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07/09/2014 | fitness

4 Strategies for a Bigger Bench

You want a bigger bench, I want a bigger a bench, everybody wants a bigger bench. The only people that exercise but don’t want a bigger bench are those that aren’t good at it and they have convinced themselves the lift doesn't really matter. Read more

07/02/2014 | fitness

Mastering the Pull Up

If you're anything like I was as a child, overly competitive and highly energetic, you probably remember the Presidential Physical Fitness Test. It was the one time of the year to lay your stakes as the most athletic kid in the class. Read more

07/01/2014 | fitness

World’s Greatest Warm-Up

How we prepare for a workout is vital. It’s the pre-battle ceremony…the ritual of warm-up….the commencement of ass-kick. Read more

06/24/2014 | fitness

Common Creatine Questions and Answers

Creatine is one of the most popular muscle building supplements out there, but there are a lot of questions about it. We went ahead and asked the team at Examine.com to answer the most common questions about creatine: Read more

06/18/2014 | fitness

My 7 Favorite Forms of “Cardio”

I hate cardio. The thought of sitting on some silly machine like a hamster going round and round for thirty minutes straight could almost make me physical ill. So I avoid it. Read more

06/11/2014 | fitness

Auto-Regulation Training

Every single strength training system in the world that has demonstrated repeated success at the highest levels has incorporated auto-regulation. Every one. Read more

06/02/2014 | fitness

Live Long, Lift Long

We all want to train for a long time, so why not start planning for the future now? Just a few simple modifications to your current training will undoubtedly have a huge impact on your entire body years down the line. Read more

04/28/2014 | fitness

Build Your Base

Getting results isn’t easy. Yo-yo programming without sound principles leads to frustration, stress, and giving up altogether, but put a premium on strength development and you’ll see the results. Read more

04/22/2014 | fitness

Choose Strength

I’m a big believer in the adage “success leaves clues,” and I’m very interested in looking at commonalities between people that are successful in various endeavors. Read more

03/25/2014 | fitness

Concurrent Training

Cardio robs you of your gains, right? That’s what everyone seems to believe. However, I think that cardio-phobia is unwarranted. Let me explain how you can use aerobic training to get bigger, stronger, and leaner at the same time. Read more

03/06/2014 | fitness

High-Protein Diets and Cancer?

This story has captured the attention of everyone recently, so we asked the guys at Examine.com (they wrote the Protein Bible on this site) what they thought. Read more

03/05/2014 | fitness

2014 Arnold Sports Festival Report

The 2014 Arnold Sports Festival weekend came to a dramatic climax with the joyous howls of a Wolf; Arnold Classic men's bodybuilding winner Dennis Wolf. Read more

03/03/2014 | fitness

5 Plateau Busting Finishers

Getting in great shape typically requires some form of cardiovascular training, but it doesn’t have to be spent slugging away on a rickety treadmill. Read more

02/24/2014 | fitness

R U 3-D Fit?

What can you do to assure that YOU are "3-D Fit?" Does your training and workouts have all the necessary ingredients? If you are a fitness professional, can you be doing more for your clients? Read more

02/18/2014 | issues

Indiana Redistricting Plan Could Be Fairer

The people of California, as do the people of Indiana and other states, want a political system that benefits the interests of the voters, not one rigged to benefit the ­interests of politicians. Read more

02/04/2014 | fitness

How To Make Progress

The most difficult thing about following a workout program is deciding when exactly to change it. You’ve always got two voices in your head—the one telling you to stay the course and the other one tempting you to scrap the routine. Read more

01/16/2014 | fitness

You Know You’re a Meathead When…

I thought I’d cut you a break and write something that will help you build muscle and burn fat just by reading it—no additional work required, except laughing. Read more

11/20/2013 | fitness

4 New Nutrition Myths

The fitness and nutrition industry is rife with misinformation. Understandably, this is confusing to many setting out with the goal of improving their body composition. Read more

11/18/2013 | fitness

Mass Acceleration - A beginners guide to adding size

It's damn near inevitable; every time I leave the house a stranger will approach me and make a comment about my size. Things weren't always like this though. Like many kids from my generation, I spent an exorbitant amount of time in front of a TV screen. Read more

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