Diet and Nutrition


Rag on the Mags #2 – Flex: July 2010


‘Rag on the Mags’ is a feature in which we will to review the current crop of Muscle and Powerlifting publications as they come out each month (normally before they hit the newsstands). The basic idea here is that we will present you with the CliffsNotes® of the pertinent info, allowing you to determine if it’s worthwhile for you to ... Read More »

Rag on the Mags #1 – Powerlifting USA: May 2010


Before the advent of widespread internet use and things like blogging, there were things called fanzines. Fanzines were mini-magazines made usually on the cheap with low production quality, often on inexpensive pulpy paper, sometimes crudely Xeroxed. In bodybuilding, the late Steve Neece put out a gossip newsletter called Venice Beach Newsletter and Dante Trudel published Hardcore Muscle. My good friend ... Read More »

Hypertrophy Cluster Training (HCT-12) – An Interview with Daniel Roberts


If you are a frequent reader of Wannabebig, you’ll know by now that we will be soon be releasing what we believe is THE best muscle building program out there – Hypertrophy Cluster Training (HCT-12) on Monday May 3rd, 2010. There will be no games and no B.S hype. No promises of advanced trainees gaining 27lbs in 6 weeks and ... Read More »

Training History – Pros and Cons of Various Bodybuilding Training Systems


While all of us have heard George Santayana’s famous quote: “Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it,” few seem to translate that teaching over to their lifting. After our rookie year in the gym, most of us are so sure that we have discovered IT (the training and nutrition “system” that is perfect for us) that ... Read More »

BodyBuilding Principles with Shelby Starnes Vol. 2 – Lean Gain Edition


Sure, you can always pick up unsolicited advice from your local locker room guru, but what are the chances of it actually being good advice? Unfortunately, the odds aren’t in your favor. That’s why we gave renowned nutritionist and successful bodybuilder Shelby Starnes his own column to answer your training and dieting questions. You see, unlike the big guy at ... Read More »