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Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

Ab Training for Athletes and Babehounds, 2K3

New exercises, new format, new pain!

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  • Tip: How to Read T Nation

    We've been accused of offering conflicting information. Let's clear that up.

    Tip: Turn Off the Hip Flexors to Build Abs

    If you can easily knock out dozens of reps of an ab exercise, it's probably because your abs aren't doing much work. Fix that. Here's how.

    The 5 Most Worthless Exercises of All Time

    Most exercises have value if you do them correctly. But not these. Hope you're not doing any of them.

    Tip: Get Harder Down There

    7 things that will give you better erections (and 2 things that won't).

    Carb Cycling That Actually Works

    Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

    CrossFit and Steroids

    A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

    Tip: Use Vinegar to Get Lean & Build Muscle

    Vinegar helps optimize insulin sensitivity. Learn how it works and how much to use.

    The 5 Best Exercises Ever

    Here are the most effective exercises in the history of forever.

    Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs

    Screw the rotator cuff! That's right, screw it. When it comes to fixing shoulder pain, the the rotator cuff is over-hyped and gets way too much attention.

    5 Fat Loss Myths You Still Believe

    These diet beliefs are still rampant online. Let's end that now.

    Your Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements

    Time to shed a little light on what's probably the most mysterious and diverse of all bodybuilding supplement categories.

    The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

    A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.

    Tip: 3 Ways to Get Your Act Together

    Achieving strength and physique goals will be a whole lot easier when your life isn't a chaotic mess. Here are three ways to get it together.

    4 Exercises for a Thick Back

    Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

    Tip: Know When to Use Lifting Straps

    The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use them.

    How to Use Linear Periodization

    Legendary lifters used linear progression to break records. It's time to revisit that proven method.

    Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

    After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

  • Abs
  • The Top Ten Triceps Exercises

    The best exercises for big, strong triceps. Are you using them? Check out this list.

    Merry Christmas, Bob

    Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

    The Next Best Thing to Testosterone Injections

    This powerful combo of herbs coaxes your testicles into pumping out more T so you're stronger, more muscular, and have better erections.

    High-Rep Deadlifts Are Dead

    All those benefits people think they're getting from high-rep deads? They're not. But there is something you can do to make those gains.

    Tip: Train Like This or Die Sooner

    Want to keep kicking ass in your 40s and beyond? Then you have to add this training modality to your workouts NOW.