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Skinny Kid to Pro Bodybuilder: Amit Sapir

Born in Israel but he was raised on T Nation, Amit Sapir has gone from knowledge-hungry teenager to IFBB pro bodybuilder.

Leverage-Disadvantage Squat Plan

To build up your squat, ignore things you're good at and spend time doing things that make you downright uncomfortable.

Which Wolf Are You Feeding?

Are you scanning the world for excuses or opportunities? Read this, get your act together, and reach your goals.

The Motivation Secret

When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.

Lessons from Football

Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.

The Paleo Hybrid Diet

A “paleo” foundation plus some starchy foods and workout nutrition. Is this the most effective approach a lifter can follow?

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?

The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.

The Specificity/Variability Paradox

To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.

The Kaizen Principle

Never be satisfied with your current level of skill or development. Always try to improve, in every aspect of your life.

Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?

Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

Skinny Guy Builds 55 Pounds of Muscle

Former skinny-guy Justin Negrete tells you how he built over 55 pounds of pure muscle with T Nation and Biotest.

Change Your Thinking, Build Your Body

Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.

Embrace the Suck

If you never find yourself in the suck, then you aren't trying hard enough to accomplish anything. Every worthwhile goal is found on the other side of the suck. And there's only one way to reach it: get mad, dig deep, and fight.

The Return of Direct Arm Training

You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Exercise Stacking for Fast Gains

Here's how to combine two or more similar exercises in sequence to save time and maximize strength and hypertrophy.

Do You Need the Olympic Lifts?

Do athletes really need to perform Olympic lifts to be fast and explosive? Not really, says this coach. Here’s why.

Stack-10 Training

Choose a big lift that needs work. Apply the Stack-10 plan. Smash plateaus and pack on new muscle in 6 workouts. Here's how.

Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.

Supercharge Your Spine and Your Lifts

Do this simple test on your thoracic spine, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your chin-ups, pull-ups, and OH presses explode.

Exercise Modifications For New Growth

Simple yet effective ways to turn tired old exercises into plateau busting, muscle building dynamos.

Anabolic Resistance

Bulking diets, if you're not careful, can create anabolic resistance, leading to rapid fat gain with no muscle growth.

What You Don't Know About Workout Supplements

If you don't take care of workout supplementation, you might as well not train. Here's how to get it right.