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The 16:8 Fasting Diet

There are a ton of different ways to fast. Here's one that's not too painful and will get you shredded fast.

Tip: The Most Important Mealtime Strategy

Eat your meals this way and you'll be able to control your waistline better than ever before.

Tip: Surprising New Research on Rep Ranges

If you train upper body with this specific rep range while working the lower body with another specific range, you'll make lots more progress.

Tip: Squatting Misses This Leg Muscle

Squats rock, but they actually don't give you complete quad development. Here's what gets skipped and what exercise will fix it.

The 5 Jackasses of Fitness

Let's improve the fields of fitness and strength training. How? By calling out these five types of jackwagons.

6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

Tip: What Alcoholics Can Teach You About Diet

Want to lose fat and, more importantly, stay lean for life? Here's what you can learn from alcoholics.

Tip: For Stronger Traps, Do THIS Instead of Shrugs

One exercise combined with a specific technique can be the key to increasing trap size and strength. Take a look.

Tip: Avoid This Pulldown & Pull-Up Mistake

Some people actually think this technique blunder is the correct form. They're wrong. Check it out.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

Traps Are the New Abs

Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.

Cops on Gear

T Nation talks to three law enforcement officers who use steroids in this classic article.

Shoulders Overhaul

Average shoulders are easy. Any lifting will make them look okay. But truly impressive shoulders are harder to get. You need this plan.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

The Adrenal Fatigue Cure

Think you have adrenal fatigue? Find out here, then learn how to fix it!

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

Tip: No Need to Hate on Lifting Straps

Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.

Train Like a Man 3

Lifts that have been outlawed by some people that you should do anyway.

Five Habits of Defective Squatters

The five most common squatting mistakes and how to fix them.

Tip: Booze It Up, Get Healthy at the Same Time

New research shows that the world's most popular alcoholic drink has some surprising health benefits.

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.