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Warrior Fitness

This T-Nation warrior says a combo of paleo-ish eating and cutting-edge sports nutrition is the best diet for getting ripped and building muscle. Here's why.

Iron Evolution – Phase 1

To get strong, listen to a strong guy’s advice. Here’s what you can learn from Dave Tate’s early experiences under the bar.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 2

A deeper look at the great hormones-in-milk scare and much more.

Fish Oil: Gender Matters

Research suggests males and females respond differently to DHA and EPA supplementation. Details here.

Alpha Male Potentiates Muscle Growth

A unique way to use T boosters to get even better results from your workouts. Check it out.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 3

Learn your competitors' weaknesses and exploit them. Learn your own weaknesses and correct them.

The 7 Principles of NFL Athleticism

Motivational lessons learned from the gridiron can help supercharge your training.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 1

What every lifter and athlete can learn from samurai philosophy.

15 Cool Nutrition Tips

Fifteen topics that will help you build a bigger, leaner, healthier body and live a better life. Check ‘em out.

How to Tell if Your Exercises Suck

A fast and effective way to separate the best exercises from the rest of the weak sauce pretenders.

To Eat Organic or Not: Meat

Grass fed vs. corn fed, organic vs. natural, and wild vs. farmed. What should you be eating? Get the facts.

6 New Exercises to Boost Muscle Growth

Bust through plateaus and challenge your muscles in new ways with this killer list of upper body exercises.

Thib's 35 Minutes to Hardcore Muscle

Use different force curves and the principles of high-threshold hypertrophy to gain serious muscle with only three workouts per week.

Sucker Punch: Charles Staley

The Zen Master of weightlifting wants you to simplify your approach, build muscle, and live the good life.

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.

Are You Inflamed?

Inflammation helps protect the body... and then it kills you. Mike Russell shows you how to smash it before it smashes your goals.

The Body Shop 4

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

The Tao of Dr. Clay Hyght

The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.

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.

Exercise Progressions for Bigger Pulls

Slow down there, Hoss; you can't start pulling heavy weights from the get-go. Let us show you the proper progressions to make your deadlift truly worthwhile.

Brain Blast 5

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

Timed Circuits

Did all that holiday snacking leave you stretching the seams on your Santa suit? Coach Chris Bathke has what you need to get back into fighting shape, fast.

Sucker Punch: Jason Ferruggia

One of the most outspoken trainers in the industry comes out swinging against strength training convention.

From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.