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Breathing isn't one of those things we normally think about. Being the morons that we are – according to the general public, at least – bodybuilders generally prefer to devote our limited brain power towards things which seem more pertinent, such as calculating food intake or figuring out which tank top will make our guns look the biggest (okay, maybe that one's just me).

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The Eight Keys - Part 3

Dave gives some great tips about how to overcome weaknesses or sticking points in the squat, deadlift, and bench press that should aid the bodybuilder or athlete in general.

Popped: Doing Time in a Tijuana Jail

It started out innocently enough. He wanted to get bigger. He lived near the Mexican border so he crossed over and brought back some steroids for his personal use. No harm, no foul.

The Post-Workout Resurgence

How to get the most out of your post-workout nutrition to maximize recovery and gains.

The Eight Keys - Part 2

In this segment, Tate covers the strength portion of the Westside program.

Old-School Triceps

The goal of this article is to teach you basic triceps anatomy coupled with the knowledge necessary to design a triceps training program that'll increase your functional strength and power.

What It Means To Be Swole

An Interview with Diet Guru Chris Janusz

The Eight Keys - Part 1

In this first part of this series, Tate discusses coaching, teamwork, and conditioning.

Train Long, Not Hard

You hear it all the time. It's one of the favorite sayings from high-intensity pundits and other "briefer is better" trainees.

The Best of the Guest 3

Q and A with Charles Staley

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 2

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

High Steaks

It's the battle cry of any bodybuilder worth his salt, or should I say, protein. Or maybe his carbs. Anyhow, massive eating is one of our defining characteristics.

Rapid Fire

This article will be somewhat different than those I usually write. Instead of taking on one subject and detailing it thoroughly, I'm going to talk about several training tips, exercises, or methods that I find effective.

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 1

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 3

We here at T-nation just love them-there hormones.

Change It Up!

When Strength Training Meets ADD

Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 2

We here at T-Nation just love them-there hormones.

Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 1

We here at T-Nation just love them-there hormones.

The Sex Cult of Venice Beach

If you've been with "Testosterone Magazine" since the beginning, you know that we've posted a lot of controversial articles. We've aimed a flood light on areas that many would have preferred we'd left dark.

Periodization That Works

If you're a true musclehead like I am, you've probably read (or heard) a lot about periodization, either from classic textbooks by East-European sports training and weightlifting authorities (including the classic texts by Tudor Bompa), or by researching the subject online.

Diversity for Hypertrophy

Extreme Diversity for Extreme Muscle Growth!

The End of Dietary Supplements

An Interview with Attorney Rick Collins

Temporal Nutrition - Part 2

We can't escape the clock, as hormones and blood constituents rise and fall throughout the day, as does our glucose tolerance. In fact, glucose tolerance can become so poor in the evening, researchers have related it to Type II diabetes!

The Beast Evolves

Coach Thibaudeau has always been strong. Here's how he got ripped. Get his 14 week plan here.

Fun With Women!

My new pastime (and how women should train)