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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.

Supplements vs. Whole Foods

Where does healthy, muscle-building nutrition really come from, the garden or the supplement bottle? The answer may surprise you.

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.

Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 2

A bodybuilding diet expert answers all your questions, covering everything from cheat meals to how to measure body fat. Check it out.

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!

Dirty Nutrition 4

From the differences between protein powders, to CoQ10 as a muscle builder, to how often you should poop, Dr. Bowden covers it all!

T Nation Twitter - Cool Tricks Edition

The T Nation coaches offer up some cool tricks to make your next workout a memorable one.

T Nation Twitter - The Magic Five

Got only enough room in your cupboard for five foods or supplements? What, are you renting a single-family cave in Tora Bora?

The Tao of Martin Rooney

Too often we get lost in the insignificant stuff. We need to step back and look at the big picture. What are we trying to do? Grow bigger muscles and become indestructible, of course.

The Body Shop 2

Our expert physique judge tells T NATION readers where their physiques shine and where they suck. How do you stack up?

Exercises You've Never Tried 20

If your progress has stalled or you just need a new challenge, here are ten exercises to try out you may not have ever seen before.

Training and Conditioning Around the World

What could you learn after two years of traveling and training with some of the world's finest athletes? It all depends on what you're willing to try.

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.

Blood and Chalk 2

The Hellraiser returns with answers about bands and chains, reverse hypers, assistance moves for the squat, mixed-grip lifting, and lots more topics.

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.

Dirty Nutrition 3

Bowden reveals the truth about organic food, grapefruit as a fat loss food (it works!), soy (it's still bad), palm oil, and other juicy dietary tidbits.

Get Ready For The Workout Of Your Life!

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

Bigger, Better, Faster, Longer

Dan John is the Yoda of strength training. He's not quite as wrinkly, but the wisdom, man, the wisdom!

Death Match: You vs. Your Body

It's a battle royale between you and your body: you want to lose fat while keeping your muscle, but your body has other plans.

Sucker Punch: Scott Abel

One of the industry's top bodybuilding coaches reflects on four decades as a competitor and coach ... and throws a few punches at the status quo.

The Stair-Step Approach to Muscle

When do you do low reps and heavy weight? What about higher reps and light weight? Read this and finally feel good about writing your own training programs.

Six Things You Need to Know About Protein

Dr. Lonny Lowery talks about new protein research and little-known facts about protein. Check it out.

Inject Some Testosterone into Your Health Club

So what if your gym refers to the power rack as the "curl station"? There are ways to butch up even the wussiest gym.