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Fantastic Hamstring Movements

Awesome hamstring development doesn't require dozens of exercises - just a few very efficient ones performed with ass-kicking intensity.

Four "Healthy" Foods that Aren't

Forget what the internet gurus are telling you. These supposedly “healthy” foods are anything but!

CLA Fights Asthma

CLA can increase lean mass and reduce body fat, but can it help with asthma? Research says yes.

Chest Obliteration: Mountain Dog Style

Do your pecs look like something you'd find at IHOP covered in maple syrup? Then this article is for you.

The Big 5 of Getting Big

Sensei Dan John wallops you on the side of the head with 5 good doses of common sense to get you growing.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 3

Learn your competitors' weaknesses and exploit them. Learn your own weaknesses and correct them.

11 Ways to Make an Exercise Harder

Is your training getting stale? Here are eleven effective methods to spark new progress.

The Size Pyramid: Break All the Training Rules

A unique size-building program that shows us that sometimes, doing what is wrong will get you to the top.

The Truth About Saturated Fat

Here’s why lifters who care about their physiques and their health should make saturated fat a top priority.

Unilateral Movements Make You Weak

There's a term to describe the overzealous advocates of unilateral movements: small and weak. Here’s why.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 1

T Nation judges various supplements, foods, ingredients, and dietary practices with the “nutsack" rating system.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 2

Samurai-tested strategies for not only setting goals, but actually achieving them.

More Quick Fixes for Problem Muscles

Build your scrawny looking delts, weak upper chest, and nearly nonexistent serratus. Here’s how.

Strongman Training Made Practical

You don't need five massive friends and a garage full of strongman equipment to push past your limits – just some heavy duty "intestinal fortitude."

The Hypertrophy Specialist

An eye-opening interview with researcher and scientist Brad Schoenfeld, PhD. Check it out.

Programs For the Pull-Up Deficient

Suck at pull-ups? Then it’s time to fix that. Here’s how.

Band of Meatheads

Want to be more and do more? You'll get there faster with friends than you would by going at it alone. Here’s why community is essential in training.

The 7 Principles of NFL Athleticism

Motivational lessons learned from the gridiron can help supercharge your training.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 1

What every lifter and athlete can learn from samurai philosophy.

Morphing From Blobby Bodybuilder to Bad Ass

After getting bored of bodybuilding, one lifter transitioned into a highly-conditioned athlete. Here’s what he learned along the way.

Nutritional Leverage: Dieting Edition

Ketogenic diets, cheat meals, fat loss plateaus, and blowing your diet straight to hell. Isn't this fat loss thing supposed to be simple?

11 Myths of Warrior Training

Martin Rooney wants to change how you think about MMA training. Check out his insights here.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

How Weight Training Saved My Life

Our coaches and experts tell inspirational stories about how iron saved their lives.