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Sucker Punch: Dr. John Berardi

Dr. John Berardi gives us the details on nutrition for athletes, diet strategy, food behavior, and Georges St. Pierre. See what he has to say.

Timed Circuits

Did all that holiday snacking leave you stretching the seams on your Santa suit? Coach Chris Bathke has what you need to get back into fighting shape, fast.

T Nation Twitter - Calves Edition

Got barely enough time to check your email? The T NATION coaches serve up some savory knowledge about calf training, quick, fast, and in a hurry.

From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.

Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 1

Bodybuilding diet guru Shelby Starnes answers your questions about dieting for fat loss and muscle gains. Check it out.

In the Trenches 1

Dave Tate, Bret Contreras, Scott Abel, Christian Thibaudeau, Eric Cressey, and Tony Gentilcore describe some of their favorite "case histories."

Five Reasons You're Still Skinny

Listen up, Twiggy. Drop the Bruce Lee comic book you're reading and pull up a chair. You're about to get the skinny on gaining muscle.

Advice You Don't Want to Hear 2

Tough, tough love from 7 coaches; stuff that will make you pull the pillow over your head and shout, "no, no, no!"

Bulletproof That Back

More ways to keep your back strong, healthy, and ready for more plates. Check it out.

Five Habits of Defective Squatters

The five most common squatting mistakes and how to fix them.

Cressey's Favorite Exercises

A few unique exercises that Cressey gives to all his athletes, whether they're baseball players, powerlifters, boxers, or ordinary schlubs.

Explosive Training for Bodybuilders

You can't develop a weak or unresponsive body part with the exact same training techniques that made it that way. So try this.

Facts, Fallacies of Corrective Exercise

Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.

Built for Show

In this exclusive excerpt from his new book, Nate Green looks at the beliefs and behaviors that keep skinny guys skinny and fat guys fat.

Massive Force

This six-week program breaks some of the currently accepted rules for workout volume and duration. That's why you'll do more than 20 sets per workout and you'll train for 60 to 75 minutes.

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.

The Constant Tension Alternate Curl

There are 3 ways to simulate growth: Inflict structural damage, increase neural activation, or prevent blood and oxygen from entering the muscle during a set. Few exercises do all three, but the constant tension alternate curl does.

Question of Strength 45

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

Hot Wheels in a Hurry

You've spent the spring and summer training to look good on the beach. As a result, you now have the chest and arms of a silverback gorilla, but the thighs and calves of a pink flamingo. Time to fix that.

Dissecting The Deadlift

There's more than one way to deadlift. Fire up your glutes and hams with these 10 variations. Get 'em here.

Question of Strength 44

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

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.

Soy: What's the Big Deal?

Back in 1998, TC broke the story about the evils of soy, reporting how it might squelch Testosterone levels and even kill testicular cells. Have we found out more about soy? John Berardi and Ryan Andrews review the latest research.