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Sucker Punch: Dr. Tim Ziegenfuss

One of the top product developers in the sports nutrition industry talks frankly about new developments in the wild world of sports supplements.

Brutal Trisets for Sluggish Muscle Groups

The way we see it, there are two types of lifters: those who like trisets, and wusses. Here's an article for the former.

Old School Tempo Training For More Muscle

Tried and true tempo training may be just what you need to reignite muscular gains. Here’s how to do it.

Are You Inflamed?

Inflammation helps protect the body... and then it kills you. Mike Russell shows you how to smash it before it smashes your goals.

The Body Shop 4

Send us your half-naked pics and we'll evaluate your body. It's not as weird as it sounds.

6 Dirty Tricks

Training tricks to help you lift more weight and perform better. Check ‘em out.

Sucker Punch: Paul Chek

There are controversial, outspoken people in the health and fitness industry. And then there's Paul Chek.

The Tao of Dr. Clay Hyght

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

Supplements vs. Whole Foods

Where does healthy, muscle-building nutrition really come from, the garden or the supplement bottle? The answer may surprise you.

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.

Seven Things You Need to Know About Fats

Dr. Lonnie Lowery fills your noggin with the latest dietary fat research, including what fats you should be eating to gain muscle and lose that belly!

The Perfect Workout Checklist

Common sense and dirty tricks combine for the perfect workout checklist. Which important steps are you missing?

T Nation Twitter - The Magic Five

Got only enough room in your cupboard for five foods or supplements? What, are you renting a single-family cave in Tora Bora?

T Nation Twitter - Calves Edition

Got barely enough time to check your email? The T NATION coaches serve up some savory knowledge about calf training, quick, fast, and in a hurry.

The Body Shop 2

Our expert physique judge tells T NATION readers where their physiques shine and where they suck. How do you stack up?

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.

From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.

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.

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.

30 Things Waterbury Said

Sometimes the best interviews take place when you turn the recorder on and kick back while the interviewee just talks.

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.

In the Trenches 1

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