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Evils of Soy

More bad news about a bad protein source. Check it out.

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Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 1

Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

Four Seconds to More Productive Workouts

I think it's a safe bet that at least 50% of bodybuilders are making one little mistake that, in effect, is making most or all of their workouts a waste of time.

Question of Strength 16

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

A Bowlful of Jelly

I've got a little round belly That shakes when I laugh, Like a bowlful of jelly...

Workout Du Jour 2

Researchers Jar Physiology World With Evidence of Other Hamstring Movements.

Question of Strength 10

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

The Five Percent Solution

I too have my own version of the seven percent solution, only it has nothing to do with illegal opiates. Instead, it has to do with rep schemes. I call it my Five Percent Solution.

Question of Strength 7

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

London Calling

A lot of Americans think that the muscle building world begins and ends at the shores and boundaries of North America. Call it snobbish; call it provincial; call it whatever you want; just make sure you call it incorrect.

Tip: Alkaline Water Doesn't Completely Suck

The ads for alkaline water say it'll cure everything. It can't, but there's at least a grain of truth behind it.

Tip: 40-Plus? Do More Work

Here's why this counterintuitive advice actually makes a lot of sense.

Tip: What a Bug Can Teach You About Diet

There's an insect that tries to copulate with beer bottles. Really. And he has much to teach you about diet. Check this out.

Tip: Get Mom and Dad To Eat More of This

This is potentially the greatest gift a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter could ever give to their aging parents or grandparents.

Tip: Make Your Own Protein Bars!

Use this easy recipe to whip up your own portable protein. No oven required.

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Tip: Reverse-Grip Pushdown

To enhance your mind-muscle connection, try this. Be sure to roll your knuckles back towards your body and hold for a 2-3 count for 3-4 sets.

Tip: Does T Nation Endorse Steroids?

Some people think we're promoting steroids. Are they right? Here's the answer.

Tip: A Really Bad Deadlift Habit

People think it improves hip drive and hits the glutes. What it really does is set you up for injury. Info here.

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Tip: The Machine-Assisted Pull-Up

Yes, do your regular pull-ups. But finish off with an assisted machine to get more reps and build volume.

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Tip: One-Arm Cable Rear-Delt Flye Drop Set

Change the angle to really nail your rear delts.

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Tip: Calf Training – The Right Way

Hold the bottom, stretched position for 5 seconds and the top, peak contraction for 3 seconds for optimal calf growth.

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Tip: Seated Dumbbell Calf Raise

If your gym doesn't have a seated calf machine, you probably don't work your soleus. Let's fix that.

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Tip: Pullover and Press

Blast your triceps with this elbow-friendly exercise.

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Tip: Independent Handle Pushdown

Rope pulldowns are fine, but try this pushdown variation using two handles for a great pump and a new stimulus. Great for warm-ups.

Tip: Is Your Chronotype Making You Depressed?

Could THIS be making depressive symptoms worse? According to science, yes. Here's what you need to know.