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An EZ Guide to Sprinting

Sprinting - for awesome quads AND a lean body - is one of those activities we can all do, but few of us do it right.

6 New Exercises to Boost Muscle Growth

Bust through plateaus and challenge your muscles in new ways with this killer list of upper body exercises.

Blood and Chalk 6

The Ohio Hellraiser talks gaining weight, losing fat, and how to make the most out of crappy workouts.

Brutal Trisets for Sluggish Muscle Groups

The way we see it, there are two types of lifters: those who like trisets, and wusses. Here's an article for the former.

The Strongest Gym on the Planet

Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?

The 2 Most Anabolic Hours of The Day

Want gains? Fuel, protect, and reload muscle immediately prior to, during, and immediately after training. Here’s how.

The Body Shop 4

Send us your half-naked pics and we'll evaluate your body. It's not as weird as it sounds.

The Tao of Dr. Clay Hyght

The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.

The Tao of Cressey

The perfect deadlift, a sample week of training, baseball talk, and Cressey admits to doing curls.

Timed Circuits

Did all that holiday snacking leave you stretching the seams on your Santa suit? Coach Chris Bathke has what you need to get back into fighting shape, fast.

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: 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?

A Novel Approach to Rest Periods

A 2-kilogram discuss traveled 140 feet through the air and landed in Dan John's skull. After that, he "rested" for five months. Now he has some interesting ideas about rest periods in general.

Stronger Abs, Bigger Lifts

Good abs, along with looking purty, allow you to lift heavier weights and build bigger muscles. Here's how to make that core do more.

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    3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.

    Advice You Don't Want to Hear 1

    Chances are, you're either a fat bastard or a skinny slacker. Regardless, here's some advice that might get your mind (and body) right.

    Question of Nutrition 7

    Dr. B reveals the ugly truth behind canola oil, along with discussions on the efficacy of rhodiola and whether there are any dietary aphrodisiacs.

    Question of Nutrition 6

    Dr. Bowden gives you the real truth about saturated fats, honey, fake health foods, coffee and much more.

    Lifts I Never Did, Used to Do, or Just Started Doing Again

    A veteran strength coach riffs on deadlifts, squats, rollouts, and why he'd rather not have to explain why his athletes get so many strange bruises.

    Joint-Friendly Training

    Coach Nick has new ways to build strength and size for the lifter with wounded knees, shell-shocked shoulders, or a balky back.

    Heavier Weight, Less Time

    It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.

    Facts, Fallacies of Corrective Exercise

    Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.

    More New Techniques You've Never Tried

    Dan's secret weight loss stack, a new five-toed rehab tool, and a novel, one-rep-at-a-time method for hypertrophy.

    Question of Strength 47

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