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Warrior Fitness

This T-Nation warrior says a combo of paleo-ish eating and cutting-edge sports nutrition is the best diet for getting ripped and building muscle. Here's why.

The Five Tools of Mental Strength, A.K.A. Balls

The strength of your muscles isn't nearly as important as the strength of your mind or the metaphorical size of your balls.

Fish Oil: Gender Matters

Research suggests males and females respond differently to DHA and EPA supplementation. Details here.

Ordinary Muscle

Powerlifting's version of Clark Kent shows you how to develop superhuman strength.

Strong Mind, Stronger Body

The difference between a high-performance body and a slow, chubby body is all in your head... literally.

Pulse Fast For Mass Phases

Fasting isn't just for skinny chicks. Build muscle without gaining fat. Here's how.

Muscle Memory, Steroids, and Creatine

Athletes that have used anabolic steroids may have an increased form of muscle memory. Here are some legal ways to get a similar effect.

Nutritional Leverage: Dieting Edition

Ketogenic diets, cheat meals, fat loss plateaus, and blowing your diet straight to hell. Isn't this fat loss thing supposed to be simple?

The Truth About the Media Creatine Scare

Something was fishy at the high school in McMinnville, Oregon. Was creatine to blame? Here’s the real story.

From Dud to Stud in 30 Days

Our team of experts give you an exact one-month training, nutrition, and supplement plan to get you from "dud" to stud in 30 days.

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.

Blood and Chalk 6

The Ohio Hellraiser talks gaining weight, losing fat, and how to make the most out of crappy workouts.

Dave Tate Talkin' Trash (And Training)

Tate weighs in on machine training, winning the fat-loss war, and selling steroids to gas station clerks.

Puncturing Popular Broscience Myths

Are you still following this old school bodybuilding advice? It's time to call out the common myths. Here's what it is and why it's wrong.

The 2 Most Anabolic Hours of The Day

Want gains? Fuel, protect, and reload muscle immediately prior to, during, and immediately after training. Here’s how.

The Tao of Boyle

38 years of under-the-bar experience, the best exercises, and why back squats still suck.

Introducing High Volume Tier Training

Increase strength, decrease fat, and improve conditioning-at the same time? Sound like guru voodoo? Well, then keep reading...

What I Learned in 2009

Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.

Tag Team: Tate and Wendler

What do you do when you have two loud, smart, Elite bad-boys on the phone? You shut the hell up and listen.

Food Nazi: Nuts to You

Harness the metabolic power of real food to build muscle, lose fat, and live damn-near forever.

Fat Loss Edition 2

The T Nation coaches continue their look at a very timely topic – fat loss – this time concentrating on exercise routines!

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.

Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 1

Bodybuilding diet guru Shelby Starnes answers your questions about dieting for fat loss and muscle gains. Check it out.