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Continuum Training 1

Understanding Various Strength Training Continuums for Optimal Conjugate Design

Atomic Dog: Top Ten Testosterone Facts

Ten things you don’t know about our favorite hormone.

3 Dead-Ends and a Loophole

Some of you might have enjoyed the Diary of a Steroid User series as much as I did. It was an interesting, unapologetic, honest portrait of what it's like when an average Joe uses steroids. But however much I enjoyed it, I cringed when I read some of the "pyramid" workouts outlined by the anonymous author

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 4

Many lifters and coaches grasp the big picture when they read about the movements I prescribe for strength development, but they often miss the finer points. I've written this "Toolbox" series to help these experienced lifters fill in the blanks. It'll also help newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises.

The Taste of Success

"Are you kidding, JB? You expect me to eat this stuff? Where's the taste? Where's the variety!?"

Bottoms Up Training

It seems that in every family there's always a black sheep, someone who just doesn't quite fit in with the rest. It might be your crazy Aunt Sally who's run off and joined a cult, or maybe your family has its own cousin Eddie of National Lampoon "Vacation" fame.

Diary of a Steroid User 5

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

Old School Soldier

Sometimes it's really interesting to dig into the microscopic details of training and nutrition, to dissect the body of academia and examine every little study. That's how we learn things. That's how we refine the science that later helps us get bigger and stronger and leaner.

Diary of a Steroid User 4

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

Copland Training - Part 2

The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.

Goal Setting for Hard Asses

Achieve your goals or eat Alpo!

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Your Gym Time!

If you're like me in any way, you probably have about ten too many things going on in your life. Sometimes your workout gets buried in the depths of your "to do" list.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 1

To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.

Rubber Vs. Iron

Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 2

In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.

The Success Quiz

There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.

Pendulum Training for Athletes

A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.

The Stretching Roundtable - Part 2

Last week in Part I the coaches talked about stretching myths and how flexibility affects muscle size and strength. This week they'll delve even deeper into the subject, so warm up your brain, do some dynamic stretches for the frontal lobe, and dig in

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 1

A diet expert shares his food rules for staying lean and building muscle. Check it out.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 2

More tips and tricks for staying in a negative energy balance when cutting.

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 1

Tips and tricks for replacing higher calorie foods with filling, lower calorie fare to keep you full when cutting.

Exercises You've Never Tried 10

A new exercise is mentally stimulating. It turns your brain on, excites the nervous system and breaks you out of the training blahs. Try these out.

The Education of a Powerlifter - Part 1

This is part 1 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.

Violent Variations - Part 1

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth