The Intelligent & Relentless Pursuit of Muscle™
Author: Martin Rooney

Squat Like a Champion
by Martin Rooney | Mon, Aug 19, 2013

Squats aren't for everyone, at least not right away. Here's how to systematically work your way up to squatting like a champion.

5 Training Rules You Must Obey
by Martin Rooney | Mon, Aug 05, 2013

We all make mistakes, but here are 5 things you better be getting right if you want to build muscle and get strong.

Deadlift Challenge: 405 x 10
by Martin Rooney | Fri, Jun 14, 2013

Coach Rooney smashed his deadlift goal using the "pseudo sumo" deadlift and five rules. Here's how you can too.

The Mantathlon
by Martin Rooney | Tue, Feb 26, 2013

You study T Nation and you work out for hours each week, so you think you're hot stuff. Prove it by getting a decent score on Martin Rooney's Mantathlon!

Train Like A Man 8: The 4-Minute Push-Up Test
by Martin Rooney | Mon, Dec 31, 2012

Enough bull about how much you used to lift "back in the day," what can you do right here, right now?

Train Like A Man 7: The Endangered Exercises
by Martin Rooney | Tue, Oct 16, 2012

It smacks of a conspiracy - your gym is making some of the most effective muscle-building equipment go the way of the Dodo unless you do your part to stop it!

Train Like A Man 6: Glutes - The Sleeping Giants
by Martin Rooney | Mon, Sep 24, 2012

Fantastic exercises and strategies to get your butt bigger, stronger, and leaner.

Train Like a Man 5: The Real Paleo Exercise
by Martin Rooney | Mon, Sep 17, 2012

You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.

Train Like A Man Part 4: Warrior Cardio
by Martin Rooney | Thu, Aug 02, 2012

History tells us that real men should train their bodies like high-performance machines, not hamsters.

Train Like a Man Part 3
by Martin Rooney | Mon, Jun 27, 2011

You're not going to make any progress if you don't run with the outlaws every once in awhile.

Train Like A Man, Part II
by Martin Rooney | Thu, Apr 14, 2011

Hey, you with the cell phone on the recumbent bike...your physique sucks because your workout sucks.

Train Like a Man!
by Martin Rooney | Thu, Mar 24, 2011

Choose high-tension exercises for high-testosterone results.

11 Myths of Warrior Training
by Martin Rooney and Bryan Krahn | Mon, Oct 18, 2010

According to Martin Rooney, what everyone thinks is MMA training is phonier than suburban strip mall sushi.