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10 Iron Game Lessons

The whole point of this article is for me to discuss the top ten things I've learned about training.

It’s Not About the Food – Part 1

Better nutrition is more about altering lifestyle habits and less about the food. Here’s why.

Ian King's Top 10 Lessons

A while back we asked some of the world's top strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their most powerful tips, but when Ian King tackled this assignment, he decided to go about it in a different way.

Copland Training - Part 2

The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.

Goal Setting for Hard Asses

Achieve your goals or eat Alpo!

Copland Training - Part 1

The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.

Diary of a Steroid User 3

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

Meet Lou Schuler

An Interview with Lou Schuler.

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Your Gym Time!

If you're like me in any way, you probably have about ten too many things going on in your life. Sometimes your workout gets buried in the depths of your "to do" list.

The Bomber at 62

We don't throw around the term "living legend" much around here because not many people deserve such accolades. But T-Nation recently sat down with a man who just might fit the bill: Dave Draper.

Get Your Butt In Gear! 2

Strong glutes make strong lifters... and sexy ones too. Here's how to get yours in gear.

Bodybuilding in a Low-Carb World

Low-carb hype rules the day.

27 Reasons To Be Big

Warning: This is hilarious powerlifter humor and probably offensive to hyper-sensitive weak people.

The Training Quiz for Smartasses

A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 1

To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.

Rubber Vs. Iron

Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 2

In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.

Meet Lonnie Lowery

An Interview with the Warrior Nerd, Lonnie Lowery, PhD

The Mutation Series - Part 3 Continued

My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.

The Mutation Series - Part 3

In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.

Practical Fats

What you need to know about ingesting fats.

Triple Total Training

If you're stuck in a rut and you've been training for more than a year, this program will induce appreciable strength and size gains.

The Success Quiz

There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.

Refinement Training

Get revitalized and ready for your next mass program!