Inflammation helps protect the body... and then it kills you. Mike Russell shows you how to smash it before it smashes your goals.
Nothing gets you more jacked (mentally and physically) than pulling eight plates or more off the ground.
Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.
There are controversial, outspoken people in the health and fitness industry. And then there's Paul Chek.
What do you do when you have two loud, smart, Elite bad-boys on the phone? You shut the hell up and listen.
Harness the metabolic power of real food to build muscle, lose fat, and live damn-near forever.
The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.
Shake up your workout and take one of these three tough challenges. Ask a friend to join you… or an enemy.
Our resident judge evaluates T NATION readers and shows them how to improve their physiques! This time Clay evaluates a wanna-be competitive bodybuilder and a smoking hot figure competitor.
A bodybuilding diet expert answers all your questions, covering everything from cheat meals to how to measure body fat. Check it out.
Slow down there, Hoss; you can't start pulling heavy weights from the get-go. Let us show you the proper progressions to make your deadlift truly worthwhile.
The perfect deadlift, a sample week of training, baseball talk, and Cressey admits to doing curls.
Steroids, cannibalism, sex cults, big benchin', and rule breakin'. Sounds like business as usual here at T Nation!
From the differences between protein powders, to CoQ10 as a muscle builder, to how often you should poop, Dr. Bowden covers it all!
The T Nation coaches offer up some cool tricks to make your next workout a memorable one.
Get bigger legs when you can't squat. Build muscle when you can't even hold on to weights. Get leaner when cardio stops working. Nick T. shows you how.
Got barely enough time to check your email? The T NATION coaches serve up some savory knowledge about calf training, quick, fast, and in a hurry.
Four experts - a functional strength coach, a bodybuilder, a powerlifter, and an athlete-creator - share their thoughts on one of the most beloved (and hated) exercises.
Most bodybuilders don't know how their abs function, or even how to train them effectively. Learn how now.
What could you learn after two years of traveling and training with some of the world's finest athletes? It all depends on what you're willing to try.
Been a while since you've added some plates to the bar? See if you've fallen victim to one of the five deadly strength errors and learn how to fix it.
Jim Wendler, Scott Abel, Dan John, Lonnie Lowery, and Shelby Starnes talk about some of their most fulfilling "case studies."
You pop Omega-3's like Pez candy, but avoid Omega-6's like candy corn. Maybe it's time to use both.
Don't let the simplicity of the Turkish Get-Up fool you. It's one mean ass-kicker that'll challenge your muscles in new ways and have you gasping for air.