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Hard Body Training

"Ms. Beast" tells how to develop a shapely, firm physique

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 3

To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then work to bring them up. These exercises will help.

Consumer Alert: The NO2/Arginine Scam - Part 2

Are you still using arginine-based nitric-oxide supplements? You’re wasting money. Here’s why.

Consumer Alert: The NO2/Arginine Scam - Part 1

NO2 supplements are still popular, which is weird because, well, they don’t work. Here’s why.

Exercises You've Never Tried 13

Thirteen interesting exercises you've probably never tried: new movements that'll break you out of your training rut and infuse some diversity into your workouts.

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.

Long Haul Training

Gary Homann isn't your garden variety weightlifter. Sure, he's 180 pounds at 6% body fat. Sure, he had the best 500 meter indoor rowing time in the world last year in his class and he's been an ACSM certified health and fitness instructor for the past nine years. But Gary's also got a Master's degree in applied health psychology and is currently working on finishing his Ph.D. in psychology.

How to Fight "All Show and No Go" Syndrome

his article is for those veteran trainers who have built a fair amount of size: are you seduced by mass to the exception of everything else?

Top 10 Reader Tips

Over the last couple of months, T-Nation has been asking its strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their ten most powerful tips.

Lift Fast, Get Big

Nothing makes PRs and gains stagnate sooner than training like a granny. Want to harden up fast? Lift fast.

6 Tricks for a Sexy Squat

How to improve your squat form and hit a new PR, even if you have bad levers.

10 Iron Game Lessons

The whole point of this article is for me to discuss the top ten things I've learned about training.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 2

Over the past few years I've seen many lifters and coaches discussing the seemingly strange movements I prescribe for strength development. Many of these guys are grasping the big picture but missing many of the finer points. To remedy this, I've written this "toolbox" series to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises.

Meet Lou Schuler

An Interview with Lou Schuler.

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.

Hunters And Scavengers

The other day while standing in the checkout line at the local supermarket, I noticed a woman feverishly scratching one of those scratch-off lottery ticket thingies. I don't know what they're actually called, but I'm sure you've seen them.

The Training Quiz for Smartasses

A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.

Reps You've Never Tried

Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!

The Mutation Series - Part 3 Continued

My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.

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.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 2

A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?

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

The Stretching Roundtable - Part 1

Stretching is a lot like flossing. We know we should do it, we know it's beneficial, but a lot of us don't do it very often or very well.

The Mutation Series - Part 2

Get ready to mutate, in a good way. Here’s weeks 4-6 of a Coach Thibaudeau’s 12-week transformation plan.