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Tip: Are You Training or Doing Tricks?

Maybe they think it's functional. Maybe they think it's innovative. Maybe they just need attention. Whatever. This trend has to stop.

Tip: Should You Do a Show?

Ready to get nearly naked and step onto the competitive stage? Probably not. Here's why.

Tip: Are You Dedicated or Disturbed?

Training hard is awesome. Controlling your diet to get the body you want is awesome. But things can get out of hand fast. Here's how.

Tip: Joe Weider Killed My Gains

The Father of Bodybuilding, as he called himself, did a lot of great things for weightlifting, but he also lead a lot of people astray.

Tip: Fitness Gone Too Far

When does lifting, dieting, and competition go from healthy to detrimental? Well, here are a few signs.

The Kardashian Butt Must Die

Admiration of that famous big butt is ruining women's backsides. Here's why.

The Dark Side of Fitness

Being lean, strong, and muscular is awesome. But can the pursuit of fitness take a bad turn down a dark path? Yep. Watch for these signs.

The Fittest on Earth?

Do the CrossFit Games really crown the fittest men and women on the planet? To find out, T Nation attended the Games.

6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

Tip: Real Experts vs. Self-Proclaimed Experts

Looking for a training or diet coach? Here's how to pick a good one and spot the fakers.

Tip: Dear Dumb People, Stop Giving Advice

Internet fitness celebrities give some of the worst training and diet advice. Are they dumb or just crooked?

Tip: 9 Annoying Things in the Fitness Community

Love fitness, love lifting, but feel free to hate these nine things. Coach Carter sure does.

These Coaches and Pros Are Pissed

We ask our experts a simple question: What's really grinding your gears right now in the fitness world? Check it out. They didn't hold back.

The Real CrossFit Fight

An unholy alliance of certification and soda companies is threatening to pull fitness back into the dark ages. CrossFit is fighting back.

The Real Reason You're Not Making Gains

This is either going to make you feel better or feel worse about your training progress. Either way, you'll learn something valuable.

Why Everyone Hates Personal Trainers

An open letter to all those crappy personal trainers who make the rest of the fitness industry look bad.

The 6 Unwritten Rules of the Gym

Are you the person in the gym that other people secretly hate? You are if you break these rules.

The 10 People That Drive Gym Owners Crazy

Who are the most annoying people in the gym? Check out this gym owner's vicious (and funny) list.

The 10 Dumbest Motivational Sayings

You've heard them. You've seen the memes and T-shirts too. Here's why they're full of crap.

Today's Lifters Are Snowflakes

The modern lifter is being a pantywaist... and he doesn't even realize it. He needs a kick in the butt. Here it is.

The 6 Most Hated Personal Trainers

Bad personal trainers can ruin a gym. Here's a list of the ones who should be beaten senseless with a battling rope.

Tip: Obey the Mirror Rule

Most gyms have mirrors, but did you know there are some unwritten rules about them? Learn them here

Tip: Don't Be a Gym Creeper

Are you the resident d-bag in your gym? Find out here.

Tip: It's Lifting. Not a Nursery Rhyme.

Train insane or remain the same? Makes a catchy slogan, but it's ultimately a dumb idea. Here's why.

Tip: Stop Being Needy and Self-Obsessed

Your need to inspire others is lame, ego-driven, and delusional. Here's why, snowflake.