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Thibaudeau's Top 7 Tips

Christian Thibaudeau lays out his seven most effective tips for getting big, getting strong and performing better.

Copland Training - Part 1

The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.

Wanna Grow? Gotta Row!

Build your back and prevent strength imbalances. Here’s everything you need to know.

Waterbury's Top 10 Tips

What do you get when you ask some of the world's top strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their most powerful tips for dramatic physique changes? You get one hell of an article series!

Diary of a Steroid User 3

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

Meet Lou Schuler

An Interview with Lou Schuler.

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Your Gym Time!

If you're like me in any way, you probably have about ten too many things going on in your life. Sometimes your workout gets buried in the depths of your "to do" list.

Training for Easy–Hard Gainers 1

Most strength coaches will categorize an athlete or client into one of three classes based on their responsiveness to training: easy gainer, hard gainer and average gainer. Let's take a look at each category.

The Bomber at 62

We don't throw around the term "living legend" much around here because not many people deserve such accolades. But T-Nation recently sat down with a man who just might fit the bill: Dave Draper.

Get Your Butt In Gear! 2

Strong glutes make strong lifters... and sexy ones too. Here's how to get yours in gear.

Get Your Butt In Gear! 1

Because you've gotta train ass in order to haul ass. Here’s your guide to athletic glute training.

Bodybuilding in a Low-Carb World

Low-carb hype rules the day.

The Training Quiz for Smartasses

A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.

The Tabata Method

The T Nation article that ignited the whole Tabata craze. Check it out.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 1

To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.

Diary of a Steroid User 2

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

Designer Athletes

This article is going to give you a basic off-season template and the options necessary to build freaky athletes.

Beans and Nuts

The best beans and nuts to eat, plus why you shouldn’t worry about so-called anti-nutrients.

Reps You've Never Tried

Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 2

In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.

Meet Lonnie Lowery

An Interview with the Warrior Nerd, Lonnie Lowery, PhD

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 1

In the first installment of this article, I discussed the various benefits of the snatch and I also hinted at the large number of possible snatch variations.

The Mutation Series - Part 3 Continued

My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.

The Mutation Series - Part 3

In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.