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In the first half of our two-part interview with Alwyn Cosgrove, the veteran coach talks about business, psychology, and the art of getting clients sore in all the right places.

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Functional Ab Training for Bodybuilders

An ab routine that not only trains every function of the muscles, but also gets you ripped.

Thank You for Guzzling Corn Syrup

The high-fructose corn syrup people are telling you their product is the same as sugar, but they're lying mo-fo's.

The Omnibus Method

A veteran coach borrows a page from Westside to create the Omnibus Method, a new template for hypertrophy training.

More Thoughts From the Weight-Room Floor

A veteran lifter weighs in on building bigger arms, how to assess your weak points, and overcoming the tyranny of bad advice.

Lighter Weights, Bigger Legs

A veteran bodybuilding coach shows you how to lighten up your leg training and get your best results ever.

Mythbusters 2

Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.

The Seven Habits of Highly Defective Benchers

Seven bad benching habits that keep you weak, and how to get rid of them.

An Interview with the Blond Bomber

Dave Draper, the best bodybuilder to never win Mr. Olympia, expounds on the agony and ecstasy of a life spent lifting.

Go Barefoot to Get Stronger

To get bigger and stronger, you may need to kick off the shoes and start from the ground up.

Steroids in the Sand

In the booming fitness culture of Dubai, steroids are cool, pot is not, and good supplements are hard to find.

Mythbusters 1

The first installment of our new series demolishes old ideas about getting bigger and stronger, addressing imbalances, and preventing injuries.

Return of the Warrior Nerd

Dr. Lowery comes out swinging against the high priests of high-carb diets and defends the honor of protein-loving meatheads.

Exercises You've Never Tried 19

Need some change in your exercise selection? Give these unusual but effective movements a shot.

Can Vegetarians Build Muscle?

What happens when a lifelong meathead goes veg for a bulking cycle? John Berardi, Ph.D., is about to find out.

Intro to Mechanical Drop Sets

Christian shows you how to blast your biceps into oblivion, damaging the muscle fibers so much that they either grow or die!

Seven Keys to a Successful Body Transformation

There are lots of ways to go from lumpy to lean, or skinny to studly, but all muscle makeovers have these common traits.

What I Learned in 2008

Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.

Heavier Weight, Less Time

It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.

The Steroid Nurse

One of T-Nation's forum steroid gurus talks cycles, tapering, staying healthy, and why the Golden Age of bodybuilding deserves a little more tarnish.

Counting Your Reps for More Muscle

Three exercises, 25 total reps with a 4-6RM. Don’t worry about sets, rest periods, or even reps per round. Do it. Here’s how and why.

Question of Nutrition 5

What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.

Overload Your Delts for Explosive Growth

Overload is the training stress the body must adapt to. It’s the driving force of muscle growth. Get it in your training to make gains.

Question of Strength 48

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

Facts, Fallacies of Corrective Exercise

Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.