Diet Planning for the Hardgainer

Every so often I run into someone with the metabolism of a hummingbird on methamphetamine. They’re lean, wiry, and have trouble putting on solid weight. Often they’ll have a tremendous appetite and can put a serious hurt on the dollar menu at McDonalds, yet still never make noticeable progress on the scale. As a result, […]

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5 Great Lessons

I’m a big Dan John fan. I’ve been one for many years. I read Dan’s first book, From the Ground Up, and his second, Never Let Go, long before we finally met. I’ve also read many of his published articles at T NATION along the way. Recently, I started listening to the audio recording of […]

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Jessica Clay

Starting with Fitness in 2004, switching to Figure in 2008/2009, and switching again in 2010, this time to Bikini, where she got her best physique, in my opinion. Contest history: 2004 NPC Junior Nationals Fitness Tall 3rd 2006 NPC Nationals Fitness B 6th 2007 NPC Arnold Amateur Fitness A 4th NPC Team Universe Fitness Medium […]

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Gravity Iron: No Weights Needed

There are no ideal routines or perfect methods. The bottom line is results. Either you’re stronger, have more endurance, a greater resistance to injury, or perform better in your sport. That’s all that matters. Yet for many trainees, this results-first approach is too simplistic. For them, the more complex the problem, the more flamboyant the […]

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