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10 Most Influential Muscleheads

An opinionated look at the men and women whose passion for the iron made the world safe for hypertrophy

4 Horrible Truths About Pro Bodybuilding

Becoming a pro bodybuilder often means turning into a jerk, losing the people you care about, going broke, and ruining your health. You in?

5 Fitness Terms That Need to Die

Fitness pros have bastardized some simple concepts, either in an attempt to show off or because they're ignorant. It ends here.

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Compete

So you want to compete in bodybuilding, huh? Read this first so you don't embarrass yourself.

5 Ways Social Media is Ruining Fitness

Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are awesome, until they start to interfere with your progress. Don't fall into these traps.

5 Ways Trainers Need to Improve

Is your trainer or coach making one of these common mistakes? If you're the fitness professional, are YOU? Check out the list.

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.

7 Pros, One Controversial Question

We asked pro bodybuilders, doctors, and coaches one blunt question. Their answers may surprise you.

8 Reasons Kids Should Lift Weights

Team sports kill individuality and fail to build self-worth. Weightlifting, however, can prevent your kid from going over to the dark side. Here's why.

8 Reasons to Marry a Fit Person

Fit people do it better. Marriage, that is. Here's why.

8 Things Coaches Have Changed Their Minds About

If a coach never updates his ideas, he's probably a crappy coach. Here's what several experts have changed their minds about.

9 Reasons Couples Should Work Out

You want harmony? You want love? You want great sex? Then get your partner to start working out with you.

Anabolic Athletics

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is flushed with victory after catching their first group of athletes for blood doping offenses 31 years after they invented the practice of testing.

Athletes, Bad Coaches, and Steroids

Athletes take steroids to get strong. Is it because today's strength coaches have neglected to get them strong with proper training?

Big Guys and Very Bad Advice

Want to build a buttload of muscle? Talk to a big guy. Well, maybe. Sometimes their training and diet advice just isn't right for you. Here's why.

Brain Blast 5

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

Fat Shaming, Witch Hunts, and White Knights

Body fat isn't an irreversible condition, and the people trying to protect your feelings about it aren't helping you.

Games Olympic People Play

On some levels, it somehow seems a shame to reignite the flame of scandal so soon after the Olympic flame has been extinguished.

Go Fund Yourself!

More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.

Half-Rep Heroes: A Rant

Are you tired of seeing all those idiots in the gym doing everything wrong? Are you tired of the laziness, the stupidity, the lack of backbone, and the careless disregard for everything you hold dear? Move over, so's Jeff Ingram.

How to Save Bodybuilding From Itself

Traditional competitive bodybuilding is in decline. Why? And how can it be saved or improved? Should it be? We asked our experts and insiders.

It's Time to Segregate Our Gyms

Pretend CrossFitters and functional training boneheads have invaded our gyms. Let's send them back to where they belong.

Online Trainers: How to Spot the Good Ones

Very few people have the experience to properly coach someone online. Here's how to separate the good ones from the rip-off artists.

Sex Appeal, Fitness, and Fat Shaming

Is our standard of beauty too harsh? Is leanness unfairly prized? Here's what science and history have to say about fitness, fatness, and our preferences.

Should Steroids Be Legal?

Think steroids are illegal because they're dangerous? Not so fast. Here's the real story behind the criminalization of juice that you've never heard.