The stretch-shortening cycle can be your best friend or your biggest enemy. Here’s what you need to know.
The way we see it, there are two types of lifters: those who like trisets, and wusses. Here's an article for the former.
Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?
Nothing gets you more jacked (mentally and physically) than pulling eight plates or more off the ground.
Give your triceps training a much-needed shake-up and start hammering out some horseshoes!
What do you do when you have two loud, smart, Elite bad-boys on the phone? You shut the hell up and listen.
The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.
Where does healthy, muscle-building nutrition really come from, the garden or the supplement bottle? The answer may surprise you.
From the differences between protein powders, to CoQ10 as a muscle builder, to how often you should poop, Dr. Bowden covers it all!
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.
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.
A radical 7-day diet and workout plan guaranteed to kickstart fat loss.
You pop Omega-3's like Pez candy, but avoid Omega-6's like candy corn. Maybe it's time to use both.
Dr. Clay Hyght helps sculpt the bodies of a few lucky T NATION readers by diagnosing their weaknesses and telling them how to fix them.
Bowden reveals the truth about organic food, grapefruit as a fat loss food (it works!), soy (it's still bad), palm oil, and other juicy dietary tidbits.
Andy Bolton has pulled 1,008 pounds in competition. Get his best deadlifting advice here.
When do you do low reps and heavy weight? What about higher reps and light weight? Read this and finally feel good about writing your own training programs.
So what if your gym refers to the power rack as the "curl station"? There are ways to butch up even the wussiest gym.
Listen up, Twiggy. Drop the Bruce Lee comic book you're reading and pull up a chair. You're about to get the skinny on gaining muscle.
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.
Dr. Bryan Walsh, the "go-to" guy for fat loss, says that being fat, having high cortisol, and being insufferably gassy can all be fixed with a few dietary tweaks.
This simple, fairly painless twist on a traditional chest workout will armor-up your pecs in a very short time.