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When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

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The Ultimate Shoulder Day

Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

Vegans Suck at Science. Here's The Proof.

Ignore the vegans and their bad science. Here's the truth about meat, cancer, heart disease, inflammation, and the environment.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

Master the Floor Press

The bench press may be everyone's favorite upper body barbell exercise, but its shorter-ranged cousin could be even better.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

    The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

    21st Century Core Training 1

    Everything you need to know to develop a strong, powerful core.

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  • Your Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements

    Time to shed a little light on what's probably the most mysterious and diverse of all bodybuilding supplement categories.

    The Truth About Rest-Pause Training

    If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

    For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

    For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

    Tip: The Simple Math of Rapid Fat Loss

    Want to drop the chub quickly but still retain lean body mass? Grab your calculator and follow this formula.

    Big Guys and Very Bad Advice

    Want to build a buttload of muscle? Talk to a big guy. Well, maybe. Sometimes their training and diet advice just isn't right for you. Here's why.

    The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

    Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

    Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

    Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.

    Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

    Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

    21st Century Core Training

    A chiseled midsection. A strong, functional core. Who says you can't train for both? Here’s how to do it.

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  • The Set / Rep Bible

    If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

    The 7 People Who Never Get Results

    Are you one of these types of people? Hope not. Because they never make any progress. Check out the list.

    Stuff We Like – Footwear 1

    We asked T Nation fans about their favorite gym shoes. Here are the most recommended kicks, along with some of our faves.

    Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

    Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

    Bulgarian Training Simplified

    Bulgarian training works for top Olympic lifters. Here's how average guys and gals can make it work for bodybuilding and powerlifting.

    5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

    A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.