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Hard Ab Training

A quick and dirty old-school routine you can do in 6 to 10 minutes.

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  • 7 Triple Threat Protocols for an Awesome Burn

    A simple yet exciting way to spice up your old workout to stimulate new growth and burn fat.

    A Letter to My Younger Self

    What Jim Wendler would say to his teenaged self about training, conditioning, and life could be exactly what you need to hear right now.

    Fat Loss and T-Man Bullets

    Simple, straightforward tips on eating for the physique you want. Check ‘em out.

    A New Take on 5 Things

    Cardio, functional training, and mobility. Check out this fresh take on the stuff lifters love to hate.

    The Contreras Files: Volume III

    Curls with kettlebells, how to cluster-train with deadlifts, the truth behind upper and lower abs, new research on how muscle works, and much more.

    Powerful Reasons to Use a Workout Log

    The secret to long-term gains isn't a special exercise or magic supplement, and it costs less than five bucks a year.

    Scorch Muscle With the Dubreuil Effect

    It’s a plan only for true muscle masochists. It was first proposed in Iron Man magazine in 1976. We know why it didn't get popular – it hurt too much.

    6 Tips from 6 Coaches

    Six strength coaches explain what they changed about their training and nutrition. Here's what you can learn from what they learned.

    Squatmeggedon - All Things Squatting

    There's more to squatting than just getting under a heavy bar and popping a couple of blood vessels in your eye. Here are a few little-known variations of the king of lifts.

    5 Surefire Steps to Setting Goals

    Here's a fast and effective way to get on the path to success.

    Choices

    What every lifter should know about personal responsibility, the greatest factor for success, and the benefits of adversity.

    Diet Planning for the Hardgainer

    Terrific remedies for the chronically slim, including info on calorie intake and macronutrient intake, along with little-known strategies for packing on meat.

    CAT, Plyo, and Board Presses

    Compensatory acceleration, plyometrics, and board presses. Here’s how to use these tools for explosive bench pressing.

    Iron Evolution – Phase 5

    A step-by-step approach to setting new PRs in the squat, bench, and deadlift.

    Anti-Ab Training

    Real core training is all about the anti: anti-flexion, anti-extension, and anti-rotation. Here’s what you need to know.

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  • The Good, the Bad, and The Ass-Fattening

    Let’s clear up some of the carb confusion out there. Here’s what lifters and athletes should be eating and avoiding when it comes to carbs.

    Blood and Chalk 10

    The Hellraiser returns to talk speed training, assistance work, chin-ups, and building a home gym that screams "Awesome."

    The Truth About Prescription Fish Oil

    Is prescription fish oil any better than your favorite fish oil supplement?

    Warrior Fitness

    This T-Nation warrior says a combo of paleo-ish eating and cutting-edge sports nutrition is the best diet for getting ripped and building muscle. Here's why.

    The Four Types of Movements

    Simple adjustments to both your style and speed of training can take you closer to your goals, whether you're an MMA fighter or a powerlifter.

    Resveratrol for Muscle Growth

    Enough resveratrol in the bloodstream at the right time enables the growth of more muscle. Check this out.

    Four "Healthy" Foods that Aren't

    Forget what the internet gurus are telling you. These supposedly “healthy” foods are anything but!

    Samurai Strategies for Strength 3

    Learn your competitors' weaknesses and exploit them. Learn your own weaknesses and correct them.