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The Drug Coach

Behind every champion is a trusted coach who's savvy about drug use. T Nation talks shop with a physique competitor's secret weapon.

Hepburn Solution for Strength and Power

A time-tested way to get strong from old-time weightlifter and strongman Doug Hepburn. Check it out.

Shoulder Savers - Part 1

How to build strong and healthy shoulders.

Sick? Go Train!

"I'm sick. Should I train or not?"

Erector Set

Whether your goal is to build an amazing physique, a record deadlift, or simply put slabs of muscle on your lower back, try out a few of these exercises.

Tip: Growth Hormone – A Doctor's View

Is it worth injecting? Can you boost GH naturally? Do any supplements work? Answers here.

How to be a Social Media Fitness Star

Here's how to give advice on the internet, find your tribe, thwart trolls, and keep your soul intact.

Tip: The Bodybuilder's Breakfast

Here's how to whip up a stack of clean, high-protein waffles or pancakes in just a few minutes. Warning: May contain images of bacon.

How to Build Big Legs With Bad Knees

Got angry knees? Here are the five best exercises to allow your legs to keep growing while keeping your knees happy.

How to Train Your Metabolism

You don't want a sluggish metabolism... or even a fast metabolism. You want a flexible metabolism capable of switching fuels rapidly. Here's how to get it.

Tip: Mind-Muscle Connection and Your Goal

How important is putting your mind in your muscle for hypertrophy and strength work? Let's break it down.

Tip: The Foreskin Supplement?

No, no, it's called forskolin. And it's been proven to improve body composition... if you take the right kind.

Tip: How to be a Successful Personal Trainer

Some personal trainers make good money. Others are broke and can't keep clients. Here's the one thing separating them.

The Truth About Trainers

It's easy to make fun of the personal trainers at the gym. Some people even think they know more than the top coaches. Well, here's what they don't know.

Leg Day in the Smith Machine

If you think the Smith machine isn't functional and doesn't build muscle, you're in for a surprise. Your legs are probably tiny too.

Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

Tip: Make Your Own Elvish Protein Bars

The world's easiest and most nutritious protein bar recipe.

Deconstructing the Deadlift

There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

Loose Skin: The Facts

Have you lost some fat? Awesome. But are you now stuck with some loose, sagging skin? Here's everything you need to know.

5 Ways You're Screwing Up Your Squat

You've been taught wrong. Disregard the stupid cues, follow this practical advice, and squat like a boss. Here's how.

The Best Way to Keep Getting Stronger

Strength gains stalled out? Use this powerful progression method to build stronger muscles and tendons so you'll never plateau.

Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

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

The 6 Toughest Leg Press Variations

The leg press is no slouch when it comes to building leg size, especially when you use these thigh-splitting variations.

Cardio for Strength Athletes

Can a big, strong guy do cardio without losing an ounce of size or strength? Check this out!