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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.

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Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

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

Build Bigger Legs, One at a Time

Coach Boyle discovers a faster, safer way to increase lower-body muscle size and strength.

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.

Final Solutions for Frustrated Lifters: Arms

Charles Poliquin answers your questions about arm training. Check it out.

You Ain't Got No Meat

Okay Spunky, go to the mirror and take a peek at your backside. Careful, chances are the view back there is a mess. Chances are you ain't got no meat back there. That's right, no muscle, or very little.

Big Gains with Active Recovery

Why are you wasting time between sets? Why the hell don't you do something, like grow, for instance?

Advice You Don't Want to Hear 2

Tough, tough love from 7 coaches; stuff that will make you pull the pillow over your head and shout, "no, no, no!"

Training Tips From A to Z

Tony is back with 26 new tips to advance your training and nutrition knowledge.

Hardball Nutrition for Muscle

Our panel of nutritional scientists answer your questions about protein, energy drinks, mass plans and more. Check it out.

Best of Biceps

Nine biceps exercises proven to work better than standard curls.

Add 20 Pounds to Your 1RM Today

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

The Dark Side of Bodybuilding

Randy Roach, author of Muscle, Smoke & Mirrors, looks deep into the hidden corners of bodybuilding.

Mythbusters 5

New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.

Eat Your Lungs Out While Getting Leaner

Science writer Gary Taubes has a simple message: Everything you think you know about diet is wrong.

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6-Week Bench Press Cure

This is the United States of America. Like it or not, the bench press will always be the most popular exercise. Too bad everyone sucks at it.

7 Cardio Drills That Don't Suck

Seven non-boring cardio variations to hopefully make your energy systems work a little more bearable.

Question of Nutrition 8

Dr. Bowden weighs in on whether you can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time, the least-horrible fast foods, and drinking your own urine. Yes, really.

Contrast Training for Strength, Size, and Power

Teach your body some new tricks with these exercise pairs that combine strength with explosive power.

Mythbusters 4

Four top strength coaches reveal the truth about ab training, sprinting, rep ranges, and more.

Bigger Muscles Through HFT

A few cool tricks to help make High Frequency Training work for you.

Question of Strength 49

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

Things You Should Know How To Do #1: The Pull-Up

Not a pro at pull-ups? Double your reps in just a few weeks. Here’s how.

Most Brutal Training Camp on Earth

T Nation journalist travels to Joe DeFranco's gym to train with NFL prospects and learns what it takes to get in the game.

Five New Exercises

Five new ways to build muscle, increase strength, improve conditioning, and impress the know-it-alls in your gym.