Volume, frequency, density, intensity, and intensiveness. Here’s what you need to know about each to train right for your goals.
If this list can't convince you to include at least a bit of fast lifting in your routine, you might want to seek professional help to discuss why you're avoiding maximum success.
Muscle insulin sensitivity, lifting tempo, and how to use control days to maximize your mass phase.
Unbeknownst to most, rest periods are a critical part of defining the body you want, and there's actually a science behind it, too.
Rachel Cosgrove's back with a metabolic circuit program that'll melt that fat off faster than any treadmill ever could.
With mechanical drop sets, instead of reducing the load, you switch to a new but similar exercise by changing the grip, angle, etc. The result is a whole lot of burning and a whole lot of growth.
Faulty lunges, squats, and stretches can make you worse off than you were before entering the gym. Check these out before it's too late.
The Voyer Shrug is for anybody that has a slouched posture, shoulder problems, is preparing for an intense strength phase, or just wants to tap into some new growth.
Eureka! A mainstream nutrition book that pretty much agrees with everything T-Nation's been preaching about for the last 10 years! Chris Shugart interviews the wise, wise author.
This week Thibs presents a "Survivor" inspired workout where you do four basic strength-exercises in a circuit. As soon as you reach failure on a particular movement, it gets "voted off the island."
Erick Minor's got a bone to pick: he keeps encountering personal trainers who make assertions about training athletes that just don't pan out in real life conditions, i.e. the gym and the athletic field.
There are 3 ways to simulate growth: Inflict structural damage, increase neural activation, or prevent blood and oxygen from entering the muscle during a set. Few exercises do all three, but the constant tension alternate curl does.
You have to constantly force your body to do what it's not used to doing. Here are two progression methods that'll stick a firecracker up your lazy butt.
Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
As a member of an elite Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman team that often finds itself in the Third World, Craig Weller has learned to improvise when it comes to his workouts.
How to figure out how much protein you really need for muscle gain and fat loss.
You're punks. All of ya'. All of ya' under 25 or so, that is. Mike Mahler calls you "Generation Ent," for Entertainment, meaning you need to be constantly entertained. Well stand by to be entertained, in a manner of speaking.
It's not always a good idea to do deep squats, overhead presses, or dips, and why is it that fat-bastard bicyclists wear Spandex shorts anyhow? The answers to these mysteries and more in today's article.
Nutritionist Mike Roussell lays out some of the basics (and some of the not-so basics) for eating your way towards muscularity.
How often should you train? How long should you rest between sets? Get the answers here.
Building shoulders isn't rocket science. Here's what to do to get yours huge.
Dave Tate has spent thousands of hours under the bar and training strong lifters to get even stronger. Listen up or stay weak.
The Canadian Vin Diesel shows you which type of contraction (constant tension, stretch reflex, etc.) to use with different movements, along with explaining why you should absolutely keep your training sessions under 60 minutes.