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Becoming A Personal Trainer

Have the recent economic woes led you to consider becoming a personal trainer? You should read this first.

Train Like a Man 5

You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.

Commercial Gym Power

What do you do if you want to perform Olympic weightlifting at your gym but it's not possible or it's against the rules?

7 Single-Leg Exercises You've Never Tried

Shake up your training and correct strength imbalances with these challenging exercises.

Your Cardio Makes No Sense

Is puking on your shoes really improving your conditioning? Here's a scientific approach to building the aerobic and anaerobic systems.

9 Strategies to Train Around Lower Body Pain

Keeping the tibia vertical, increasing hip flexor length, step-ups, and other novel tricks to fix those bum knees.

A New Way to Eat - Part 1

It's time to say goodbye to the bodybuilding tradition of eating 6 times a day. Here’s a better way.

Scorch Muscle With the Dubreuil Effect

It’s a plan only for true muscle masochists. It was first proposed in Iron Man magazine in 1976. We know why it didn't get popular – it hurt too much.

Iron Evolution – Phase 7

When Dave Tate retired from powerlifting, he was a physical wreck. So he took matters into his own hands and came up with an unorthodox cure.

3 Fixes for Weak Body Parts

Give these training strategies a try to quickly fix your lagging muscle groups.

Much Ado About Deadlifting

Don't overcomplicate it. Fix your weak points and perfect your form so that you can pull heavy barbells off the ground. Here's what to do.

Train Like a Man 3

Lifts that have been outlawed by some people that you should do anyway.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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6 Weeks to Superhero - Deadlift Complex

I've tried every way known to man to quickly pack on muscle while getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

How to Break Bench Records

World-renowned powerlifter Andy Bolton describes how he overcame a “weak” bench and set the new British record.

What I Learned in 2010

Cressey doesn't miss anything. Stuff he didn't miss in 2010 includes the myth of symmetry, zones of convergence, the complete overuse of barefoot training, and the dangers of zits.

Relax... Women Prefer Low-Cortisol Men

Studies show that women prefer men with high testosterone, but there’s more to the story. Check this out.

Fish Oil: Gender Matters

Research suggests males and females respond differently to DHA and EPA supplementation. Details here.

The Glycemic Index Revisited

The glycemic index has been around for decades. Is it legit? Somewhat. Here's a practical approach to using this tricky bastard.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 3

Learn your competitors' weaknesses and exploit them. Learn your own weaknesses and correct them.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 1

T Nation judges various supplements, foods, ingredients, and dietary practices with the “nutsack" rating system.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

9 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Bodybuilding

The absolute fastest route to bodybuilding success? Avoid the major progress-killing mistakes your predecessors made. system.

You Don't Know How to Digest

Eating food doesn't help you build muscle if you can't digest it. Here are some admittedly weird ideas for improving digestion.