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50 Tips for Serious Athletes

Jeremy Frisch is the performance director at the Competitive Athlete Training Zone in Acton, Massachusetts, where he works with athletes from age six to college level.

GSP: A Rush of Blood

Five wins by TKO, four wins by submission, three wins by decision... and a single loss to Matt Hughes by armbar in his first title fight. It's that last one that haunts Spike athlete Georges "Rush" St-Pierre.

Question of Strength 34

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

Breaking The Strength Barrier

Imagine if there were no barriers to strength attainment: we'd all be power cleaning 500, squatting 1000, and benching 600 in no time.

Gina Aliotti: Supergirl

What happens when a bodybuilder and a nutrition store owner get together and make a baby? What happens when this baby is raised on health foods? What happens when she starts training with weights at age 14?

In Defense of Overhead Lifting

Everything you need to know about the benefits and the risks of overhead lifts.

Precious Bodily Fluids

Now that I've got your attention with the title, let's try to raise our thinking from the lower centers of bodily function and get more cerebral, shall we? (Admittedly there are those, like a certain editor around here, who can weave <i>both</i> into an entertaining editorial, but I'm not going to attempt that bit of literary stunt pilotry.)

Pulling Your Chain For Massive Gains!

Ever notice how two supposedly inviolate principles of resistance training are basically contradictory?

Shoulder Savers - Part 3

Two-thirds of lifters will have some sort of shoulder problem during their training career. Nine tips to help you avoid being one of them.

High Performance Core Training

The days of banging out a thousand crunches are over. Get your core strong to get your entire body strong. Here’s how.

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  • Creatine Update, 2006

    Creatine is the most studied sports supplement in history. Here’s what we’ve learned about loading, delivery systems, and timing issues.

    10 Things I've Learned

    T-Nation asked Cosgrove to tell us his top ten tips. He gave us 34.

    Functional Anatomy for Bad-Asses! Part 1

    Okay, tough guy, so you want to write your own training programs, eh? You think you've got what it takes?

    10 Training Program Pitfalls

    I get emails all the time from T-Nation readers who want to know why I don't write programs for the masses. About the only answer I can muster up is: "Because I have a conscience."

    Tate Talks Hypertrophy - Part 2

    Today, Dave discusses something called "the breakthrough factor," how he'd approach bodybuilding today, and a very intriguing training idea: the private warehouse gym. Let's get to it!

    Atomic Dog: Vision Quest

    Lifting weights, slaying dragons, and finding out what you’re really made of. What are you questing for? Check this out.

    Exercises You've Never Tried 15

    Well, maybe you’ve tried some of them. But maybe not. Check out the list and challenge yourself.

    How Your Muscles Grow

    If they aren't growing, is high frequency training the answer?

    Lucky 13 - John Berardi

    This is Lucky 13, a rapid fire Q & A session with a training or nutrition expert who matters. It's fast, furious, and to the point.

    Lucky 13 - Chad Waterbury

    This is Lucky 13, a rapid fire Q & A session with a training or nutrition expert who matters. It's fast, furious, and to the point.

    Building Your Rep - Part 2

    Now it's time to take a closer look at the smallest functional unit of training parameters: the repetition. If you build your repetition quality, you'll reap more gains from your workouts. That's definitely a good thing!

    The High Frequency Secret

    How to increase your training frequency (without burning out) to get better results in the gym.

    Dairy Dilemma

    So why an article on dairy? Because the controversy it elicits gets people hotter than Louis Pasteur's Bunsen burners, that's why. In fact, raging debates have broken out many times over the years here among the T-faithful. Just recently TC had to break out the rubber bullets to keep an angry mob of anti-dairy zealots from tearing down the place.

    The Evil Scot

    An uncensored interview with a martial arts champion turned performance coach.