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Sucker Punch: Dr. John Berardi

Dr. John Berardi gives us the details on nutrition for athletes, diet strategy, food behavior, and Georges St. Pierre. See what he has to say.

Enter The Drug Dragon - 1

A top bodybuilding prep-coach answers your questions on the dark side of bodybuilding.

Brutal Trisets for Sluggish Muscle Groups

The way we see it, there are two types of lifters: those who like trisets, and wusses. Here's an article for the former.

The Strongest Gym on the Planet

Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?

The Tao of Boyle

38 years of under-the-bar experience, the best exercises, and why back squats still suck.

The Dirty Dozen: 12 Tips for Heavier Pulls

Nothing gets you more jacked (mentally and physically) than pulling eight plates or more off the ground.

The Body Shop 4

Send us your half-naked pics and we'll evaluate your body. It's not as weird as it sounds.

What I Learned in 2009

Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.

Tag Team: Tate and Wendler

What do you do when you have two loud, smart, Elite bad-boys on the phone? You shut the hell up and listen.

Test Your Grit: 3 Challenges

Shake up your workout and take one of these three tough challenges. Ask a friend to join you… or an enemy.

The Body Shop 3

Our resident judge evaluates T NATION readers and shows them how to improve their physiques! This time Clay evaluates a wanna-be competitive bodybuilder and a smoking hot figure competitor.

Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 2

A bodybuilding diet expert answers all your questions, covering everything from cheat meals to how to measure body fat. Check it out.

The Tao of Cressey

The perfect deadlift, a sample week of training, baseball talk, and Cressey admits to doing curls.

Brain Blast 5

Steroids, cannibalism, sex cults, big benchin', and rule breakin'. Sounds like business as usual here at T Nation!

Dirty Nutrition 4

From the differences between protein powders, to CoQ10 as a muscle builder, to how often you should poop, Dr. Bowden covers it all!

T Nation Twitter - Cool Tricks Edition

The T Nation coaches offer up some cool tricks to make your next workout a memorable one.

The Perfect Workout Checklist

Common sense and dirty tricks combine for the perfect workout checklist. Which important steps are you missing?

T Nation Twitter - The Magic Five

Got only enough room in your cupboard for five foods or supplements? What, are you renting a single-family cave in Tora Bora?

The Tao of Martin Rooney

Too often we get lost in the insignificant stuff. We need to step back and look at the big picture. What are we trying to do? Grow bigger muscles and become indestructible, of course.

The Body Shop 2

Our expert physique judge tells T NATION readers where their physiques shine and where they suck. How do you stack up?

The Squat: Good Exercise Gone Bad?

Four experts - a functional strength coach, a bodybuilder, a powerlifter, and an athlete-creator - share their thoughts on one of the most beloved (and hated) exercises.

Dispelling Ab Training Myths

Most bodybuilders don't know how their abs function, or even how to train them effectively. Learn how now.

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    If your progress has stalled or you just need a new challenge, here are ten exercises to try out you may not have ever seen before.

    Training and Conditioning Around the World

    What could you learn after two years of traveling and training with some of the world's finest athletes? It all depends on what you're willing to try.