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The Body Shop 3

Our resident judge evaluates T NATION readers and shows them how to improve their physiques! This time Clay evaluates a wanna-be competitive bodybuilder and a smoking hot figure competitor.

Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 2

A bodybuilding diet expert answers all your questions, covering everything from cheat meals to how to measure body fat. Check it out.

Exercise Progressions for Bigger Pulls

Slow down there, Hoss; you can't start pulling heavy weights from the get-go. Let us show you the proper progressions to make your deadlift truly worthwhile.

Brain Blast 5

Steroids, cannibalism, sex cults, big benchin', and rule breakin'. Sounds like business as usual here at T Nation!

T Nation Twitter - Cool Tricks Edition

The T Nation coaches offer up some cool tricks to make your next workout a memorable one.

The Perfect Workout Checklist

Common sense and dirty tricks combine for the perfect workout checklist. Which important steps are you missing?

T Nation Twitter - The Magic Five

Got only enough room in your cupboard for five foods or supplements? What, are you renting a single-family cave in Tora Bora?

Exercises You've Never Tried 20

If your progress has stalled or you just need a new challenge, here are ten exercises to try out you may not have ever seen before.

Training and Conditioning Around the World

What could you learn after two years of traveling and training with some of the world's finest athletes? It all depends on what you're willing to try.

In the Trenches 2

Jim Wendler, Scott Abel, Dan John, Lonnie Lowery, and Shelby Starnes talk about some of their most fulfilling "case studies."

The Body Shop 1

Dr. Clay Hyght helps sculpt the bodies of a few lucky T NATION readers by diagnosing their weaknesses and telling them how to fix them.

Dirty Nutrition 3

Bowden reveals the truth about organic food, grapefruit as a fat loss food (it works!), soy (it's still bad), palm oil, and other juicy dietary tidbits.

30 Things Waterbury Said

Sometimes the best interviews take place when you turn the recorder on and kick back while the interviewee just talks.

In the Trenches 1

Dave Tate, Bret Contreras, Scott Abel, Christian Thibaudeau, Eric Cressey, and Tony Gentilcore describe some of their favorite "case histories."

Use Your Strong Hand - Advanced Grip Training

Most guys can't sweep the room without using wrist straps to grab onto the broom. Here's how to fix that sad, sad, problem.

Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.

Mythbusters 7

Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.

Mythbusters 6

So you think you're hot stuff cuz you load up the leg press with 16 plates? Too bad that translates to about as much weight as your grandma can lift.

Mythbusters 5

New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.

Eat Your Lungs Out While Getting Leaner

Science writer Gary Taubes has a simple message: Everything you think you know about diet is wrong.

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6-Week Bench Press Cure

This is the United States of America. Like it or not, the bench press will always be the most popular exercise. Too bad everyone sucks at it.

Most Brutal Training Camp on Earth

T Nation journalist travels to Joe DeFranco's gym to train with NFL prospects and learns what it takes to get in the game.

Five New Exercises

Five new ways to build muscle, increase strength, improve conditioning, and impress the know-it-alls in your gym.

Cressey's Favorite Exercises

A few unique exercises that Cressey gives to all his athletes, whether they're baseball players, powerlifters, boxers, or ordinary schlubs.