How to Avoid Protein Powder Scams

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Here’s a little protein powder scam that few people know about: supplement manufacturers dumping cheap ingredients into their powders so that they can pass tests to claim a higher protein content than they truly have. Scandalous, right? Well, that’s the supplement industry for you. Here’s how it happens and what to look out for on labels […] Read More »

The Novice Bodybuilding Program

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If looking like The Hulk, Wolverine, or Batman is your primary goal, then a training program with a bodybuilding focus is what you need. If you have been struggling to grow, this program may help by giving some balance to your routine. Don’t make the mistake of training your chest, arms, and abs each day, neglecting […] Read More »

The Novice Powerlifting Program

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If getting strong as hell is your primary goal, knowing that size and symmetry will mostly come along for the ride anyway, then you need a strength training program that will emphasize that for you.  This Novice Powerlifting Program taken from our Muscle and Strength Training Pyramid book is a three or four-day program built […] Read More »

Hypertrophy Researcher, Dr. Brad Schoenfeld, Answers Your Questions

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Dr. Brad Schoenfeld is a prolific research machine and an absolute asset to the lifting community.  I’m ecstatic to have been able to steal an hour of his time to have him answer reader questions. The key topics we covered are considerations for older lifters, hypertrophy mechanisms, training splits, the value of mind-muscle connection, and how to tell if you are training too much or […] Read More »