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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.

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 Dirty Dozen: 12 Tips for Heavier Pulls

Nothing gets you more jacked (mentally and physically) than pulling eight plates or more off the ground.

The Body Shop 4

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

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.

Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 2

A bodybuilding diet expert answers all your questions, covering everything from cheat meals to how to measure body fat. Check it out.

Exercise Progressions for Bigger Pulls

Slow down there, Hoss; you can't start pulling heavy weights from the get-go. Let us show you the proper progressions to make your deadlift truly worthwhile.

T Nation Twitter - Cool Tricks Edition

The T Nation coaches offer up some cool tricks to make your next workout a memorable one.

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?

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.

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.

Operation Barbell: 10 Money Exercises

Want to add slabs of muscle and get powerful? You can’t go wrong with these exercises.

Dirty Nutrition 2

Dr. Bowden describes the perfect meathead breakfast, after which he discusses addictive foods, CLA, sugar alcohols, and oh yeah, Megan Fox.

Inject Some Testosterone into Your Health Club

So what if your gym refers to the power rack as the "curl station"? There are ways to butch up even the wussiest gym.

Sucker Punch: Erick Minor

T NATION'S newest strength coach hates functional training, cardio, and yoga. He's also a bodybuilder who does direct arm work. So what's not to like?

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.

A Novel Approach to Rest Periods

A 2-kilogram discuss traveled 140 feet through the air and landed in Dan John's skull. After that, he "rested" for five months. Now he has some interesting ideas about rest periods in general.

Mythbusters 7

Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.

Cutting-Edge Muscle Science

Dr. Lowery white-knuckled his way around the country to get the first word about the research that could change the way you train.

Best of Biceps

Nine biceps exercises proven to work better than standard curls.