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The Cardio Conundrum

With all the cardio options out there, it's no wonder we're confused about the best way to incorporate it into our workouts! Coach Robertson summarizes the pros and cons of each variation and helps us with fat-burning program design.

How Strong Are Your Abs, Really?

Think your core strength is pretty good? Now's the time to find out. These two tests will tell you if your abs are strong or if they're a weak link.

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  • What I Learned in 2008

    Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.

    Joint-Friendly Training

    Coach Nick has new ways to build strength and size for the lifter with wounded knees, shell-shocked shoulders, or a balky back.

    Heavier Weight, Less Time

    It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.

    Kettlebells Put to the Test

    What happens when a barbell guy devotes himself to kettlebells for eight weeks? More than he expected.

    The Steroid Nurse

    One of T-Nation's forum steroid gurus talks cycles, tapering, staying healthy, and why the Golden Age of bodybuilding deserves a little more tarnish.

    Counting Your Reps for More Muscle

    Three exercises, 25 total reps with a 4-6RM. Don’t worry about sets, rest periods, or even reps per round. Do it. Here’s how and why.

    Question of Nutrition 5

    What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.

    Overload Your Delts for Explosive Growth

    Overload is the training stress the body must adapt to. It’s the driving force of muscle growth. Get it in your training to make gains.

    Hacking Your Strength Training

    Cut your time in the gym without compromising your results? It's a smarter and more effective approach to training.

    Facts, Fallacies of Corrective Exercise

    Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.

    Midrange Partials for the Best Pump of Your Life

    For the best pump of your life - and serious size and strength gains over time - you need to incorporate midrange partial reps.

    The Cure for Skinny

    Three former skinny guys reveal the nutrition tips, training strategies, and lifestyle adjustments that "cured" them.

    The Black Prince

    The Black Prince talks about drugs, training, nutrition, and how bodybuilding lost the luster of its Golden Age.

    Density Training, Canadian Bear Style

    This program is guaranteed to jack you up fast and bring your strength right along with it. If you’re ready, give it a shot.

    More New Techniques You've Never Tried

    Dan's secret weight loss stack, a new five-toed rehab tool, and a novel, one-rep-at-a-time method for hypertrophy.

    Question of Nutrition 4

    Does diet soda make you fat? Is chia better than flax? Will tuna make your mercury rise? Dr. Bowden has the answers.

    Get Huge in a Hurry

    Proven, effective size training advice that’s a lot different than what you normally hear. Check it out.

    Stopwatch Fat Loss and Double Trouble for Your Back

    Nutritional tips for those who roll their eyes at the thought of counting, measuring, or recording anything, plus a cool new back exercise.

    Question of Strength 47

    Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

    Isolated Pecs, Big Shoulders, and Instant Ketosis

    Christian Thibaudeau tackles three topics in this article, from building pecs and delts to very low carb dieting. Check it out.

    Glute Training for Dudes

    Training your glutes can make you stronger, prevent injuries, and turn you into one sexy bastard.

    Diamond Calves and Old School Exercises

    A novel calf routine plus a selection of old-school total-body exercises.