T Nation talks to model and figure competitor Jelena Abbou. Check it out.
Big Numbers for the Mechanically Disadvantaged Lifter
Understanding Various Strength Training Continuums for Optimal Conjugate Design
Ten things you don’t know about our favorite hormone.
Five common workout beliefs that are just plain wrong… if you know how to train.
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.
Instead of using one dimensional thinking and throwing rocks by doing cyclical modes of cardio, why not try to cover as many needs as possible in a short period of time with a circuit of exercises?
Advanced Bench Press Strategies
An interview with Dr. Jack Singer, Sports Psychologist
It happens every time I write an article or give a workshop. Someone asks me, "So, uh, Dan, do you think I should do it five times a week or should I do it twice a day?" It doesn't matter what "it" is – one arm lifts, Tabata front squats, Olympic lifts–I always get the same perplexing response.
To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then work to bring them up. These exercises will help.
We're going to zoom off into the stratosphere with some nutritional modalities and, for lack of a better word, treatments that are new, wild and downright exciting.
It's the sound you never want to hear when weight training. Sometimes you feel it immediately; sometimes you sense something happen but it takes a few hours for the full impact to hit you. Either way you've injured your back. The big question is, what do you do?
Since I've started writing for the T-Nation, I've gotten 100's of e-mails asking me varying questions about the rotator cuff and its many somewhat magical qualities. While it may not be as cool as big quads or a great set of guns, a well-developed rotator cuff is sexy in its own, injury-free kind of way.
How to improve your squat form and hit a new PR, even if you have bad levers.
A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.
Better nutrition is more about altering lifestyle habits and less about the food. Here’s why.
The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.
Achieve your goals or eat Alpo!
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.
Warning: This is hilarious powerlifter humor and probably offensive to hyper-sensitive weak people.
This article is going to give you a basic off-season template and the options necessary to build freaky athletes.
Get revitalized and ready for your next mass program!