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Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged

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Plate Drags

Train your hamstrings, adductors and abductors with this unique exercise.

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 4

Bring the Pain - Part V

Dawg School Q&A

Q&A for high-performance athletes

The Hanging Circumduction

Amaze Your Friends, Stun Your Enemies

Massive Eating - Part 2

Healthy eating isn't as clear or simple as it sounds. But this is! Plan your meals for leanness, athleticism, health, and strength. Here's how.

Shrug Science - Part 2

In this article, we'll look at the variations of the shrug that can be used to accomplish several specific objectives.

The 100/100 Routine

A training program doesn't have to be complicated to work. In fact, sometimes the most simplistic routines can be the most exhaustive and result-producing.

Recovery Update

Post-Workout nutrition Q&A

The Modified Gymnast's Routine

If your back training program involves nothing but machine pulldowns, then put on a frilly pink dress 'cause you're training like a little girl!

Evils of Soy

More bad news about a bad protein source. Check it out.

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 2

Bring the Pain – Part III

The Psychology of Training

I remember when I first got the notion of how powerful the psychology behind training can be.

Hise Breathing Shrugs

Move over abs; traps are in style this season.

Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 2

Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

High Octane Training 3

Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability?

Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 1

Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

Convergent Phase Training

One of my central operating paradigms is the realization that all methods, devices, philosophies and techniques involved in strength training have specific benefits and drawbacks. If your training lacks sufficient diversity, you'll accumulate the drawbacks and habituate to the benefits. And that ain't good.

Biomechanical Advantage Extended Sets - Part 1

Anyone who's ever picked up a weight has learned a little about physics, whether he knows it or not.

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 1

Bring the Pain – Part II

Liver Paté

The Care and Feeding of the Liver

Bring the Pain - Part 1

Taking your workouts to the next level

The Pound O' Week Diet

or "Why Johnny Can't Gain Weight"

The Little Black Book of Training Methods

A lot of you have been training for years, and as such have experimented with dozens of training methods. Most are probably long since forgotten, like the girl with the braces and padded bra that you dated once or twice back in high school. There wasn't any chemistry and you went your separate ways.

From Russia With Love

By definition, a peak is surrounded by two valleys, which means (despite what athletes always like to tell me), you can't be in peak condition all the time.