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The Secrets to Body Transformation

Losing fat and building muscle takes more than just training and dieting. Here’s what you need to know.

5 Damn Good Reasons to Use FFA

It’s tough to get enough healthy fatty acids through diet alone. Here’s why you should add them to your supplement protocol.

G-Flux

Finding your highest energy balance point leads to the highest metabolic rate and the best body. Here’s how to do it.

Tate Talks Hypertrophy - Part 1

The legendary strength athlete tells us why muscle growth is vital for max lifts, and why it's not the same for powerlifters as it is for bodybuilders.

The Creatine Controversy

Creatine has been around a while, but many people are still confused about it, and even worried about its effects. This guide will help them out.

Built Like a Neanderthal 2

We'll take a look at ourselves, Homo sapiens sapiens, and try to flesh-out some meaningful insights about evolution, brains, brawn, fat, and disease.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 6

This Tool Box series has become one of my most popular article sets to date, so why break with what's working? Here's the latest installment of this series designed to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and learn the finer points of strength development.

Powerlifting for Bodybuilders

What can bodybuilders learn from powerlifters? A lot actually. Here are 6 examples.

Beach Training for Performance-Oriented Lifters

"Bodybuilding training? No way! Not for me! I'm training only for strength and function," said the huge sumbitch after deadlifting a load that was roughly equivalent to a Sherman tank.

6 Skinny-Guy Mistakes

You lift hard but the gains just aren’t coming. Here's what's happening and how to finally pack on muscle.

Inflammatory Comments 1

It's high time we cleared the air regarding inflammation and all of the nasty consequences thereof. I've been preaching this stuff as an underlying theme throughout much of my writing, since first coming to T-mag (now T-Nation) a few years ago.

Debunking Exercise Myths - Part 2

Five common workout beliefs that are just plain wrong… if you know how to train.

The Skinny Leg Syndrome

Skinny legs are the norm among men. Don't be normal. Here's what to do.

Eccentric-Base Training

When you think of science, the first thing that probably comes to mind is images of atrophied, goggle-wearing weaklings in white coats. Bulging muscles and inhuman strength are certainly not part of your mental image!

SOB Training

First, a lesson in muscle hypertrophy. Then, a training plan that takes all that science and puts it into a training plan that you can personalize to fit your needs. Check it out.

Junk Training

A Roundtable Discussion featuring Lonnie Lowery, PhD, John Davies and Mike Robertson

Lift Fast, Get Big

Nothing makes PRs and gains stagnate sooner than training like a granny. Want to harden up fast? Lift fast.

The Hard Body Manifesto - Part 2

Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.

Hunters And Scavengers

The other day while standing in the checkout line at the local supermarket, I noticed a woman feverishly scratching one of those scratch-off lottery ticket thingies. I don't know what they're actually called, but I'm sure you've seen them.

Rubber Vs. Iron

Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.

The Mutation Series - Part 3 Continued

My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.

The Mutation Series - Part 3

In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.

Exercises You've Never Tried 12

Replace some of your usual exercises with the ones here. Mix things up and start making progress again.

Fruits and Veggies

Eights fruits and vegetables you should be eating… whether you like them or not! Check out the list.