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Set a PR Every Day
Set a PR Every Day
by David Dellanave Thu, Feb 28, 2013

Screw linear periodization! Coach Dellanave tells you how to autoregulate your training so that you set a personal record each time you train.

Best Ways to Audit Your Program
Best Ways to Audit Your Program
by Dan John Wed, Feb 27, 2013

The word "audit" usually invokes images of an angry tax man with an adding machine. But is auditing your training program the secret to long-term gains in size and strength?

The Mantathlon
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!

The Best in Training
The Best in Training
by Jim Wendler Mon, Feb 25, 2013

Jim Wendler lists the best in conditioning, getting stronger, assistance work, home gyms, and strength training books, along with torpedoing the "best" myths.

EDT for Strength
EDT for Strength
by Derek Woodske Fri, Feb 22, 2013

Need gains in a hurry? Here's a variation of a classic hypertrophy program tweaked to build size and increase work capacity - in just three weeks!

6 Weeks of Squatting Insanity
6 Weeks of Squatting Insanity
by Mathew Bertrand Thu, Feb 21, 2013

A radical, painful approach to a bigger, better squat and a body forged in iron.

Deadlifts: From Suck to Sick
Deadlifts: From Suck to Sick
by Tony Gentilcore Wed, Feb 20, 2013

Everybody loves the deadlift, yet so few lifters can pull respectable weight. This article has a few lesser-known tips to help change all that.

4 Weeks To A Bigger Chest
4 Weeks To A Bigger Chest
by Dan Trink Tue, Feb 19, 2013

You want pumped-up pecs that you can balance a bottle of pilsner on in just 4 weeks? Get ready to train chest heavy, hard, and frequently.

8 More Training and Recovery Tips
8 More Training and Recovery Tips
by Ben Bruno Mon, Feb 18, 2013

T Nation's resident mad scientist returns to talk calf training without machines, sure-fire sleep, pain-free warm-ups, and even hand care for meatheads!

Heavy Lifts To Increase Mobility
Heavy Lifts To Increase Mobility
by Dan Blewett Fri, Feb 15, 2013

Think hours of static stretching and hot yoga classes are the only ways to increase flexibility? Quit smoking the wheat grass and hit the heavy weights.

6 Important Training Discoveries
6 Important Training Discoveries
by Charles Staley Thu, Feb 14, 2013

Charles Staley reveals 6 awesome training epiphanies; any one of which, if implemented, could markedly improve your training and your physique.

Feeling Muscle Vs. Moving Weight
Feeling Muscle Vs. Moving Weight
by Clay Hyght, DC Wed, Feb 13, 2013

One simple mental device - a change of attitude and approach, really - can make all the difference in the world in achieving your lifting goals.

Accelerate Gains By Overreaching
Accelerate Gains By Overreaching
by Todd Bumgardner, with Mike Roussell, PhD Tue, Feb 12, 2013

The most radical gains of your life won't come by accident. For that, you need a gut full of ambition and a borderline crazy plan.

Conditioning When the Weather Stinks
Conditioning When the Weather Stinks
by Jim Wendler Mon, Feb 11, 2013

Being in shape isn't about sporting "ripped abz," it's about being physically capable of being a man. Here's how to get there when the weather ain't cooperating.

Training Percentages Made Simple
Training Percentages Made Simple
by Jordan Syatt Fri, Feb 08, 2013

How to establish your theoretical and true 1 RM, along with how to use that knowledge to build strength.

Smart Overhead Pressing
Smart Overhead Pressing
by Dean Somerset Thu, Feb 07, 2013

A litany of shoulder exercises that both fix AND build your shoulders.

In Search of the Perfect Rep
In Search of the Perfect Rep
by Lee Boyce Wed, Feb 06, 2013

Tips on getting the most out of the deadlift, pull-up, and bent-over row.

8 Blast Strap Exercises for Serious Upper Body Muscle
8 Blast Strap Exercises for Serious Upper Body Muscle
by Ben Bruno Tue, Feb 05, 2013

Blast straps, TRX, and rings are invaluable tools for blasting the muscle in a way you never thought possible.

3 Experts - 5 Optimal Training Programs
3 Experts - 5 Optimal Training Programs
by Bret Contreras Mon, Feb 04, 2013

Three experts flex their muscle know-how in devising training programs for 5 different body parts.

7 More Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil
7 More Tweaks To Make Your Exercises More Evil
by Dan Trink Fri, Feb 01, 2013

They're still your favorite exercises, just tweaked a bit to make them that much more painful - and productive.

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