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Functionally Correct Calves

Look around your gym. Most trainees lack the calf thickness to suspend a pair of double striped knee socks, let along balance out the size and symmetry of the lower leg. Now look in the mirror. Are you one of them?

Ab Training for Athletes and Babehounds, 2K3

New exercises, new format, new pain!

  • Abs
  • The Eight Keys - Part 4

    Interested in strength? Here's a training program, some training wisdom, and a little life advice from an iron icon.

    HOT-ROX Challenge Champs

    Introducing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge Winners!

    Ab Training From the Inside Out

    Breathing isn't one of those things we normally think about. Being the morons that we are – according to the general public, at least – bodybuilders generally prefer to devote our limited brain power towards things which seem more pertinent, such as calculating food intake or figuring out which tank top will make our guns look the biggest (okay, maybe that one's just me).

    The Eight Keys - Part 3

    Dave gives some great tips about how to overcome weaknesses or sticking points in the squat, deadlift, and bench press that should aid the bodybuilder or athlete in general.

    The Post-Workout Resurgence

    How to get the most out of your post-workout nutrition to maximize recovery and gains.

    The Eight Keys - Part 2

    In this segment, Tate covers the strength portion of the Westside program.

    The Eight Keys - Part 1

    In this first part of this series, Tate discusses coaching, teamwork, and conditioning.

    Triple Shot

    An overview of the latest steroid studies

    Train Long, Not Hard

    You hear it all the time. It's one of the favorite sayings from high-intensity pundits and other "briefer is better" trainees.

    The Best of the Guest 3

    Q and A with Charles Staley

    The Cardio Roundtable - Part 2

    Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

    High Steaks

    It's the battle cry of any bodybuilder worth his salt, or should I say, protein. Or maybe his carbs. Anyhow, massive eating is one of our defining characteristics.

    Rapid Fire

    This article will be somewhat different than those I usually write. Instead of taking on one subject and detailing it thoroughly, I'm going to talk about several training tips, exercises, or methods that I find effective.

    The Cardio Roundtable - Part 1

    Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

    Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 3

    We here at T-nation just love them-there hormones.

    Change It Up!

    When Strength Training Meets ADD

    Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 2

    We here at T-Nation just love them-there hormones.

    Under the Big Iron

    An interview with champion powerlifter Mike Miller

    Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 1

    We here at T-Nation just love them-there hormones.

    Meltdown Training 3

    Here’s a finishing program designed to give you that finely honed, chiseled look. Check it out.

    Temporal Nutrition - Part 2

    We can't escape the clock, as hormones and blood constituents rise and fall throughout the day, as does our glucose tolerance. In fact, glucose tolerance can become so poor in the evening, researchers have related it to Type II diabetes!

    Hot-Rox FAQ

    Answers to all your burning HOT-ROX questions!