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10 Training Myths Exposed!

Nothin' but the Truth!

Diary of a Steroid User 2

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

Pendulum Training for Athletes

A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 2

A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?

The Cat's Lair 5

Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 1

Tips and tricks for replacing higher calorie foods with filling, lower calorie fare to keep you full when cutting.

Suicide by Squat

In his classic 1984 book, Bodybuilding: A Scientific Approach, Fred Hatfield presented a model of training aimed at exploiting the adaptations provided by each of the three dominant rep ranges used in the strength training of that era (4-6, 10-12 and 20-25 reps).

The Education of a Powerlifter - Part 1

This is part 1 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.

Violent Variations - Part 1

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

Stretch Mark Mass!

Anabolic Stretching for Anabolic Gains

Pendulum Powerlifting

Back in December, Coach Thibaudeau introduced T-Nation to Pendulum Training, his particular style of non-linear periodization, then he applied this effective approach to bodybuilding. Now, the big bald Canadian is tackling powerlifting. This should be interesting!

The Cat's Lair 4

Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro

Diet Planning for the Long Haul

Part Three of the Just Suck It Up Series

Precision Pulling

The 9 keys to pulling bigger, badder deadlifts.

Out of Kilter - Part 3

End needless knee pain!

Variable Cluster Training

We all know building a muscular body takes time, but if you want to speed things up and kickstart some serious hypertrophy, you must make intelligent use of two core muscle-building concepts: absolute strength and absolute volume.

Frankenfood

Eight foods that have been wrecked by science, plus the healthier alternatives.

Triple Threat

How to Build a 3-D Upper Body

Keep the Iron on the Bar

Too much dietary iron can wreak havoc on a man’s health. Here’s what you can do about it while still enjoying your steaks.

The Psychology of Big – Part 1

A Brief History of Mind Over Matter

Intolerable - Part 1

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 1

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 1

In the first part of this three-part series, Cassandra will cover the interesting abstracts related to dietary fat, fat metabolism, and gender differences.

Restriction Contradiction - Part 2

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

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!