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  • 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.

    Combat Psychology and Sports Performance

    Use that thumping heart and that mad-dog-mean you feel to blast through any physical challenge.

    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.

    Get Bigger By Doing Less

    There's a term for people who don't do back-off weeks: pencil necked losers. Here's why you should do them and here's how to do them.

    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.

    Add 20 Pounds to Your 1RM Today

    3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.

    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.

    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.

    Question of Strength 49

    Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

    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.

    Explosive Training for Bodybuilders

    You can't develop a weak or unresponsive body part with the exact same training techniques that made it that way. So try this.

    Straight Talk About the Fitness Biz

    In part two of our interview, Alwyn Cosgrove talks about compliance, networking, and why aspiring actors should stay out of the fitness biz.

    So You Want to Be a Fitness Professional?

    In the first half of our two-part interview with Alwyn Cosgrove, the veteran coach talks about business, psychology, and the art of getting clients sore in all the right places.

    Question of Nutrition 7

    Dr. B reveals the ugly truth behind canola oil, along with discussions on the efficacy of rhodiola and whether there are any dietary aphrodisiacs.

    Thank You for Guzzling Corn Syrup

    The high-fructose corn syrup people are telling you their product is the same as sugar, but they're lying mo-fo's.

    The Omnibus Method

    A veteran coach borrows a page from Westside to create the Omnibus Method, a new template for hypertrophy training.

    More Thoughts From the Weight-Room Floor

    A veteran lifter weighs in on building bigger arms, how to assess your weak points, and overcoming the tyranny of bad advice.

    Mythbusters 2

    Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.

    Steroids in the Sand

    In the booming fitness culture of Dubai, steroids are cool, pot is not, and good supplements are hard to find.