You have a bunch of dormant muscle fibers trapped inside of you just waiting to make you bigger and stronger. Why don't you give them a chance?
T NATION'S newest strength coach hates functional training, cardio, and yoga. He's also a bodybuilder who does direct arm work. So what's not to like?
Jonny Bowden pulls out his nutritional whipping stick and whomps on NO2 products, trans fats, and even poor ol' cows.
When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.
Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.
So you think you're hot stuff cuz you load up the leg press with 16 plates? Too bad that translates to about as much weight as your grandma can lift.
There's a term for people who don't do back-off weeks: pencil necked losers. Here's why you should do them and here's how to do them.
3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.
Science writer Gary Taubes has a simple message: Everything you think you know about diet is wrong.
Dr. Bowden weighs in on whether you can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time, the least-horrible fast foods, and drinking your own urine. Yes, really.
Something you can do at home for five minutes that will add size to your chest and upper arms. That plus lots of other cool stuff. Check out the list.
Chances are, you're either a fat bastard or a skinny slacker. Regardless, here's some advice that might get your mind (and body) right.
You can't develop a weak or unresponsive body part with the exact same training techniques that made it that way. So try this.
In part two of our interview, Alwyn Cosgrove talks about compliance, networking, and why aspiring actors should stay out of the fitness biz.
An ab routine that not only trains every function of the muscles, but also gets you ripped.
A veteran coach borrows a page from Westside to create the Omnibus Method, a new template for hypertrophy training.
A veteran lifter weighs in on building bigger arms, how to assess your weak points, and overcoming the tyranny of bad advice.
Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.
Seven bad benching habits that keep you weak, and how to get rid of them.
In the booming fitness culture of Dubai, steroids are cool, pot is not, and good supplements are hard to find.
The first installment of our new series demolishes old ideas about getting bigger and stronger, addressing imbalances, and preventing injuries.
Dr. Bowden gives you the real truth about saturated fats, honey, fake health foods, coffee and much more.
Dr. Lowery comes out swinging against the high priests of high-carb diets and defends the honor of protein-loving meatheads.
Need some change in your exercise selection? Give these unusual but effective movements a shot.