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Cooking the Power Foods - Part 1

The healthiest stuff to eat can also be the tastiest stuff to eat. Check out these 6 meal ideas.

Building the Case for Hybrid Training

Bodybuilding guru Scott Abel says that training for hypertrophy, size, thickness, density, and shape is not the same as strength training. If the question is how to gain unadulterated muscle mass, is hybrid training the answer?

Blood on the Barbell: A Newbie's Story

The biker put him through a workout that was decidedly unscientific, but it taught Darren a lesson about lifting. Hope you've got some equipment in the room because you're going to want to hit the weights right after you read this.

How To Stimulate Maximal Fat Loss

Six ways to speed up fat loss, boost energy when dieting, and stay sane. Check ‘em out.

How to Improve Your Fitness Literacy

More wisdom about life and lifting from Testosterone Nation's sage.

Strength Exercises That Work Your Core

Real "core" training - not that Bosu Ball crap - with cool videos. What else do ya' need?

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  • 6 Dumb Training Mistakes

    Thibs is on a mission. The angry Canadian wants to see the incidence of training stupidity decrease. Are you a "kitchen sink" trainer or coach? Have you misinterpreted the concept of overtraining? If so, duck!

    Beat the Snot Out of Death

    Are your bulking phases, or just the act of eating like a bodybuilder, shortening your athletic career or your life? It's possible, but Dr. L's got a plan and it involves "calorie restriction mimetics." Read, learn, live long and prosper.

    "Building-On"

    Whenever you can make a workout more time-efficient, you're stacking the odds heavily in your favor. Not only do you complete your training in less time, but you've also got more time to recover before the next onslaught!

    TBT vs. Splits: An Analysis

    Lately there's been much discussion about whether it's more beneficial to do total body training (TBT) or some version of a split system where parts of the body are separated for different workouts.

    Developing a Training Philosophy

    "If you put a group of the most successful strength coaches in one room and their students in another, the students wouldn't agree on any training philosophy or principle, whereas the coaches would agree on almost everything."

    The Cheat Workout

    A new way to give your body and brain a break and rediscover the idiotic fun of training

    Harness the Power of TEF

    Everything you need to know about the thermic effect of food.

    4 Guaranteed Tips

    Strategies for sets, reps, volume, training, and for getting downright ripped. Find it all here.

    Nutrition Quest 1

    Dr. Roussell weighs in on butter, oatmeal and milk thistle. Check it out.

    In Defense of Overhead Lifting

    Everything you need to know about the benefits and the risks of overhead lifts.

    The Athlete Diet

    From North American Diet to Athlete Diet: Tips for Making the Transition

    Another Power Food

    Long before 1904 when J.T. Stinson coined the legendary phrase, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," apples have been a historic symbol of good health.

    40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 7

    When it comes to exercise performance, especially the more exotic movements I often prescribe, most people grasp the big picture but miss the finer points. To remedy this, I created this "toolbox" series to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises. Here's the newest installment!

    Bulk Up, Cut Up! 1

    This new Q & A column is about building a muscular and aesthetic physique. It's not about breaking strength records or reaching speed and power personal bests.

    Atomic Dog: Vision Quest

    Lifting weights, slaying dragons, and finding out what you’re really made of. What are you questing for? Check this out.

    Power Foods

    Thirteen foods you should be eating. Check ‘em out.

    Explosive Neural Drive

    Power up your posterior chain. These workouts will teach your body to tap into higher threshold motor units for explosive efforts.

    The Transition

    They say fitness has to become a lifestyle. True, but how do you do that exactly? Try this.