Four T Nation coaches (who are actually nice guys) debate biceps training. Read up. You’ll learn a lot.
A few cool tricks to help make High Frequency Training work for you.
Dr. B reveals the ugly truth behind canola oil, along with discussions on the efficacy of rhodiola and whether there are any dietary aphrodisiacs.
The high-fructose corn syrup people are telling you their product is the same as sugar, but they're lying mo-fo's.
Stagnation is unacceptable. Revive your workouts and watch your muscle mass increase while your body fat decreases.
Christian tackles the myth of overtraining, why gymnasts and Olympic lifters look the way they do, and how growth occurs in spurts.
Chris Shugart lists the 8 realizations that changed everything for him, physique-wise.
Does diet soda make you fat? Is chia better than flax? Will tuna make your mercury rise? Dr. Bowden has the answers.
Christian Thibaudeau tackles three topics in this article, from building pecs and delts to very low carb dieting. Check it out.
A novel calf routine plus a selection of old-school total-body exercises.
Bodybuilding veteran Scott Abel (pictured) has a radical plan to turn arm day into the best fat-burning workout of the week.
Unbeknownst to most, rest periods are a critical part of defining the body you want, and there's actually a science behind it, too.
Dr. Bowden answers questions about glycemic load, food and zits, fiber as a fat-loss supplement, the super spice turmeric, and more. Check it out.
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.
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.
How to figure out how much protein you really need for muscle gain and fat loss.
The real secret to building muscle and strength is to progress. You have to challenge your body and find ways to progressively ask more of it. Christian tells you how.
Tim's "Ah-Ha" moments have to do with the superiority of supersets over combination exercises, working abs first, the proper way to gain weight, debunking the stability ball myth, and a nifty little trick to make sure you're squatting low enough.
Maybe you're not injured and you don't plan on being injured. (Ha!) Regardless, this article contains secrets to the weightlifting universe that will help you understand how the body works and, as they say, knowledge is power.
It's hard to work fruits and vegetables into your diet, especially vegetables. It's not like you can add spinach or broccoli sprouts to muffins, cheesecakes, and pancakes... or can you?
Back in 1998, TC broke the story about the evils of soy, reporting how it might squelch Testosterone levels and even kill testicular cells. Have we found out more about soy? John Berardi and Ryan Andrews review the latest research.
Most personal trainers couldn't pour piss out of a boot if the instructions were printed on the heel, so when it comes to squats and deadlifts, their advice is usually dead wrong.
From A to Z, Tony G's got some ideas about every bodybuilding, diet, and performance topic you can think of, not to mention some appealing notions about hottie Kate Beckinsale. A very cool, fun, and informative article.
Everyone wants a great “after” photo, but why do so few achieve it? Probably because of one (or more) of these mistakes.