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Fat Roundtable 2

Getting Even Fatter

Refresher Course 2

Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!

Something's Fishy - Part 2

Across-the-board condemnation of dietary fat is like branding all drugs as bad... or all people of a particular ethnic background as undesirable. I suppose we could call the media hype against fat "nutritional racism."

Something's Fishy - Part 1

"The aim of the legal action is to force the fast-food industry to "offer a larger variety to the consumers, including non-meat vegetarian, less grams of fat, and a reduction of size of their meals."

Awesome Abs – Stage 4

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Level With Me, Doc... How Long Have I Got?

A Comprehensive Look at Lab Tests

Are You Getting Rusty?

Ever notice rust on your hands after working out?

Why Lurch Won't Grow

You're good at pushing cars out of the snow. You can punch somebody's lights out pretty easily. Yep, life's pretty easy for tall guys... until they get to the gym.

Bonehead Nutrition

The five most common nutrition mistakes made by lifters and wannabe bodybuilders.

Awesome Abs – Stage 3

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Lean Eatin' – Part 1

A calorie is not a calorie. A fat is not a fat. A carb is not a carb. A protein is not a protein. Here’s why.

Body Composition For Beginners - Part 2

Unfortunately, most of the methods usually used to determine body fat are woefully inadequate and rife with potential problems.

The EDT Arm Specialization Mesocycle

One Inch in One Month (Oh, and Yes, It WILL Hurt!)

Awesome Abs – Stage 2

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Cops on Gear

T Nation talks to three law enforcement officers who use steroids in this classic article.

A Talk with Tudor Bompa

Tudor Bompa is known to many as the man who single-handedly revolutionized Western training methods. After more than forty years of work in the arena of international sports, he's widely considered one of the world's leading specialists when it comes to periodization, planning, peaking, and strength and power training.

Dawg School 7

The Bodybuilder's Hierarchy of Needs

How to Build a T-Vixen

Now you want her to join you in the gym because the couple that trains together, stays together.

The Essential Berardi

A stripped down overview of JB's dietary wisdom

What Speed of Movement Should I Use?

If you don't already have Ian King's 'Get Buffed!' book, you've probably heard about it. It's definitely one of best-received books about weight training on the market.

Bedtime Story

About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.

Shake It Up!

Of all the effective supplements available these days, one of the best is still good 'ole protein powder. That's because without enough quality protein, then all the other issues involved in bodybuilding – training, recovery, hormone manipulation etc. – are pretty much meaningless.

The One-Arm a Day Arm Cure

Has anyone out there tried "The One-Day Arm Cure" by Charles Poliquin? Or am I the only nut who spent an entire day devoted to training arms?

Big Numbers

The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum