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Body Composition For Beginners - Part 1

The measurement of body composition is an inexact science, and outside the laboratory, it becomes an even more inexact science.

Awesome Abs – Stage 2

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Specialization Periodization

How to Gain (or Lose) Muscle

The Protein Insider

An Inside Look at the Protein Business

The Winning Formula - Part 2

How to manipulate diet and exercise to look good naked, part 2

The Winning Formula - Part 1

How to manipulate diet and exercise to look great naked

Awesome Abs – Stage 1

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Smuggler's Blues

T-mag Goes Undercover in Mexico

The Jumping Box Squat

Take your explosive strength to the next level!

Cops on Gear

T Nation talks to three law enforcement officers who use steroids in this classic article.

A Talk with Tudor Bompa

Tudor Bompa is known to many as the man who single-handedly revolutionized Western training methods. After more than forty years of work in the arena of international sports, he's widely considered one of the world's leading specialists when it comes to periodization, planning, peaking, and strength and power training.

Hip Belt Squats: The Anabolic Equalizer

Hip belt squats are a unique exercise that first caught my attention through two published articles by John McCallum in the March and April, 1970 issues of Strength & Health> magazine (yes, you whipper snappers out there, weight training and/or bodybuilding did exist before the Pumping Iron movie came out).

Escalating Density Training - Phase 2

"The sheer effectiveness and brutality of the EDT program does not come across in the written word. This is a TOTAL gym experience"

Dawg School 7

The Bodybuilder's Hierarchy of Needs

How to Build a T-Vixen

Now you want her to join you in the gym because the couple that trains together, stays together.

Tornado Training – Part 2

I'll show you some more challenging and dynamic rotational exercises that are sure to help you develop Tornado-like power!

The Essential Berardi

A stripped down overview of JB's dietary wisdom

Tornado Training – Part 1

The importance of rotational training in anyone's exercise program whether they're an athlete, a weekend warrior, or anything in between.

What Speed of Movement Should I Use?

If you don't already have Ian King's 'Get Buffed!' book, you've probably heard about it. It's definitely one of best-received books about weight training on the market.

Bedtime Story

About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.

Shake It Up!

Of all the effective supplements available these days, one of the best is still good 'ole protein powder. That's because without enough quality protein, then all the other issues involved in bodybuilding – training, recovery, hormone manipulation etc. – are pretty much meaningless.

Say Goodbye to your Weakest Link!

The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.

The One-Arm a Day Arm Cure

Has anyone out there tried "The One-Day Arm Cure" by Charles Poliquin? Or am I the only nut who spent an entire day devoted to training arms?

Big Numbers

The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum