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In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

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Ten Thousand Swings to Fat Loss

What happens when you perform a thousand kettlebell swings a day for ten days? Some pretty amazing things actually. Check this out.

The Answer for Massive Calves

To build a set of standout calves, you need to think outside the box. Here’s how.

Is the Leg Press Worthless?

Some say that the leg press is worthless compared to the squat. Here’s the truth.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

Gettin' MASSive With Food

Some time-honored and battle-tested ideas for packing on the muscle meat, along with some incredibly calorie-dense food and shake recipes.

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

3 Kick-Ass Programs For a Better Bench

Everybody wants a bench press that gets noticed. Here are three sure-fire programs to get you pushing some serious iron, fast.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

Mass Made Simple

A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

12 Hamstrings Exercises for Hardasses

Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.

The Eight Best Muscle-Building Exercises

Got lagging muscles? Build your calves, abs, quads, hams, traps, and chest. We'll show you how.

The Drug Coach

Behind every champion is a trusted coach who's savvy about drug use. T Nation talks shop with a physique competitor's secret weapon.

Bigger Muscles, Shorter Workouts

Dr. Clay shows you how to take advantage of high-intensity workouts to make huge gains in size and strength.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

Real Fast Fat Loss

The five most important components of fat loss, all in one program. Check it out.

Two Weeks to Bigger Lats!

Can you really build stronger, wider lats in 14 days? Yes, but it’s really going to hurt. Here’s how to do it.

The Litvinov Workout

If you're interested in becoming leaner, faster, and more muscular, keep reading.

Baseball and Bad Men

A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

The Sacked Back - Part 1

It's the sound you never want to hear when weight training. Sometimes you feel it immediately; sometimes you sense something happen but it takes a few hours for the full impact to hit you. Either way you've injured your back. The big question is, what do you do?

The Waterbury Method

A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.

Lifting for Fat Loss

In the dawn of the bodybuilding era, back in the 1940's, 50's and 60's, muscularity was basically only a matter of having a lot of size and mass.

The Rebirth of HIT

Classic muscle and bodybuilding lessons from Dr. Ellington Darden. Get 'em here.