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Blood and Chalk 10

The Hellraiser returns to talk speed training, assistance work, chin-ups, and building a home gym that screams "Awesome."

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Tuesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

Forced Anabolism: How to Overeat

Think you know how to eat for muscle growth? Think again. Here's what you need to be putting in your mouth.

Dave vs. Dog: The Throwdown

Two certified bad asses training hard. 'Nuf said.

Two Seconds to Peak Performance

Make better gains starting today. Here’s what you need to know about Active Isolated Stretching.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 3

The salmon and beef industry have fooled us, and the miracle food of the week is a joke. Here's why.

Iron Evolution – Phase 1

To get strong, listen to a strong guy’s advice. Here’s what you can learn from Dave Tate’s early experiences under the bar.

Relax... Women Prefer Low-Cortisol Men

Studies show that women prefer men with high testosterone, but there’s more to the story. Check this out.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 2

A deeper look at the great hormones-in-milk scare and much more.

Fish Oil: Gender Matters

Research suggests males and females respond differently to DHA and EPA supplementation. Details here.

Ordinary Muscle

Powerlifting's version of Clark Kent shows you how to develop superhuman strength.

Blueberry Bioactives

Improve insulin sensitivity with blueberries and you'll build muscle and lose fat faster. Here’s how.

Four "Healthy" Foods that Aren't

Forget what the internet gurus are telling you. These supposedly “healthy” foods are anything but!

Samurai Strategies for Strength 2

Samurai-tested strategies for not only setting goals, but actually achieving them.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 1

What every lifter and athlete can learn from samurai philosophy.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

How Weight Training Saved My Life

Our coaches and experts tell inspirational stories about how iron saved their lives.

Prepping for the O Lifts

Here’s how to make learning the Olympics lifts a whole lot easier.

How the Pros Build Giant Shoulders

Despite, you know, the drug thing, pro bodybuilders know quite a few secrets when it comes to training shoulders.

It's Hammerin' Time!

Improve your grip, ramp up your conditioning, and invoke your inner Incredible Hulk, all with one simple movement.

Blood and Chalk 6

The Ohio Hellraiser talks gaining weight, losing fat, and how to make the most out of crappy workouts.

Dave Tate Talkin' Trash (And Training)

Tate weighs in on machine training, winning the fat-loss war, and selling steroids to gas station clerks.

Sure Fire Fixes for Weak Points

The T NATION coaches weigh in on the quickest, most effective ways to kick-start your most stubborn bodyparts into some serious growth.

Unconventional Workout - Abs

Still doing three sets of crunches for abs before leaving the gym? Check out this article for a new approach to the coveted six-pack.

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