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The 7-Day Nutrition Challenge

Try one of these dietary approaches to kickstart your fat loss, crush your bad habits, and challenge yourself with something new.

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Tip: Angled, Unilateral Romanian Deadlift

This RDL variation, using a barbell placed in a corner, really nails your glutes.

Tip: The 20-Percent Experiment

Get a better workout every single time you walk into the gym. Here's how.

Tip: The New-Exercise-Only Week

Flex your programming muscles, make your joints feel better, and accelerate progress. Here's how.

Tip: Avoid Habit Profiteers

If you're trying to lose fat, keep your distance from these things.

Tip: The Missing Piece of the Fitness Equation

Research reveals a previously unknown ingredient to fitness, and training for an hour or two doesn't relieve you of this new obligation.

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Tip: Deadlift Setup: Take the Slack Out

Just before liftoff, take the slack out by pulling the chest up and pulling the bar against the weights. Listen for the clink.

Tip: The Crunch: Safe or Dangerous?

There's a lot of misinformation out there about the good ol' ab crunch. Here's the truth, backed by science.

Tip: The Nastiest Spot in Your Gym & Your Kitchen

Nothing wrecks your training faster than infections and food poisoning. Here's where you're picking up the bad bugs.

Tip: Stress and Heart Rate Variability

Use this tool to find out if you're recovered enough for another heavy session.

Tip: Inadequate Sleep and Thyroid Function

This should scare you into bed early.

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Tip: Inverted Row Burnout Set

Add some weight and rest-pause style reps to your inverted rows to make this so-called sissy exercise into a real back builder.

Tip: The 7 Deadly Sins of Personal Training

Here's a list of the worst practices of bad personal trainers, according to T Nation readers.

Tip: What You Really Think Of Bodybuilding

We asked our readers what they thought about competitive bodybuilding. The answers were surprising.

Tip: Infinity Singles for Big Triceps

The tri's respond best to heavy reps, but you have to be smart about it. Try this.

Tip: Challenge Sets for Enormous Legs

Yes, this is gonna hurt. Badly. Take a look.

Tip: 3 Superior Mobility Drills for Lifters

Are your favorite mobility drills actually working? Try these proven alternatives.

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Tip: Foam Roller Thoracic Spine Extension

An inflexible T-spine can lead to a host of problems. Get it moving right with this drill. Note the different arm positions.

Tip: The Protein First Diet Strategy

Simple, easy, satisfying, and it'll help keep those abs visible. Here's how it works.

Tip: Strong Legs, No Knee Pain

Use this exercise pairing to build your legs without the knee pain.

Tip: Do This Medball Exercise Before Squats

Get your central nervous system ready for heavy squats by doing this simple exercise first.

The Polls: Sex, Drugs, and Abs

Check out what our fans think about ab training, sex, pro bodybuilding, kettlebells, steroids, and much more.

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Tip: Kettlebell Skater Squat

If squats are causing you pain right now, you can still train your legs. This exercise will load the spine less and still blow up your legs.

Tip: Go Random For Ridiculous Gains

Are you wasting your potential by doing the same sets and reps every workout? Change that with this strategy.