known for dispersing dietary dogma, JB has built a rock-solid physique from countless hours of fraternizing with heavy dumbbells and barbells.

Out of Kilter - Part 2

No More Back Pain

The Big Sleep - Part 2

Snooze Your Way to Bigger Muscles and Less Fat!

Frankenfood

Eight foods that have been wrecked by science, plus the healthier alternatives.

Kill The Gurus!

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

The Serrano Show

You can say a lot of things about Dr. Eric Serrano, but you can't say he's boring.

The Psychology of Big – Part 2

Freud Pumps Up

The Psychology of Big – Part 1

A Brief History of Mind Over Matter

Intolerable - Part 1

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 1

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.

Mister Spine - Part 2

An interview with Stuart McGill, Part 2

Mister Spine - Part 1

An interview with Stuart McGill

Restriction Contradiction - Part 2

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

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.

HOT-ROX Challenge Champs

Introducing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge Winners!

The Eight Keys - Part 2

In this segment, Tate covers the strength portion of the Westside program.

What It Means To Be Swole

An Interview with Diet Guru Chris Janusz