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Mental Muscle

The Psychology of Body Transformation and Peak Performance.

Pendulum Training for Athletes

A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 2

A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?

Exercises You've Never Tried 11

Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 4

When you’re near the end of a strict competition-style diet, extreme measures are often needed. Try these tricks out.

The Stretching Roundtable - Part 1

Stretching is a lot like flossing. We know we should do it, we know it's beneficial, but a lot of us don't do it very often or very well.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 3

Simple calorie draining techniques for contest dieters or people who just want to get lean fast. Check ‘em out.

The Mutation Series - Part 2

Get ready to mutate, in a good way. Here’s weeks 4-6 of a Coach Thibaudeau’s 12-week transformation plan.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 1

A diet expert shares his food rules for staying lean and building muscle. Check it out.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 2

More tips and tricks for staying in a negative energy balance when cutting.

The Cat's Lair 5

Q & A with John Paul Catanzaro

Exercises You've Never Tried 10

A new exercise is mentally stimulating. It turns your brain on, excites the nervous system and breaks you out of the training blahs. Try these out.

Stretching for Strengthening - Part 1

The truth about stretching without stretching the truth!

The Science of Nutrient Timing – 2

The two other key phases of nutrient timing: the Growth Phase and the Rest of The Day Phase.

Violent Variations - Part 3

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program – Part 2

Here’s the sequel to one of our most popular training plans. Check it out.

Exercises You've Never Tried 9

Break out of your training rut and adopt some challenging new exercises. Here are 8 to test out.

The Science of Nutrient Timing – 1

Getting the physique you want is about much more than calories in, calories out. You also need to think about the Energy Phase and the Anabolic Phase.

Suicide by Squat

In his classic 1984 book, Bodybuilding: A Scientific Approach, Fred Hatfield presented a model of training aimed at exploiting the adaptations provided by each of the three dominant rep ranges used in the strength training of that era (4-6, 10-12 and 20-25 reps).

High Performance Nutrition Made Easy

I'm going to spare you nutrition intricacies like the latest information on Glut-4 transporter translocation and just give you the Cliff's Notes–or Clay's Notes–on how to piece together meals and eating plans that'll help you achieve your physique and/or strength goals.

Violent Variations - Part 2

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

The Warrior Nerd 3

Die, Vegetarian, Die!

'Roid Rebuttal

ESPN gets called out

The "Imperfect" Training Program

What if I told you that I had the perfect training program?