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The Training Quiz for Smartasses

A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 1

To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.

Designer Athletes

This article is going to give you a basic off-season template and the options necessary to build freaky athletes.

Beans and Nuts

The best beans and nuts to eat, plus why you shouldn’t worry about so-called anti-nutrients.

Reps You've Never Tried

Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 2

In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.

Meet Lonnie Lowery

An Interview with the Warrior Nerd, Lonnie Lowery, PhD

The Mutation Series - Part 3 Continued

My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.

The Mutation Series - Part 3

In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.

Practical Fats

What you need to know about ingesting fats.

Exercises You've Never Tried 12

Replace some of your usual exercises with the ones here. Mix things up and start making progress again.

The Success Quiz

There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.

Mental Muscle

The Psychology of Body Transformation and Peak Performance.

The Steroid Interviews - Professional Football

As part of an agreement with Testosterone Magazine, excerpts from my new book will be published in the coming months. These excerpts detail the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite athletes as well as those in non-athletic populations.

Single-Leg Supplements

Single-leg exercise options to help you achieve all your strength and physique goals. Check ’em out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 4

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

GPP ASAP

Improving your GPP (General Physical Preparedness) will assist you in virtually every aspect of training. Here’s how to do it.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 2

A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?

The Stretching Roundtable - Part 2

Last week in Part I the coaches talked about stretching myths and how flexibility affects muscle size and strength. This week they'll delve even deeper into the subject, so warm up your brain, do some dynamic stretches for the frontal lobe, and dig in

Exercises You've Never Tried 11

Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 4

When you’re near the end of a strict competition-style diet, extreme measures are often needed. Try these tricks out.

The Stretching Roundtable - Part 1

Stretching is a lot like flossing. We know we should do it, we know it's beneficial, but a lot of us don't do it very often or very well.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 3

Simple calorie draining techniques for contest dieters or people who just want to get lean fast. Check ‘em out.

The One Dumbbell Workout

What if you only had one dumbbell to train with? Actually, you’d get a great workout if you followed this plan. Check it out.