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You Can Only Eat High Protein Diet Food

It’s tuna and water time I throw fastballs, curves and a mean change of pace, but you haven’t seen my looptyloop. Get ready to duck. The following technique is hardcore and doesn’t follow the rules. Athletes-bodybuilders, in particular-practice this protein-exclusive…

Julius Peppers’ Off-Season Training Plan

At the age of 15, Julius Peppers stood 6’5”, weighed 225 pounds and was the fastest, most athletic student at Southern Nash Senior High School in Bailey, N.C. With the skill to dominate both the gridiron and hardwood, Julius knew…

Tom Platz Interview

Ironman: Tom, to start at the very beginning, when did you first get the idea that you wanted to do this – weight training? And when did you actually start bodybuilding? Tom Platz: When I was ten years old, probably…

The Goal – Get Strong Abs

It is common knowledge that the ‘abs’ are the visual centerpiece of any muscular physique. In bodybuilding, modeling, or simply looking great, a chiseled six-pack is an absolute must. Without a ripped midsection, you won’t go far. Arguably however, the…

Johan Santana’s Workout Routine

Weary batters stand in against Johan Santana like dazed prizefighters-off balance, knowing that the knockout punch is on its way. No one ever knows a thing about the final blow, except that it will come from the left with Johan’s…

Chris Paul’s Training Plan

As Chris Paul enters the Southern Nazarene University weight room on this particular morning, all the Hornets present-vets and rookies alike-perk up. A voice from the back of the room yells, “There’s the man of the hour!” No hint of…

Dustin Pedroia’s Off-Season Training Plan

While most baseball fans were probably shocked that a man measuring just 5’9″ and weighing 180 pounds had won the 2008 AL Most Valuable Player trophy, we at STACK weren’t the least bit surprised. With his unyielding determination, Dustin Pedroia…