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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

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.

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?

Brain Blast 5

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 12 Most Powerful Athletes

No golfers or marathoners on this list of the world's greatest athletes. No, this is ranking of the freakishly powerful.

The 12 Worst People in the Gym

Actually, number 10 ain't so bad. Check out the list.

The 5 Jackasses of Fitness

Let's improve the fields of fitness and strength training. How? By calling out these five types of jackwagons.

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.

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.