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Introducing High Volume Tier Training

Increase strength, decrease fat, and improve conditioning-at the same time? Sound like guru voodoo? Well, then keep reading...

Blast: Metabolic Interval Training

Call it whatever you want: circuit training, interval training, whatever. Two things are certain: 1. It ain't for wimps. 2. It'll rip the fat off you.

The Body Shop 4

Send us your half-naked pics and we'll evaluate your body. It's not as weird as it sounds.

Rack Em Up — Rack Pull Variations

An in-depth look at different variations of one of the best muscle building (but most punishing) posterior chain movements.

6 Dirty Tricks

Training tricks to help you lift more weight and perform better. Check ‘em out.

The Truth About Adrenal Fatigue

A lot of lifters worry about adrenal fatigue, yet some experts say it’s not even a real thing. Here’s the real science.

Sucker Punch: Paul Chek

There are controversial, outspoken people in the health and fitness industry. And then there's Paul Chek.

Food Nazi: Nuts to You

Harness the metabolic power of real food to build muscle, lose fat, and live damn-near forever.

The Tao of Dr. Clay Hyght

The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.

Two Kinds of Squats You're Not Doing

The reason you're not doing one of these squats is because it's hard. The reason you're not doing the other is because you probably never thought about it. Check it out.

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!

Seven Things You Need to Know About Fats

Dr. Lonnie Lowery fills your noggin with the latest dietary fat research, including what fats you should be eating to gain muscle and lose that belly!

Test Your Metal: Introducing Valeria

Powerlifter Tim Henriques combines CrossFit with serious lifting for the ultimate test of strength and conditioning.

Sucker Punch: Jason Ferruggia

One of the most outspoken trainers in the industry comes out swinging against strength training convention.

Dirty Nutrition 4

From the differences between protein powders, to CoQ10 as a muscle builder, to how often you should poop, Dr. Bowden covers it all!

Blood and Chalk 3

The original Bad Santa reveals the best assistance lifts, the best posterior chain movements, and the merits of the box squat as opposed to the standard squat.

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?

The Tao of Martin Rooney

Too often we get lost in the insignificant stuff. We need to step back and look at the big picture. What are we trying to do? Grow bigger muscles and become indestructible, of course.

Three Work-Arounds for Physique Success

Get bigger legs when you can't squat. Build muscle when you can't even hold on to weights. Get leaner when cardio stops working. Nick T. shows you how.