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Band of Meatheads

Want to be more and do more? You'll get there faster with friends than you would by going at it alone. Here’s why community is essential in training.

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The 7 Principles of NFL Athleticism

Motivational lessons learned from the gridiron can help supercharge your training.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 1

What every lifter and athlete can learn from samurai philosophy.

Excelling at the Big Lifts

Becoming a better, stronger lifter takes years of practice, but you can speed up the process by remembering a few simple cues.

18 Training Tips

Coach Henriques has trained hundreds of men and women for strength and muscle gains. Here are his best tips.

15 Cool Nutrition Tips

Fifteen topics that will help you build a bigger, leaner, healthier body and live a better life. Check ‘em out.

How to Tell if Your Exercises Suck

A fast and effective way to separate the best exercises from the rest of the weak sauce pretenders.

To Eat Organic or Not: Meat

Grass fed vs. corn fed, organic vs. natural, and wild vs. farmed. What should you be eating? Get the facts.

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.

Thib's 35 Minutes to Hardcore Muscle

Use different force curves and the principles of high-threshold hypertrophy to gain serious muscle with only three workouts per week.

Sucker Punch: Charles Staley

The Zen Master of weightlifting wants you to simplify your approach, build muscle, and live the good life.

Sucker Punch: Dr. John Berardi

Dr. John Berardi gives us the details on nutrition for athletes, diet strategy, food behavior, and Georges St. Pierre. See what he has to say.

Are You Inflamed?

Inflammation helps protect the body... and then it kills you. Mike Russell shows you how to smash it before it smashes your goals.

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 Body Shop 3

Our resident judge evaluates T NATION readers and shows them how to improve their physiques! This time Clay evaluates a wanna-be competitive bodybuilder and a smoking hot figure competitor.

Exercise Progressions for Bigger Pulls

Slow down there, Hoss; you can't start pulling heavy weights from the get-go. Let us show you the proper progressions to make your deadlift truly worthwhile.

Brain Blast 5

Steroids, cannibalism, sex cults, big benchin', and rule breakin'. Sounds like business as usual here at T Nation!

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.

Sucker Punch: Jason Ferruggia

One of the most outspoken trainers in the industry comes out swinging against strength training convention.

From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.

Five Deadly Strength Errors

Been a while since you've added some plates to the bar? See if you've fallen victim to one of the five deadly strength errors and learn how to fix it.

The Body Shop 1

Dr. Clay Hyght helps sculpt the bodies of a few lucky T NATION readers by diagnosing their weaknesses and telling them how to fix them.

T Nation Twitter - Short Answers to Short Questions

Got barely enough time to check your email? The T Nation coaches cut to the chase to cure your training woes.

Get Ready For The Workout Of Your Life!

Everything you need to know to make your next workout the best workout of your life.