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T Nation Twitter - Cool Tricks Edition

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

The Perfect Workout Checklist

Common sense and dirty tricks combine for the perfect workout checklist. Which important steps are you missing?

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.

Three Work-Arounds for Physique Success

Get bigger legs when you can't squat. Build muscle when you can't even hold on to weights. Get leaner when cardio stops working. Nick T. shows you how.

The Squat: Good Exercise Gone Bad?

Four experts - a functional strength coach, a bodybuilder, a powerlifter, and an athlete-creator - share their thoughts on one of the most beloved (and hated) exercises.

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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    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.

    From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

    Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.

    The Get Lean Quick Scheme

    A radical 7-day diet and workout plan guaranteed to kickstart fat loss.

    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.

    In the Trenches 2

    Jim Wendler, Scott Abel, Dan John, Lonnie Lowery, and Shelby Starnes talk about some of their most fulfilling "case studies."

    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.

    The Best Exercise You're Not Doing

    Don't let the simplicity of the Turkish Get-Up fool you. It's one mean ass-kicker that'll challenge your muscles in new ways and have you gasping for air.

    T Nation Twitter - Short Answers to Short Questions

    Got barely enough time to check your email? The T Nation coaches cut to the chase to cure your training woes.

    Pauline Nordin Exposed (Figuratively Speaking)

    Up close and under the bar with scintillating fitness model and entrepreneur Pauline Nordin.

    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.

    How to Pull 1,008 Pounds and Make it Look Easy

    Andy Bolton has pulled 1,008 pounds in competition. Get his best deadlifting advice here.

    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.

    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.