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Advanced Leg Training - Stage 3

Bring the Pain – Part IV

Recovery Update

Post-Workout nutrition Q&A

Advanced Leg Training - Stage 2

Bring the Pain – Part III

The Recovery Battlefield

Getting aggressive with your recovery

High Octane Training 2

Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good often isn't good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.

Rocket Scientist

On September 24th 1988, the world held its breath for 9.79 seconds. It was the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea and Ben Johnson had just become the fastest human being on earth.

The Protein Conspiracy

The image appears on the TV screen. The camera is shaky, the angle skewed. Several figures in dark suits sit around a table, their features blurred and choppy. The button camera attached to the spy's lapel is minuscule, virtually undetectable.

The Forbidden Fruit?

Some fitness experts say to avoid fruit to lose fat. Do they have a point? Here’s the real story.

Bad Protein

You probably know by now that soy protein is pretty awful stuff for athletic populations. Here’s the article that first exposed the dirty truth.

Question of Strength 28

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Workout Du Jour 3

If you don't do what's best for your body, you're the one who comes up on the short end.

Eat Like a Man, Part 2

It didn't hit me until that first week in the grocery store. There I was with a shopping cart full of eggs, hamburger, sausage, huge blocks of cheese, and an entire cow.

The Real Miracle Worker

Back in my small hometown in Texas, some of the more eccentric churches would hold these great tent revivals. Even if we didn't like their particular style of religion, we would still sit out in our cars and watch just for the sheer entertainment value of the show.

The Oscillating Wave Program Part 2

Exactly three weeks ago, I posted an article I called The Oscillating Wave Program.

The Return of Dan Duchaine

He's baaack! The one. The only. The original "Steroid Guru," Dan Duchaine is, once again, on the loose and talking to Testosterone.

The Thunder From Down Under

Ian King is the antithesis of what you may think a strength coach would be.

Adapting Eating Patterns to Your Body Type

When most of us want to make some sort of long-term change to our bodies, we generally look for answers in the medicine cabinet.

The 50-Yard Dash

Look down at your gluteal junction the point where your caboose meets your hamstring and look for something called a gluteal fold. A well-developed hamstring/glute junction is smooth.

Dangerously Hardcore™

I've never fit in anywhere. Actually, I never really think about it.

Question of Strength 1

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

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Tip: Reverse-Grip Pushdown

To enhance your mind-muscle connection, try this. Be sure to roll your knuckles back towards your body and hold for a 2-3 count for 3-4 sets.

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Tip: A Giant Set for Giant Triceps

Combine rope pushdowns, overhead extensions, and dips into one giant set for guaranteed gains. Do 4 sets, 12 reps for each exercise in the giant set.

Tip: Does T Nation Endorse Steroids?

Some people think we're promoting steroids. Are they right? Here's the answer.

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Tip: The Rogue Shrug

This combo of shrugs and mini-rows will really build middle and upper traps, as well as the rhomboids.