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Inflammatory Comments 1

It's high time we cleared the air regarding inflammation and all of the nasty consequences thereof. I've been preaching this stuff as an underlying theme throughout much of my writing, since first coming to T-mag (now T-Nation) a few years ago.

Yo, How Much Ya Bench?

The three-step plan for setting up for a bench press PR.

The Sacked Back - Part 1

It's the sound you never want to hear when weight training. Sometimes you feel it immediately; sometimes you sense something happen but it takes a few hours for the full impact to hit you. Either way you've injured your back. The big question is, what do you do?

Consumer Alert: The NO2/Arginine Scam - Part 1

NO2 supplements are still popular, which is weird because, well, they don’t work. Here’s why.

How to Fight "All Show and No Go" Syndrome

his article is for those veteran trainers who have built a fair amount of size: are you seduced by mass to the exception of everything else?

The History Of Dieting and Take Home Lessons

Moderation and Glazed Doughnuts

Berardi's Top 10 Tips

Dr. Berardi shares his best training, diet, and planning tips for serious lifters and athletes.

Diary of a Steroid User 4

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 2

Over the past few years I've seen many lifters and coaches discussing the seemingly strange movements I prescribe for strength development. Many of these guys are grasping the big picture but missing many of the finer points. To remedy this, I've written this "toolbox" series to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises.

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Your Gym Time!

If you're like me in any way, you probably have about ten too many things going on in your life. Sometimes your workout gets buried in the depths of your "to do" list.

The Bomber at 62

We don't throw around the term "living legend" much around here because not many people deserve such accolades. But T-Nation recently sat down with a man who just might fit the bill: Dave Draper.

Strongman Training for Athletes

Although this article is aimed at athletes, if you're looking to get into shredded, athletic shape, try some of the exercises Coach DeFranco describes. You can practically feel the fat melting off your body!

Diary of a Steroid User 2

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

The Success Quiz

There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.

Pendulum Training for Athletes

A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.

The Science of Nutrient Timing – 2

The two other key phases of nutrient timing: the Growth Phase and the Rest of The Day Phase.

'Roid Rebuttal

ESPN gets called out

The "Imperfect" Training Program

What if I told you that I had the perfect training program?

The Education of a Powerlifter - Part 1

This is part 1 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 1

An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.

Poison Protein

Before it was a “health” food, soy protein was mainly used as cheap dog food filler. Here’s why you shouldn’t even feed it to your pooch.

Training Economy

How to Maximize Efficiency in the Gym

Quattro Dynamo

Train every muscle group 4 times per week? Yes, it can be done, if you plan it right. Try this program.

Meet Christian Thibaudeau

He's Canadian. He's bald. He's bigger and stronger than you. Meet Christian Thibaudeau