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This week David Barr will cover the interesting abstracts related to endurance training, strength training, athletic performance and recovery.

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The Juicer's SAT

How much do you know about steroids? If you're using them or planning on using them, hopefully you know a lot. Sadly, we at T-mag have learned over the years that this is seldom the case.

Mister Spine - Part 2

An interview with Stuart McGill, Part 2

Mister Spine - Part 1

An interview with Stuart McGill

Restriction Contradiction - Part 2

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

Functionally Correct Calves

Look around your gym. Most trainees lack the calf thickness to suspend a pair of double striped knee socks, let along balance out the size and symmetry of the lower leg. Now look in the mirror. Are you one of them?

Ab Training for Athletes and Babehounds, 2K3

New exercises, new format, new pain!

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  • The Eight Keys - Part 4

    Interested in strength? Here's a training program, some training wisdom, and a little life advice from an iron icon.

    HOT-ROX Challenge Champs

    Introducing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge Winners!

    Ab Training From the Inside Out

    Breathing isn't one of those things we normally think about. Being the morons that we are – according to the general public, at least – bodybuilders generally prefer to devote our limited brain power towards things which seem more pertinent, such as calculating food intake or figuring out which tank top will make our guns look the biggest (okay, maybe that one's just me).

    The Eight Keys - Part 3

    Dave gives some great tips about how to overcome weaknesses or sticking points in the squat, deadlift, and bench press that should aid the bodybuilder or athlete in general.

    The Eight Keys - Part 2

    In this segment, Tate covers the strength portion of the Westside program.

    What It Means To Be Swole

    An Interview with Diet Guru Chris Janusz

    The Eight Keys - Part 1

    In this first part of this series, Tate discusses coaching, teamwork, and conditioning.

    The Best of the Guest 3

    Q and A with Charles Staley

    High Steaks

    It's the battle cry of any bodybuilder worth his salt, or should I say, protein. Or maybe his carbs. Anyhow, massive eating is one of our defining characteristics.

    Rapid Fire

    This article will be somewhat different than those I usually write. Instead of taking on one subject and detailing it thoroughly, I'm going to talk about several training tips, exercises, or methods that I find effective.

    Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 3

    We here at T-nation just love them-there hormones.

    Change It Up!

    When Strength Training Meets ADD

    Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 2

    We here at T-Nation just love them-there hormones.

    Under the Big Iron

    An interview with champion powerlifter Mike Miller

    Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 1

    We here at T-Nation just love them-there hormones.

    Periodization That Works

    If you're a true musclehead like I am, you've probably read (or heard) a lot about periodization, either from classic textbooks by East-European sports training and weightlifting authorities (including the classic texts by Tudor Bompa), or by researching the subject online.

    Meltdown Training 3

    Here’s a finishing program designed to give you that finely honed, chiseled look. Check it out.

    The End of Dietary Supplements

    An Interview with Attorney Rick Collins