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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.

Exercises You've Never Tried 20

If your progress has stalled or you just need a new challenge, here are ten exercises to try out you may not have ever seen before.

Specialized Training - One Bodypart at a Time

Is it better to increase the size of a single muscle group or spread muscle equally over the entire body?

Dirty Nutrition 3

Bowden reveals the truth about organic food, grapefruit as a fat loss food (it works!), soy (it's still bad), palm oil, and other juicy dietary tidbits.

Bigger, Better, Faster, Longer

Dan John is the Yoda of strength training. He's not quite as wrinkly, but the wisdom, man, the wisdom!

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.

The Stair-Step Approach to Muscle

When do you do low reps and heavy weight? What about higher reps and light weight? Read this and finally feel good about writing your own training programs.

Thibaudeau Talks Training

Christian Thibaudeau, perhaps inadvertently, starts to reveal some of the secrets behind the upcoming "I, Bodybuilder" plan.

Ballistic Muscle

You have a bunch of dormant muscle fibers trapped inside of you just waiting to make you bigger and stronger. Why don't you give them a chance?

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.

Dirty Nutrition 1

Jonny Bowden pulls out his nutritional whipping stick and whomps on NO2 products, trans fats, and even poor ol' cows.

Bastards on Biceps

Four T Nation coaches (who are actually nice guys) debate biceps training. Read up. You’ll learn a lot.

Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.

You Ain't Got No Meat

Okay Spunky, go to the mirror and take a peek at your backside. Careful, chances are the view back there is a mess. Chances are you ain't got no meat back there. That's right, no muscle, or very little.

Cool Routines for Building Muscle, Burning Fat

Three fantastic, easy-to-learn weight routines that will buff you out and lean you up fast.

Hardball Nutrition for Muscle

Our panel of nutritional scientists answer your questions about protein, energy drinks, mass plans and more. Check it out.

Add 20 Pounds to Your 1RM Today

3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.

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6-Week Bench Press Cure

This is the United States of America. Like it or not, the bench press will always be the most popular exercise. Too bad everyone sucks at it.

Question of Nutrition 8

Dr. Bowden weighs in on whether you can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time, the least-horrible fast foods, and drinking your own urine. Yes, really.

Crossed Up by CrossFit

A T Nation contributor goes undercover to score a coveted CrossFit certification. Here’s what happened.

So You Want to Be a Fitness Professional?

In the first half of our two-part interview with Alwyn Cosgrove, the veteran coach talks about business, psychology, and the art of getting clients sore in all the right places.

Building a Powerful V-Shape

The look of a tiny waist and big-back is what makes heads turn. Build your upper body to achieve that look. Here's how.

4 Ways to Ramp Up Your Workout

Stagnation is unacceptable. Revive your workouts and watch your muscle mass increase while your body fat decreases.

Question of Nutrition 6

Dr. Bowden gives you the real truth about saturated fats, honey, fake health foods, coffee and much more.