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The Big Woof

In this installment, Westside Barbell guru Dave Tate digs deep to answer the question, "Why do we put ourselves through this?"

Lean Eatin' – Part 1

A calorie is not a calorie. A fat is not a fat. A carb is not a carb. A protein is not a protein. Here’s why.

Body Composition For Beginners - Part 2

Unfortunately, most of the methods usually used to determine body fat are woefully inadequate and rife with potential problems.

The EDT Arm Specialization Mesocycle

One Inch in One Month (Oh, and Yes, It WILL Hurt!)

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.

Awesome Abs – Stage 2

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Street Fightin' Man

An Interview with Frank Shamrock

Specialization Periodization

How to Gain (or Lose) Muscle

The Protein Insider

An Inside Look at the Protein Business

The Never Ending Cycle

How to use steroids or prohormones safely for long periods of time

Awesome Abs – Stage 1

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Smuggler's Blues

T-mag Goes Undercover in Mexico

8 Questions About Protein

The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.

Cops on Gear

T Nation talks to three law enforcement officers who use steroids in this classic article.

A Talk with Tudor Bompa

Tudor Bompa is known to many as the man who single-handedly revolutionized Western training methods. After more than forty years of work in the arena of international sports, he's widely considered one of the world's leading specialists when it comes to periodization, planning, peaking, and strength and power training.

Hip Belt Squats: The Anabolic Equalizer

Hip belt squats are a unique exercise that first caught my attention through two published articles by John McCallum in the March and April, 1970 issues of Strength & Health> magazine (yes, you whipper snappers out there, weight training and/or bodybuilding did exist before the Pumping Iron movie came out).

Escalating Density Training - Phase 2

"The sheer effectiveness and brutality of the EDT program does not come across in the written word. This is a TOTAL gym experience"

Dawg School 7

The Bodybuilder's Hierarchy of Needs

Chemical Solution

The Lowdown on the Latest in Bodybuilding Chemistry

How to Build a T-Vixen

Now you want her to join you in the gym because the couple that trains together, stays together.

The Essential Berardi

A stripped down overview of JB's dietary wisdom

Tornado Training – Part 1

The importance of rotational training in anyone's exercise program whether they're an athlete, a weekend warrior, or anything in between.

What Speed of Movement Should I Use?

If you don't already have Ian King's 'Get Buffed!' book, you've probably heard about it. It's definitely one of best-received books about weight training on the market.

Say Goodbye to your Weakest Link!

The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.