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Tip: Quadruple Chocolate Protein Cookies

Whip up a batch of these minty, high-protein cookies and put them in your face right now.

Tip: The High-Resistance Bike Sprint

More than a good metcon workout, sprints performed like this can pack muscle onto your quads. Here's how.

Tip: Box Jumps For Conditioning

You've heard the warnings. Here's the full story.

Tip: Training Natties vs. Training Juicers

How important is it for a trainer to know if an athlete or client is using extra assistance? Read this.

Tip: Toes Down When Squatting

Squats causing lower back pain? Here's why your toes might be the problem and what to do about it.

Tip: The Verdict on the Impossible Burger

Science has finally made a realistic alternative to meat patties, but does this stuff hold up to scrutiny? Here's the real scoop.

Tip: Is Testosterone Bad for Your Heart?

Are replacement-level dosages of T going to mess with your ticker? Here's what you probably don't know.

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We field your questions about female testosterone usage, losing fat while getting strong, and making gains on a budget.

Tip: How to Read T Nation

We've been accused of offering conflicting information. Let's clear that up.

Tip: A Really Bad Deadlift Habit

People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.

Deadlift More Weight Today, Safely

These smart tips will have you pulling heavier and staying safer almost immediately.

Tip: 5 Inhibit-Activate Supersets

How to grow lagging muscles and move better.

Tip: Flex to Boost Your Willpower

Wanna skip that workout? Wanna eat that ice cream? Here's how to increase willpower instantly, according to science.

Tip: The Drill Your Body's Been Begging For

It looks silly, but every step will activate your muscles, prime your joints, and get you closer to crushing your next workout.

Tip: Don't Join the GMO Confederacy of Dunces

A new study shows that strongly anti-GMO people think they know the most about the subject, but actually know the least.

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Tip: Set Up Your Deadlift Like This

Here's a smart way to deadlift that gives you more control, protects the lower back, and help you hit that next PR.

Tip: 5 Gym Hacks to Make Life Easier

You're going to wonder why you didn't think of a couple of these!

Tip: Partial Reps for Full Muscle Growth

Not a newbie anymore? Then partial reps can be wildly effective. Here's why.

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Tip: Cable Straight-Arm Pulldown Drop Set

Hit your lats throughout the range of motion with this untraditional drop set.

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Tip: Calf Training – The Right Way

Hold the bottom, stretched position for 5 seconds and the top, peak contraction for 3 seconds for optimal calf growth.

Tip: Banana Nut Muffins for Bodybuilders

Store-bought muffins are a total calorie bomb. Make these instead and get fewer carbs and calories, plus more protein.

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Tip: The Two-Up, One-Down Calf Press

Use the leg press for this one. Lift with both feet, hold the contraction for 3 seconds, and lower slowly with one foot.

Tip: 6 Surprising Ways to Avoid Cold or Flu

It's hard to make progress in the gym if you're sick. Here are some unusual ways to avoid it.

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Tip: Standing Calf Raise, Rest-Pause

Hit failure at 12-15 reps, rest only 20 seconds, then repeat for as many reps as possible.