Four top strength coaches reveal the truth about ab training, sprinting, rep ranges, and more.
A T Nation contributor goes undercover to score a coveted CrossFit certification. Here’s what happened.
A few unique exercises that Cressey gives to all his athletes, whether they're baseball players, powerlifters, boxers, or ordinary schlubs.
It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.
Three exercises, 25 total reps with a 4-6RM. Don’t worry about sets, rest periods, or even reps per round. Do it. Here’s how and why.
Three former skinny guys reveal the nutrition tips, training strategies, and lifestyle adjustments that "cured" them.
Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
Bench pressing with Crazy Bells feels like having a wild animal tugging on the bar as you move it.
Eric tells you what to do if your knee, shoulder, or back hurts, but you still want to work out.
He's the newest addition to the T NATION line-up, but Bret Contreras just may be one of the most innovative coaches we've seen.
The right bodyweight exercises can be damn tough and give you great results. Disagree? Try out a few of the exercises on this list.
Ditch the traditional core exercises and try out a few of these athletic moves for stronger abs.
A female powerlifter offers lessons in dedication, perseverance, and the mysterious ways the iron seduces all of us.
Our cub reporter went to Sin City to do some swinging and sweating, but not the usual kind. He was there to learn the basics of kettlebell training with our own Mike Mahler, and to share that knowledge with you.
As a young man in the iron game, Mike was surrounded by people who drank the pro-bodybuilder Kool-Aid. He never squatted ('cause it hurts your knees) and never deadlifted. Now he knows better.
Ten mistakes younger guys make in the gym.. and yeah, some older guys too. And some women.
For someone who wants to lose fat, Dan can't imagine a more perfect week: Two days of locking down nutrition, two days of lifting, and a total of eight minutes getting the system to burn fat.
It's not always a good idea to do deep squats, overhead presses, or dips, and why is it that fat-bastard bicyclists wear Spandex shorts anyhow? The answers to these mysteries and more in today's article.
Jack Reape painted all his 2.5 and 5-pound plates pink. Is he light in the loafers, or does he have a more serious intent in mind?
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.
Mike Mahler knows a lot of training bad asses but he thinks they're complete pushovers in their personal life. They avoid risk and couldn't make a tough decision if their lives depended on it. He wants to change that.
How one man kicked drugs, lost fat, built muscle and transformed his life.
Today's menu includes Low-Carb Red and Green Pizza, Baked Stuffed Apples, Baja Fish Tacos, and Pina Colada Protein Shakes. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who looks crappy without a shirt on.
Sure all the pros are roided out to their mutant gills. That doesn't mean we can't still learn some incredibly valuable back-training tips by observing how the big bastards train.