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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.

How to Pull 1,008 Pounds and Make it Look Easy

Andy Bolton has pulled 1,008 pounds in competition. Get his best deadlifting advice here.

Sucker Punch: Scott Abel

One of the industry's top bodybuilding coaches reflects on four decades as a competitor and coach ... and throws a few punches at the status quo.

In the Trenches 1

Dave Tate, Bret Contreras, Scott Abel, Christian Thibaudeau, Eric Cressey, and Tony Gentilcore describe some of their favorite "case histories."

Dirty Nutrition 2

Dr. Bowden describes the perfect meathead breakfast, after which he discusses addictive foods, CLA, sugar alcohols, and oh yeah, Megan Fox.

37 Tips and Tales from Dave Tate

Strength specialist Dave Tate talks about training, nutrition, supplements, and dumping oil on pizza in the quest to get big.

The Stair-Step Approach to Muscle

When do you do low reps and heavy weight? What about higher reps and light weight? Read this and finally feel good about writing your own training programs.

Six Things You Need to Know About Protein

Dr. Lonny Lowery talks about new protein research and little-known facts about protein. Check it out.

Inject Some Testosterone into Your Health Club

So what if your gym refers to the power rack as the "curl station"? There are ways to butch up even the wussiest gym.

Building a Bodybuilder Back

Saying you're going to train your back is like saying you're going to train your front. You gotta' get more specific if you want to progress. Here’s how.

Blood and Chalk 1

Elite Fitness System's own Devil's Advocate pulls out his pitchfork and stabs your questions about getting seriously strong.

Thibaudeau Talks Training

Christian Thibaudeau, perhaps inadvertently, starts to reveal some of the secrets behind the upcoming "I, Bodybuilder" plan.

Four Challenges to Light Your Fire!

Four routines from Dan John that will keep your puke bucket filled to the brim.

Five Reasons You're Still Skinny

Listen up, Twiggy. Drop the Bruce Lee comic book you're reading and pull up a chair. You're about to get the skinny on gaining muscle.

Do This, Not That!

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

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?

The Cure for Ostrich Legs

Have your legs ever been compared to those of an ostrich? Keep reading and you'll gain the tools to cure your affliction.

Bastards on Biceps

Four T Nation coaches (who are actually nice guys) debate biceps training. Read up. You’ll learn a lot.

The Tao of the Iron

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

The Truth About Olympic Lifts

They can be a great tool for athletes and gym rats, as long as you know how to use them... and when to avoid them.

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.

Button-Popping Pecs in Just 8 Weeks

This simple, fairly painless twist on a traditional chest workout will armor-up your pecs in a very short time.

Best of Calves

Are calves an afterthought in your program? Yeah, that’s why yours are kinda sad. Make 'em happy with these exercises and workouts.

Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

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