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Exercises You've Never Tried 4

Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.

Regurgitate your Lunch

This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.

Exercises You've Never Tried 3

If you train like everyone else in the gym, then you're probably not training very well. Try these little-known exercises, stand out, and make gains.

Exercises You've Never Tried 2

Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.

Exercises You've Never Tried 1

It’s time to shake up your training. Try out the exercises in this T Nation classic and get fired up again.

Why Lurch Won't Grow

You're good at pushing cars out of the snow. You can punch somebody's lights out pretty easily. Yep, life's pretty easy for tall guys... until they get to the gym.

The Protein Insider

An Inside Look at the Protein Business

8 Questions About Protein

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.

Eccentric vs. Concentric

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.

Clean Livin'

A T-man Guide to Health

Dirty Tricks

How to avoid getting ripped off when buying supplements.

Disturbing Trends

A list of bonehead practices in the gym

Estrogen's Dirty Little Secret

As it stands now, sooner or later, your prostate will start to swell up like the dinner rolls momma's baking in the oven. At best, this unwanted hypertrophy will just obstruct urine flow. At worst, it'll develop into cancer.

What Nerve!

Movements that "Trick" the Nervous System

8 Hamstring Movements to Make You Cry Momma!

(And one that really doesn't hurt much at all)

The Zombie Diet

The health food you need to be eating. Don’t worry, no humans were harmed or barbecued in the making of this article.

From Bonsai to Bamboo

Biceps Exercises for the Genetically Challenged

CLA Revisited

I stumbled on a pretty interesting compound. It was called Conjugated Linoleic Acid, or CLA. Chemically speaking, linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid, the kind you find in flax and other oils.

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  • The Little Black Book of Training Methods

    A lot of you have been training for years, and as such have experimented with dozens of training methods. Most are probably long since forgotten, like the girl with the braces and padded bra that you dated once or twice back in high school. There wasn't any chemistry and you went your separate ways.

    The Testosterone Training Codex

    For years, I've been watching zombies, training zombies. They wander aimlessly from station to station, doing exercises haphazardly with really no rhyme or reason except that, "this one kinda' feels like it's doing something." Once in awhile, they'll grasp on to a particular program but they'll end up beating it into the ground, doing it for months and months until they've long since milked any effectiveness from it.

    German Volume Training 2000

    German Volume Training worked great, but it had some drawbacks. Check out the updated version of this famously brutal training plan.

    The Top Ten Testosterone Myths

    Testosterone is hot. It gets lead story status in big-name international newsmagazines like Time, and it's been making the rounds on both national and local news programs. Everybody, it seems, is suddenly intrigued by it. And moreover, everybody seems to want it.

    Tsunami Training

    I'm going to describe a little 6-week program that I call Tsunami Training (I'll get to why I call it that a little later). It's based, for the most part, on training methodologies that I picked up from Ian King and Charles Poliquin, with some razzle-dazzle thrown in by myself.

    Bad Protein

    You probably know by now that soy protein is pretty awful stuff for athletic populations. Here’s the article that first exposed the dirty truth.

    Testosterone Replacement

    Testosterone replacement is an issue that concerns most men over the age of 35 or 40. Although these men may feel great, they know, deep down, that they feel differently than when they were in their twenties. Granted, a lot of it has to do with general wear and tear and a host of age-related declines, but some of it has to do with the steady decline in testosterone production.