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Hard Body Training for Women

Lean. Hard. Strong. These workouts combine explosive training, metcon, and a unique concept where you train the same muscles two days in a row.

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

P90X and Muscle Confusion: The Truth

You may not be doing P90X, but plenty of your schmuck friends are. Let them read this and save them from mediocrity.

Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

Two anteriorly loaded squat variations, both with benefits and drawbacks. So which is best for you?

The Chin-Up Project

Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.

What's Best, 3 or 6 Meals Per Day?

Eat smaller meals more often, right? Or are larger, less frequent meals the way to go? Here’s what science has to say.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains

If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

Intensity Techniques to Make You Hurt

Just picking up heavy objects will only work for so long. Here's how to use high-intensity methods to accelerate gains.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

Control Leptin and Control Your Leanness!

Understanding and manipulating this powerful hormone can be the difference between a lean and muscular body and being known as a strong fat guy. Here’s how to do it.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps, and Shoulders

Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.

Sure Fire Fixes for Weak Points: Triceps

Four of Testosterone's hypertrophy experts take on the common problem of stubborn-as-a-mule triceps development.

Tricks of the Trade - Get Strong Fast!

Six high-tech tactics that’ll get you even stronger.

What's Your 1RM?

The general rule is, if you can lift 200 pounds for 8 reps, then you should be able to do 250 pounds for one rep. Too bad that rule doesn't work for the vast majority of people. Here's a better way.

Anterior Core Training

Real core training, real simple. The best exercises and exercise progressions for your abs.

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  • T-Nation Strength and Size Roundtable - Part 3

    The epic roundtable concludes with a discussion of nutrition, supplementation, and recovery, along with some final thoughts and musings by Clay Hyght on why "girls like guys who take them for granted."

    T-Nation Strength and Size Roundtable - Part 1

    A cadre of coaches discuss various bodybuilding and powerlifting topics, including the wisdom of trying to build size and strength at the same time, and the relative benefits of isolation movements vs. compound movements.

    The Real “Core” Exercise

    Strong core, strong body. But you need more than traditional ab exercises to get it. Try these out.

  • Abs
  • 12 Truths About Bodybuilding Training

    If your main goal is to build big muscles, this is a must read. Check it out.

    The Push-Pull Workout

    The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

    The Litvinov Workout

    If you're interested in becoming leaner, faster, and more muscular, keep reading.

    Advanced Dumbbell Training

    The most underutilized pieces of equipment in most gyms are the dumbbells. Oh sure, you might see people pumping out a few sets of biceps curls, bench presses, or flyes, but in most gyms the dumbbell racks are primarily used as a place to lean against between sets of barbell squats or benches.

    Renaissance Body Development

    To reach the modern physique ideal, you'll need muscle mass, strength, power, endurance, speed, and flexibility. This program has it all.