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Tip: A Better Way to Row

Build a bigger back with this new twist on the seated row. Take a look.

Smart Idea, Terrible Results

Tempo prescriptions (like 4010 and 3212) seem like a good idea, but sadly they make people weaker and smaller. Here's why, plus a better method.

Tip: Choose The Right Weight

Most lifters trying to build muscle are either going too light or too heavy. Here's how to find your sweet spot for hypertrophy.

Tip: Find Your Power Position on the Deadlift

Here's a little trick to help you find the perfect stance for a bigger, safer pull.

Tip: Don't Use K-Tape Like a Dummy

Does kinesiotape actually do anything? Here's the truth.

Tip: Do the 8-Second Crunch

If it looks like you're having a seizure when you train abs, you're not getting much benefit... and you're asking for injury. Try this instead.

IFBB Pro Talks Faith, Family, and Iron

In a sport full of negative stereotypes, Mark Dugdale stands apart. His humble approach may inspire you. His training regimen definitely will.

Tip: Take This Mental Toughness Test

You'll be shaking, sucking for air, and cursing T Nation... but you'll also be developing mental toughness. Try it!

Tip: Nail Your Biceps With This Training Method

This unique way of doing reps is great for muscle gains. Warning: It's tough!

Tip: Correct Your Mechanics for Pain-Free Squats

Does it hurt to squat, and not in a good way? Use this training method to fix your technique.

Tip: Add Instant Strength to Your Incline Curls

Get stronger on dumbbell incline curls simply by using a rolled-up towel. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Pizza Plate Press

Test your shoulder mechanics and get stronger overhead with this diagnostic exercise. Check it out.

Tip: The Deadlift Isn't Enough

Yes, the deadlift is awesome, but it's not so great for hypertrophy. Here's why, plus a better option for size gains.

Tip: Take the 100 Rep Push-Up Challenge

Not only is this a "fun" test, it'll also expose any weaknesses you may have in your core. Here's how to do it, and how to improve if you can't do it.

Tip: Use Latex to Improve Your Squat

Squat stuck? Use the training method top powerlifters use to smash that plateau. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Worrying About This "Toxic" Chemical

No need to panic. This much-feared compound won't turn you into a ballerina. Here's the real story.

Tip: Use A False Grip On Overhead Presses

The conventional grip mucks up your form and keeps you from developing real overhead strength. Here's why.

Tip: One Question Every Lifter Must Answer

If you want to get bigger, stronger, or leaner, one question must be asked. Answer honestly and you'll make more progress. Take a look.

Tip: Challenge Yourself With a "Changeup"

Baseball pitchers use a changeup to shock and confuse the batter. Apply the strategy to your training and make the basics even more brutal. Here's how.

Tip: Do THIS to Improve Your Front Squat

Hate front squats? Well, they hate you too. Do this accessory exercise to take control and master them.

Tip: A Treadmill Workout That Doesn't Suck

Is it possible to lose fat without becoming a jogger? Yep. Do treadmill loaded carries. Take a look.

Tip: Do THIS to Rip More Pounds Off the Ground

Here's a great accessory exercise that'll really boost your deadlift numbers. Take a look!

Tip: Don't Be Scammed by Grass-Fed Beef

Marketers are tricking you into thinking that your steaks and burgers have the right ratio of fatty acids. Here's the real story.

Tip: Cook 6 Meals in 60 Minutes

"I don't have time to cook good food" basically means "I mismanage my time." Follow this plan to keep the fridge well-stocked.