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Dispelling Ab Training Myths

Most bodybuilders don't know how their abs function, or even how to train them effectively. Learn how now.

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  • Are Omega-6 Fats Really That Bad?

    You pop Omega-3's like Pez candy, but avoid Omega-6's like candy corn. Maybe it's time to use both.

    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.

    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.

    30 Things Waterbury Said

    Sometimes the best interviews take place when you turn the recorder on and kick back while the interviewee just talks.

    In the Trenches 1

    Dave Tate, Bret Contreras, Scott Abel, Christian Thibaudeau, Eric Cressey, and Tony Gentilcore describe some of their favorite "case histories."

    Dirty Nutrition 2

    Dr. Bowden describes the perfect meathead breakfast, after which he discusses addictive foods, CLA, sugar alcohols, and oh yeah, Megan Fox.

    Use Your Strong Hand - Advanced Grip Training

    Most guys can't sweep the room without using wrist straps to grab onto the broom. Here's how to fix that sad, sad, problem.

    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.

    Four Challenges to Light Your Fire!

    Four routines from Dan John that will keep your puke bucket filled to the brim.

    Sucker Punch: Erick Minor

    T NATION'S newest strength coach hates functional training, cardio, and yoga. He's also a bodybuilder who does direct arm work. So what's not to like?

    The Cure for Ostrich Legs

    Have your legs ever been compared to those of an ostrich? Keep reading and you'll gain the tools to cure your affliction.

    Button-Popping Pecs in Just 8 Weeks

    This simple, fairly painless twist on a traditional chest workout will armor-up your pecs in a very short time.

    Mythbusters 7

    Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.

    Mythbusters 6

    So you think you're hot stuff cuz you load up the leg press with 16 plates? Too bad that translates to about as much weight as your grandma can lift.

    Advice You Don't Want to Hear 2

    Tough, tough love from 7 coaches; stuff that will make you pull the pillow over your head and shout, "no, no, no!"

    Cutting-Edge Muscle Science

    Dr. Lowery white-knuckled his way around the country to get the first word about the research that could change the way you train.

    Training Tips From A to Z

    Tony is back with 26 new tips to advance your training and nutrition knowledge.

    Hardball Nutrition for Muscle

    Our panel of nutritional scientists answer your questions about protein, energy drinks, mass plans and more. Check it out.

    Mythbusters 5

    New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.

    Question of Nutrition 8

    Dr. Bowden weighs in on whether you can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time, the least-horrible fast foods, and drinking your own urine. Yes, really.

    Mythbusters 4

    Four top strength coaches reveal the truth about ab training, sprinting, rep ranges, and more.

    Advice You Don't Want to Hear 1

    Chances are, you're either a fat bastard or a skinny slacker. Regardless, here's some advice that might get your mind (and body) right.

    Straight Talk About the Fitness Biz

    In part two of our interview, Alwyn Cosgrove talks about compliance, networking, and why aspiring actors should stay out of the fitness biz.