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An Interview with Lou Schuler.

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Hunters And Scavengers

The other day while standing in the checkout line at the local supermarket, I noticed a woman feverishly scratching one of those scratch-off lottery ticket thingies. I don't know what they're actually called, but I'm sure you've seen them.

Refinement Training

Get revitalized and ready for your next mass program!

The Stretching Roundtable - Part 2

Last week in Part I the coaches talked about stretching myths and how flexibility affects muscle size and strength. This week they'll delve even deeper into the subject, so warm up your brain, do some dynamic stretches for the frontal lobe, and dig in

Exercises You've Never Tried 11

Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.

Exercises You've Never Tried 9

Break out of your training rut and adopt some challenging new exercises. Here are 8 to test out.

The "Imperfect" Training Program

What if I told you that I had the perfect training program?

The Education of a Powerlifter - Part 1

This is part 1 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.

Diet Planning for the Long Haul

Part Three of the Just Suck It Up Series

7 Habits of Highly Effective Nutritional Programs

Simple, time-tested, no nonsense habits that you need to get into when designing a good eating program. Check ‘em out.

The Weight Gain Troubleshooter

If you've had trouble gaining lean weight during mass building phases, here's something that will help.

Keep the Iron on the Bar

Too much dietary iron can wreak havoc on a man’s health. Here’s what you can do about it while still enjoying your steaks.

Five Ways to Go Deeper

How to Get "Ass to Grass" when Squatting

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.

Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 3

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

Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 2

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

Exercises You've Never Tried 7

Weight training is like sex. It can get boring if you always do it the same way. Here’s how to spice up your workout.

Massive Cooking

Healthy, muscle-building food doesn't have to be bland and boring. These cooking tips are worth learning. Check 'em out.

4 Weightlifting Myths Dispelled

I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.

3-2-1 Shoulders

When it comes to weight training, the deltoids are unique.

Biceps, Fast or Slow?

A Research Study Analysis

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 1

It's been nearly two years since Lonnie Lowery and I teamed up to get our macronutrient roundtable on. First, we invited Cy Willson to share in an interesting protein discussion.

End Your Strength Plateaus NOW

EDT for Maximal Strength Breakthroughs!

Body Composition For Beginners - Part 1

The measurement of body composition is an inexact science, and outside the laboratory, it becomes an even more inexact science.