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Foam Rolling Gone Wrong

Self-myofascial release with a roller or lacrosse ball sure feels like it's working, but it may be causing permanent damage. Info here.

Tip: Is Testosterone Bad for Your Heart?

Are replacement-level dosages of T going to mess with your ticker? Here's what you probably don't know.

Question of Power 3

In this installment: No-BS warm-ups. How to keep muscle when dieting. How to train back with a bad back.

Tip: Testosterone and Prostate Cancer – The Facts

Is TRT problematic or is it actually good for the prostate? The answer may surprise you.

Tip: Master the Pause and the Slant

Improve your deadlift fast with these two tips.

Tip: How to Read T Nation

We've been accused of offering conflicting information. Let's clear that up.

Tip: 5 Inhibit-Activate Supersets

How to grow lagging muscles and move better.

Tip: Calling Out the Internet Injury Police – A Rant

Safe exercises, dangerous exercises, and ass-clowns.

Question of Power 2

Are big lifts best for delt size? Is the leg press worthless? And how do you avoid embarrassment at competitions? Answers here.

Tip: The Drill Your Body's Been Begging For

It looks silly, but every step will activate your muscles, prime your joints, and get you closer to crushing your next workout.

Tip: Don't Join the GMO Confederacy of Dunces

A new study shows that strongly anti-GMO people think they know the most about the subject, but actually know the least.

Tip: Saturated Fat – Animals vs. Coconuts

Why is one considered bad and the other good? Here's the real story.

Tip: Drink This Much Coffee to Repair DNA

Coffee's been shown to increase lifespan and it probably has to do with its protective effect on DNA. Here's how much and what kind to drink.

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Tip: Set Up Your Deadlift Like This

Here's a smart way to deadlift that gives you more control, protects the lower back, and help you hit that next PR.

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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: Cable Straight-Arm Pulldown Drop Set

Hit your lats throughout the range of motion with this untraditional drop set.

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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: Front Shoulder Raise Drop Set

Build full-range strength with this drop set by going from sitting to supine.

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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.

Tip: Banana Nut Muffins for Bodybuilders

Store-bought muffins are a total calorie bomb. Make these instead and get fewer carbs and calories, plus more protein.

Tip: How to Resist Junk Food, According to Science

Researchers have found a way to trick our brains into thinking that fast food and desserts aren't that delicious.

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Tip: The Two-Up, One-Down Calf Press

Use the leg press for this one. Lift with both feet, hold the contraction for 3 seconds, and lower slowly with one foot.

Tip: 6 Surprising Ways to Avoid Cold or Flu

It's hard to make progress in the gym if you're sick. Here are some unusual ways to avoid it.

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Tip: Standing Calf Raise, Rest-Pause

Hit failure at 12-15 reps, rest only 20 seconds, then repeat for as many reps as possible.