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  • Guns, Girls and Lies

    I dunno about Facebook, good buddies. I’ve lived in a small cabin in the woods for so long, entering the so-called...

    Dave DraperFebruary 6, 2013
  • Lolita and the Goldfish

    So, there I am, sitting on a bench before an Olympic bar, ready to knock out a few sets of wrist...

    Dave DraperFebruary 2, 2013
  • Performance Is Today’s Universal Currency

    Everyone has the same 10,080 minutes in a week. Some people have time to change the world, and others barely have...

    John RowleyJanuary 28, 2013
  • Feel Better About Yourself Now

    Bodybuilding magazines can serve as tremendous sources of inspiration and yet can also foster discouragement and low self-esteem in many cases....

    Ron HarrisJanuary 27, 2013
  • You Are the Answer

    Many are looking to put the blame for our uncertain economy anywhere but on that reflection in the mirror. A strong...

    John RowleyJanuary 26, 2013
  • White Noise, Echoing Silence of Iron

    Naps are nice, especially for mutts who inscribe B-70 in the columns labeled “age” on forms in waiting rooms at clinics...

    Dave DraperJanuary 25, 2013
  • I Can’t Work, I’m a Bodybuilder

    Recently, a new IFBB pro let his fans know via Facebook that he would probably be forced to retire after only...

    Ron HarrisJanuary 20, 2013
  • Get a Stronger Middle Back

    Whenever I’m helping an athlete set up a program to improve strength in his back, I tell him to think of...

    Bill StarrJanuary 12, 2013
  • Over-40 Transformation: Brad Williams

    IM: First give some basic background like age, occupation, family, where you’re from, years working out.  BW: Age: 40. Occupation: finance...

    Eric BroserJanuary 1, 2013
  • Dressed to Kill—the Weights

    What do you wear when you train? Some people would scoff at that question, as if putting any thought into it...

    Ron HarrisDecember 27, 2012
  • High Fives and Hand Jives

    Is there too much high-fiving and butt slapping in pro sports? Maybe not. According to the May ’12 Reader’s Digest, all that...

    Butch LebowitzDecember 14, 2012
  • The Ideal Physique: It’s in the Eye of the Beholder

    There was a time when the fans of pro bodybuilding were nearly all people who lived the bodybuilding lifestyle. That was...

    Ron HarrisDecember 1, 2012
  • Just Get There

    It’s Sunday afternoon, and the gym’s serene call echoes in my ear. “Clank, Thud. Get your butt here now, or pay...

    Dave DraperNovember 26, 2012
  • Can You Learn From the Masters?

    Apprenticeship is an age-old tradition that has gotten lost in modern society. For centuries apprentices from all walks of life would...

    John RowleyNovember 21, 2012
  • Sets, Reps and Getting Strong Pt 3

    The question usually comes up: Is there a place in a strength program for higher reps? The answer is, absolutely. I...

    Bill StarrNovember 2, 2012