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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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    Catching Up On Creatine

    Creatine has been around a while. From the best ways to use it to the best type to buy, here’s what we know now.

    Crossed Up by CrossFit

    A T Nation contributor goes undercover to score a coveted CrossFit certification. Here’s what happened.

    Natural Male Enhancement

    The best way to get an X-shaped physique is to build up the rear delts, forearms, traps, and calves. Jimmy Smith tells you how.

    Cressey's Favorite Exercises

    A few unique exercises that Cressey gives to all his athletes, whether they're baseball players, powerlifters, boxers, or ordinary schlubs.

    Question of Nutrition 2

    The truth about bulking diets, fasting, food allergies and more.

    Jack Up Your Arms With Mechanical Drop Sets

    With mechanical drop sets, instead of reducing the load, you switch to a new but similar exercise by changing the grip, angle, etc. The result is a whole lot of burning and a whole lot of growth.

    Stupid Things Young Guys Do in the Gym

    Ten mistakes younger guys make in the gym.. and yeah, some older guys too. And some women.

    5 More Common Technique Mistakes

    Faulty lunges, squats, and stretches can make you worse off than you were before entering the gym. Check these out before it's too late.

    Question of Strength 45

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

    The Transformation of Bartl

    How one man kicked drugs, lost fat, built muscle and transformed his life.

    Combination Training

    Has Mike discovered the Holy Grail of training programs? Has he figured out a way to keep the body from adapting? Can he levitate just by using the power of his mind? Answers to these questions and more are contained herein.

    Good Sh!t

    Today's menu includes Low-Carb Red and Green Pizza, Baked Stuffed Apples, Baja Fish Tacos, and Pina Colada Protein Shakes. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who looks crappy without a shirt on.

    5 Programming Strategies for Quick Results

    Training ideas that’ll improve your squat, bench press, and even your abs.

    28 Days, 14 Missions, 1 Ripped Physique

    Chris Shugart is giving you 14 missions to accomplish in 28 days. We will disavow any knowledge of your actions should you or any of your IM Force fail to get ripped. This post will self-destruct in 10 seconds.

    The Importance of Bodyweight Training

    Do you need a 1:1 ratio of bodyweight exercises and weighted exercises? This coach thinks so. Here’s why and what to do.

    Fructose Wars

    Is fructose as bad as some people say it is? Our nutrition experts have the answer.

    The Glute Ham Raise

    It's potentially the best hamstring exercise known to man, but it may also be the most difficult and the most humbling. Luckily, even doing it half-assed is hugely effective.

    See Chad Train

    We all know what kind of training Chad puts his clients through, but what about Chad himself? Amazingly, his own training is mixture of Crossfit and H.I.T. Kidding! You'll be glad to hear that he practices what he preaches.

    Incline Dumbbell Curls

    So you think you know how to do plain, simple, Incline Dumbbell Curls, huh? Well maybe you do, but there are at least a couple of trick you can pull to make the movement a whole lot more effective.

    Cooking the Power Foods - Part 2

    Seven superfoods you should be eating and how to make them into delicious meals.

    Lean and Mean Cookin'

    How to eat right, get full, and woo women.

    The Drag Curl

    Break out of your training rut and build some new biceps mass with the drag curl! It's not easy, you'll look like a gimp doing it, and you'll have to use sissy resistance. What more could you ask for in an exercise?

    Blood on the Barbell: A Newbie's Story

    The biker put him through a workout that was decidedly unscientific, but it taught Darren a lesson about lifting. Hope you've got some equipment in the room because you're going to want to hit the weights right after you read this.

    Stimulate More Muscle Growth

    If you understand your opponent, you can manipulate him and win the battle. Similarly, if you understand why weight lifting builds muscles, you can control those babies and make them do your bidding. Muscle Master Christian tells you how.