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The Tao of Martin Rooney

Too often we get lost in the insignificant stuff. We need to step back and look at the big picture. What are we trying to do? Grow bigger muscles and become indestructible, of course.

The Body Shop 2

Our expert physique judge tells T NATION readers where their physiques shine and where they suck. How do you stack up?

Dispelling Ab Training Myths

Most bodybuilders don't know how their abs function, or even how to train them effectively. Learn how now.

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  • From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

    Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.

    Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 1

    Bodybuilding diet guru Shelby Starnes answers your questions about dieting for fat loss and muscle gains. Check it out.

    Blood and Chalk 2

    The Hellraiser returns with answers about bands and chains, reverse hypers, assistance moves for the squat, mixed-grip lifting, and lots more topics.

    The Body Shop 1

    Dr. Clay Hyght helps sculpt the bodies of a few lucky T NATION readers by diagnosing their weaknesses and telling them how to fix them.

    T Nation Twitter - Short Answers to Short Questions

    Got barely enough time to check your email? The T Nation coaches cut to the chase to cure your training woes.

    Get Ready For The Workout Of Your Life!

    Everything you need to know to make your next workout the best workout of your life.

    Death Match: You vs. Your Body

    It's a battle royale between you and your body: you want to lose fat while keeping your muscle, but your body has other plans.

    30 Things Waterbury Said

    Sometimes the best interviews take place when you turn the recorder on and kick back while the interviewee just talks.

    Sucker Punch: Scott Abel

    One of the industry's top bodybuilding coaches reflects on four decades as a competitor and coach ... and throws a few punches at the status quo.

    In the Trenches 1

    Dave Tate, Bret Contreras, Scott Abel, Christian Thibaudeau, Eric Cressey, and Tony Gentilcore describe some of their favorite "case histories."

    The Stair-Step Approach to Muscle

    When do you do low reps and heavy weight? What about higher reps and light weight? Read this and finally feel good about writing your own training programs.

    Inject Some Testosterone into Your Health Club

    So what if your gym refers to the power rack as the "curl station"? There are ways to butch up even the wussiest gym.

    Five Reasons You're Still Skinny

    Listen up, Twiggy. Drop the Bruce Lee comic book you're reading and pull up a chair. You're about to get the skinny on gaining muscle.

    Do This, Not That!

    Honest, hardcore advice about diet and training that just might hurt your feelings. Check it out.

    Sucker Punch: Erick Minor

    T NATION'S newest strength coach hates functional training, cardio, and yoga. He's also a bodybuilder who does direct arm work. So what's not to like?

    The Cure for Ostrich Legs

    Have your legs ever been compared to those of an ostrich? Keep reading and you'll gain the tools to cure your affliction.

    Dirty Nutrition 1

    Jonny Bowden pulls out his nutritional whipping stick and whomps on NO2 products, trans fats, and even poor ol' cows.

    The Tao of the Iron

    Why a skinny and long-dead martial artist named Bruce Lee continues to intrigue and influence the bodybuilding world.

    Fat, Weak, and Gassy Ain't Your Fault?

    Dr. Bryan Walsh, the "go-to" guy for fat loss, says that being fat, having high cortisol, and being insufferably gassy can all be fixed with a few dietary tweaks.

    Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

    When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.

    Why You Aren't Getting Bigger

    Eating more and training more can get you pretty far. But if you’ve stopped making progress, it’s time to reassess and do things differently. Here’s what may be putting your gains on hold.