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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.

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The Skinny Leg Syndrome

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

Hard Body Training

"Ms. Beast" tells how to develop a shapely, firm physique

Questions and Answers About Spike

Energy, intensity, concentration, drive, power, confidence, even euphoria!

Shoulder the Load

Since I've started writing for the T-Nation, I've gotten 100's of e-mails asking me varying questions about the rotator cuff and its many somewhat magical qualities. While it may not be as cool as big quads or a great set of guns, a well-developed rotator cuff is sexy in its own, injury-free kind of way.

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.

The History Of Dieting and Take Home Lessons

Moderation and Glazed Doughnuts

10 Important Lessons

Coach Staley provides his best tips that have made the greatest impact on how he thinks and trains. Check it out.

Diary of a Steroid User 2

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 2

In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.

Practical Fats

What you need to know about ingesting fats.

Triple Total Training

If you're stuck in a rut and you've been training for more than a year, this program will induce appreciable strength and size gains.

Exercises You've Never Tried 11

Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.

Neanderthal No More - Part 2

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

The Mutation Series - Part 1

Ready to undergo a major mutation of body composition? Here are weeks one through three of your next big transformation.

How to Eat Like a Man

I've been brought back to the basics of solid–one might even say "manly"–nutrition too many times lately for it not to affect my writing.

Exercises You've Never Tried 8

Here are eight exercises you've probably never tried. Shake up your next workout.

Quattro Dynamo

Train every muscle group 4 times per week? Yes, it can be done, if you plan it right. Try this program.

Out of Kilter - Part 4

Stop Shoulder Pain Cold!

The Serrano Show

You can say a lot of things about Dr. Eric Serrano, but you can't say he's boring.

Back On Track

How many Mondays have you been to the gym, anxiously awaiting your chest workout, only to find that you have to wait 45 minutes just to get on a bench? It seems that every guy in the gym trains his chest on Monday; it's a foregone conclusion.

Intolerable - Part 2

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 2

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 2

This week David Barr will cover the interesting abstracts related to endurance training, strength training, athletic performance and recovery.

The Juicer's SAT

How much do you know about steroids? If you're using them or planning on using them, hopefully you know a lot. Sadly, we at T-mag have learned over the years that this is seldom the case.

Covering Your Nutritional Acids (and Bases)

While I do my best try to stay abreast of the latest nutrition and supplement research, once in a while I find myself totally ignorant to an important topic or sound body of literature.