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Okay Spunky, go to the mirror and take a peek at your backside. Careful, chances are the view back there is a mess. Chances are you ain't got no meat back there. That's right, no muscle, or very little.

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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.

Catching Up On Creatine

Creatine has been around a while. From the best ways to use it to the best type to buy, here’s what we know now.

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.

Stuff You Should Be Doing, But Aren't

It’s the nagging stuff you probably know you need to do. You just haven’t been TOLD to do it yet. Start here, then get to work.

4 Ways to Ramp Up Your Workout

Stagnation is unacceptable. Revive your workouts and watch your muscle mass increase while your body fat decreases.

Complete Core Training

An ab training article for people who do more than take mirror selfies.

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  • An Interview with Dave Tate

    The powerlifter and entrepreneur talks about bodybuilding, success, injuries, and what we can learn from kindergartners.

    What I Learned in 2008

    Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.

    Heavier Weight, Less Time

    It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.

    More New Techniques You've Never Tried

    Dan's secret weight loss stack, a new five-toed rehab tool, and a novel, one-rep-at-a-time method for hypertrophy.

    Muscle on a Budget 2

    The economy is ailing, but that's no reason to quit your gym membership and eat out of dumpsters.

    Who Cares if It Looks Weird?

    One of the world's most successful and respected bodybuilding coaches sounds off on training techniques, excessive drug use, and what it means to coach with a capital C.

    Question of Strength 46

    Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

    Kettlebells 101

    Our cub reporter went to Sin City to do some swinging and sweating, but not the usual kind. He was there to learn the basics of kettlebell training with our own Mike Mahler, and to share that knowledge with you.

    The Five Elements of Program Dominance

    Volume, frequency, density, intensity, and intensiveness. Here’s what you need to know about each to train right for your goals.

    Beef Up Your Body Composition

    Muscle insulin sensitivity, lifting tempo, and how to use control days to maximize your mass phase.

    Question of Nutrition 1

    Dr. Bowden answers questions about glycemic load, food and zits, fiber as a fat-loss supplement, the super spice turmeric, and more. Check it out.

    The Final Nail in the Cardio Coffin

    Steady state cardio will stall your fat loss. Reclaim your metabolism and get leaner by burying your inner cardio-queen.

    The Voyer Shrug

    The Voyer Shrug is for anybody that has a slouched posture, shoulder problems, is preparing for an intense strength phase, or just wants to tap into some new growth.

    I Hate Medium

    For someone who wants to lose fat, Dan can't imagine a more perfect week: Two days of locking down nutrition, two days of lifting, and a total of eight minutes getting the system to burn fat.

    Protein: More Muscle, Less Guesswork

    How to figure out how much protein you really need for muscle gain and fat loss.

    Beast Building - Part 3

    In the first two phases of the program, the focus was on strength and power. Now it’s time to hit the mirror muscles and get the look too.

    The Proactive Patient

    Maybe you're not injured and you don't plan on being injured. (Ha!) Regardless, this article contains secrets to the weightlifting universe that will help you understand how the body works and, as they say, knowledge is power.

    The 4 Stages of Mental Mastery

    How to use neurolinguistic programming to reach your physique goals.