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Do This, Not That!

Honest, hardcore advice about diet and training that just might hurt your feelings. Check it out.

Ballistic Muscle

You have a bunch of dormant muscle fibers trapped inside of you just waiting to make you bigger and stronger. Why don't you give them a chance?

Sucker Punch: Erick Minor

T NATION'S newest strength coach hates functional training, cardio, and yoga. He's also a bodybuilder who does direct arm work. So what's not to like?

Dirty Nutrition 1

Jonny Bowden pulls out his nutritional whipping stick and whomps on NO2 products, trans fats, and even poor ol' cows.

The Tao of the Iron

Why a skinny and long-dead martial artist named Bruce Lee continues to intrigue and influence the bodybuilding world.

Fat, Weak, and Gassy Ain't Your Fault?

Dr. Bryan Walsh, the "go-to" guy for fat loss, says that being fat, having high cortisol, and being insufferably gassy can all be fixed with a few dietary tweaks.

A Novel Approach to Rest Periods

A 2-kilogram discuss traveled 140 feet through the air and landed in Dan John's skull. After that, he "rested" for five months. Now he has some interesting ideas about rest periods in general.

Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.

Mythbusters 7

Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.

You Ain't Got No Meat

Okay Spunky, go to the mirror and take a peek at your backside. Careful, chances are the view back there is a mess. Chances are you ain't got no meat back there. That's right, no muscle, or very little.

Mythbusters 6

So you think you're hot stuff cuz you load up the leg press with 16 plates? Too bad that translates to about as much weight as your grandma can lift.

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!"

Cutting-Edge Muscle Science

Dr. Lowery white-knuckled his way around the country to get the first word about the research that could change the way you train.

Training Tips From A to Z

Tony is back with 26 new tips to advance your training and nutrition knowledge.

Stronger Abs, Bigger Lifts

Good abs, along with looking purty, allow you to lift heavier weights and build bigger muscles. Here's how to make that core do more.

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  • Best of Biceps

    Nine biceps exercises proven to work better than standard curls.

    Mythbusters 5

    New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.

    Eat Your Lungs Out While Getting Leaner

    Science writer Gary Taubes has a simple message: Everything you think you know about diet is wrong.

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    6-Week Bench Press Cure

    This is the United States of America. Like it or not, the bench press will always be the most popular exercise. Too bad everyone sucks at it.

    7 Cardio Drills That Don't Suck

    Seven non-boring cardio variations to hopefully make your energy systems work a little more bearable.

    Question of Nutrition 8

    Dr. Bowden weighs in on whether you can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time, the least-horrible fast foods, and drinking your own urine. Yes, really.

    Mythbusters 4

    Four top strength coaches reveal the truth about ab training, sprinting, rep ranges, and more.

    Crossed Up by CrossFit

    A T Nation contributor goes undercover to score a coveted CrossFit certification. Here’s what happened.

    Most Brutal Training Camp on Earth

    T Nation journalist travels to Joe DeFranco's gym to train with NFL prospects and learns what it takes to get in the game.