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Three Work-Arounds for Physique Success

Get bigger legs when you can't squat. Build muscle when you can't even hold on to weights. Get leaner when cardio stops working. Nick T. shows you how.

Complexes 2.0 — Optimize Your Fat-Loss Workouts

Still using light weights for your fat-loss complex? It's time to wise up and start planning your complexes for maximum effectiveness. Here’s how.

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.

The Body Shop 2

Our expert physique judge tells T NATION readers where their physiques shine and where they suck. How do you stack up?

Seven Things You Need to Know About Carbs

Carbs will help you build slabs and slabs of muscle, or make you so fat that you'll give your bathtub stretch marks. Dr. Lowery is here to clear up the confusion.

Dispelling Ab Training Myths

Most bodybuilders don't know how their abs function, or even how to train them effectively. Learn how now.

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    If your progress has stalled or you just need a new challenge, here are ten exercises to try out you may not have ever seen before.

    Training and Conditioning Around the World

    What could you learn after two years of traveling and training with some of the world's finest athletes? It all depends on what you're willing to try.

    From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

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

    Five Deadly Strength Errors

    Been a while since you've added some plates to the bar? See if you've fallen victim to one of the five deadly strength errors and learn how to fix it.

    Specialized Training - One Bodypart at a Time

    Is it better to increase the size of a single muscle group or spread muscle equally over the entire body?

    In the Trenches 2

    Jim Wendler, Scott Abel, Dan John, Lonnie Lowery, and Shelby Starnes talk about some of their most fulfilling "case studies."

    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.

    Are Omega-6 Fats Really That Bad?

    You pop Omega-3's like Pez candy, but avoid Omega-6's like candy corn. Maybe it's time to use both.

    The Body Shop 1

    Dr. Clay Hyght helps sculpt the bodies of a few lucky T NATION readers by diagnosing their weaknesses and telling them how to fix them.

    The Best Exercise You're Not Doing

    Don't let the simplicity of the Turkish Get-Up fool you. It's one mean ass-kicker that'll challenge your muscles in new ways and have you gasping for air.

    T Nation Twitter - Short Answers to Short Questions

    Got barely enough time to check your email? The T Nation coaches cut to the chase to cure your training woes.

    Dirty Nutrition 3

    Bowden reveals the truth about organic food, grapefruit as a fat loss food (it works!), soy (it's still bad), palm oil, and other juicy dietary tidbits.

    Get Ready For The Workout Of Your Life!

    Everything you need to know to make your next workout the best workout of your life.

    Bigger, Better, Faster, Longer

    Dan John is the Yoda of strength training. He's not quite as wrinkly, but the wisdom, man, the wisdom!

    Pauline Nordin Exposed (Figuratively Speaking)

    Up close and under the bar with scintillating fitness model and entrepreneur Pauline Nordin.

    Death Match: You vs. Your Body

    It's a battle royale between you and your body: you want to lose fat while keeping your muscle, but your body has other plans.

    30 Things Waterbury Said

    Sometimes the best interviews take place when you turn the recorder on and kick back while the interviewee just talks.