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The older and wiser you get, the more you start to realize there are certain "universalities" common to successful outcomes in all of life's endeavors. These realizations are as certain as the law of gravity, albeit less obvious. You should know and understand these common threads because they make success less random and more predictable.

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Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 1

A diet expert shares his food rules for staying lean and building muscle. Check it out.

The Cat's Lair 5

Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro

Does H.I.T. Training Get You Into Heaven?

H.I.T As Seen Through The Eyes Of A Religious Studies Professor

How to Eat Like a Man

I've been brought back to the basics of solid–one might even say "manly"–nutrition too many times lately for it not to affect my writing.

Violent Variations - Part 2

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

The Education of a Powerlifter - Part 2

This is part 2 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.

The Warrior Nerd 3

Die, Vegetarian, Die!

'Roid Rebuttal

ESPN gets called out

The Education of a Powerlifter - Part 1

This is part 1 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 1

An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.

The Warrior Nerd 2

Overtraining or Under-eating? Part Two

The Warrior Nerd 1

Overtraining or Under-eating? Part 1

The Cat's Lair 4

Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro

Defeating Dietary Displacement - Part 2

Are dietary academic arguments making people even fatter? Intriguing info here.

Defeating Dietary Displacement - Part 1

Food displacement is an issue that must be avoided if optimal body composition and health are your goals. Here’s what you need to know.

Out of Kilter - Part 3

End needless knee pain!

Mega-Shoulder Glider 2004

A Revolutionary Training Apparatus!

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

Kill The Gurus!

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

Texas T

Hillbilly Dichotomy

Intolerable - Part 2

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 2

Intolerable - Part 1

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 1