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The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.

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Test Your Grit: 3 Challenges

Shake up your workout and take one of these three tough challenges. Ask a friend to join you… or an enemy.

The Body Shop 3

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.

Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 2

A bodybuilding diet expert answers all your questions, covering everything from cheat meals to how to measure body fat. Check it out.

Exercise Progressions for Bigger Pulls

Slow down there, Hoss; you can't start pulling heavy weights from the get-go. Let us show you the proper progressions to make your deadlift truly worthwhile.

The Tao of Cressey

The perfect deadlift, a sample week of training, baseball talk, and Cressey admits to doing curls.

Brain Blast 5

Steroids, cannibalism, sex cults, big benchin', and rule breakin'. Sounds like business as usual here at T Nation!

Dirty Nutrition 4

From the differences between protein powders, to CoQ10 as a muscle builder, to how often you should poop, Dr. Bowden covers it all!

T Nation Twitter - Cool Tricks Edition

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

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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  • 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.

    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."

    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 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.

    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.

    Sucker Punch: Scott Abel

    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.

    In the Trenches 1

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

    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.

    Do This, Not That!

    Honest, hardcore advice about diet and training that just might hurt your feelings. Check it out.

    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.