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By Richard meehan | Take your Fitness to the Next Level. This magazine focuses on general fitness, fitness nutrition, body building, functional fitness and strength training for the intermediate t advanced practitioner. Bigger, faster, stronger

Age Is Irrelevant When It Comes to Fitness

Last February, 59-year-old Ned Overend, aka “The Lung,” aka “Deadly Nedly,” won the first National Fatbike Championships, held in Ogden, Utah. Fat Bike Nats isn’t exactly the Tour de France, but it’s no charity ride, either. Overend had to compete against a field of much younger pros, including …


The Only Way to Get Results

Why do some people get awesome results in the gym while others don't? It could be a number of things, but here's the most overlooked, and most …


Louie Simmons - What a Gym REALLY Needs

Box Squatting

By: Louie Simmons

Box squatting is the most effective method to produce a first-rate squat. This is, in my opinion, the safest way to …


How Box Squats Can Help You Gain


Box squatting has been around since the days of the original Westside Barbell Club (Culver City, CA), when Pat Casey became the first …


Pre-Workout Foam Rolling for Olympic Weightlifting

There are things that come and go quickly in training, and there are those that stick around for the long haul. The former are usually the shiny, …


Resource: Charles R Poliquin’s Compilation of Chin-Up Tips

It is often said that the squat is the king of exercises. True. As far as the upper body is concerned, chin-ups are head and shoulders above the …


How Do Muscles Grow

If you are a guy using the gym chances are you’re trying to build some muscle.

Despite this being the main reason why most guys workout it is …


Three Simple Ways to Further Boost Muscle Mass and Strength Gains

iNutritionPro - Level 1 (1 Day)

Course Presenters: Daine McDonald, Stefan Ianev Course Prerequisites There are no course prerequisites. We welcome all …

The fortysomething fitness guide: a workout to beat the forces of ageing

Personal trainer Scott Laidler outlines a simple workout plan to keep the dreaded middle-aged spread at bay

A little bit of knowledge can be a dangerous thing.

In the world of fitness, I find it's best to adopt a position of qualified scepticism. Whenever you hear of a new fad or an oft-touted bit of …


Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses | T Nation

Here's what you need to know...

It's better to spend 3-6 weeks on training blocks where you address weaknesses than it is to spend the whole year …


The Sport Psychology of Goal-Setting

You’ve gotta set goals and achieve them to become the best athlete you can be. Duh, everyone knows that. And you know what? It’s completely true. …

Goal Setting

Natty Or Not? Not That Anyone Should Give Two Fucks: The History of Performance Enhancing Substances

Zero fucks are given.

Interestingly, when I began lifting weights, steroids were not a topic of discussion. Of course, we knew some people used gear …

How to Gain Muscle Mass Fast - 3 Simple Steps

Despite all the hard work, protein shakes, gym visits, calories of chicken and tuna are you still struggling to gain muscle mass fast? Well lucky for …


5 Secrets of Building Muscle

No fluff, no BS. Here's what really works in the gym when it comes to packing on muscle.


5 Fast Rules to Be Bigger, Leaner, and Stronger

Easy tips for better muscles

1. Lift Big to Grow Big

The longer you've been lifting weights, the heavier the weights need to be in order for you to see results. On one hand, it's a stupidly obvious point—of course you use bigger weights as you become stronger. But that's not exactly what I'm talking …


Log Your Training Like a Boss

If you're not recording your workouts, you're wasting your time. Here are the essentials your training journal needs to contain.


The Master Switch for More Muscle & Less Fat

Increase cellular levels of AMPK and you can get lean and muscular much easier. Plus, it might even help you live a lot longer.


Can Pain Pills Kill Your Bodybuilding Gains?

Feeling sore after your last workout? Before you reach for an NSAID like ibuprofen, here's what you need to know about how OTC pain relievers can …


The Surprising Truth About Working Out Twice a Day | Greatist

You might also like: {{displayTitle}} Read More For the spring semester of my junior year, I packed up my yoga mat, P90X DVDs (and as many clothes as I could feasibly squeeze into one suitcase), and flew to Australia. Six months later, I packed it all back up and headed home. But I took something …


5 Supplements That Actually Help Build Muscle

Supplementation is becoming increasingly popular amongst athletes and bodybuilders. With thousands of supplements on the market, you can target your …


Carb Cycling For Fat Loss and Muscle Maintenance

Ever since the infamous Atkins diet made headlines, it seems as if carbohydrates have been receiving a great deal of attention, even more so than fat …


Using Isometronics To Break A Plateau in Strength and Size Development

One of my favorite books of all time from the Iron Game has to be The Development of Physical Strength by Anthony Ditillo.

In his classic book, he …

Boot Camp

Down and Dirty with the Clean for More Muscle and Power

People tend to think that the Clean is a lift meant only for power athletes or competing weightlifters. I’m here to say that the Clean can and should …


4 Methods You Haven't Tried to Get Stronger

It’s pretty simple right? For size, go for high volume; for strength, go with low-reps and heavy weights; for cutting, go with high-reps and lower …


Why Many Gain Strength Without Adding Muscle Mass

Many who embark on a natural bodybuilding program expect that if their weights increase in the gym during a workout, then their muscles must be …

How To Gain Muscle And Lose Fat At The Same Time.

Feeling a little flabby? Have those new man-spanks started to look appealing to you in the department store window? Perhaps you have been making a …

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5 Ways To Get Leaner And Meaner

This idea of burning fat to get leaner far faster than normal isn’t new. Men and women have always been seeking ways to become leaner–from watching …