An in-depth discussion with Highland Games competitor, thrower, coach, teacher, and wise man of the iron game, Dan John.
Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?
The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.
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.
Dr. Lonnie Lowery fills your noggin with the latest dietary fat research, including what fats you should be eating to gain muscle and lose that belly!
The T Nation coaches offer up some cool tricks to make your next workout a memorable one.
Common sense and dirty tricks combine for the perfect workout checklist. Which important steps are you missing?
Got only enough room in your cupboard for five foods or supplements? What, are you renting a single-family cave in Tora Bora?
Our expert physique judge tells T NATION readers where their physiques shine and where they suck. How do you stack up?
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.
Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.
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.
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.
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.
So what if your gym refers to the power rack as the "curl station"? There are ways to butch up even the wussiest gym.
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?
Jonny Bowden pulls out his nutritional whipping stick and whomps on NO2 products, trans fats, and even poor ol' cows.
Dr. Bryan Walsh, the "go-to" guy for fat loss, says that being fat, having high cortisol, and being insufferably gassy can all be fixed with a few dietary tweaks.
Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.
Okay Spunky, go to the mirror and take a peek at your backside. Careful, chances are the view back there is a mess. Chances are you ain't got no meat back there. That's right, no muscle, or very little.
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.
Tony is back with 26 new tips to advance your training and nutrition knowledge.
New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.
T Nation journalist travels to Joe DeFranco's gym to train with NFL prospects and learns what it takes to get in the game.