An uncensored interview with a martial arts champion turned performance coach.
What do competitive physique athletes and sedentary housewives have in common? They’re both yo-yo dieters and suffer the same health issues because of it. Here’s how to avoid the problems.
Understanding Various Strength Training Continuums for Optimal Conjugate Design
How to stretch your most problematic muscle groups. This is gonna hurt.
There's no such thing as isolation in training or in life. Everything you do, have done, and will do, affects everything else. Success is a synergistic – not additive – phenomenon.
"Truth always goes in 3 stages. First it is ridiculed, then violently opposed, and finally accepted as self-evident."
Some of you might have enjoyed the Diary of a Steroid User series as much as I did. It was an interesting, unapologetic, honest portrait of what it's like when an average Joe uses steroids. But however much I enjoyed it, I cringed when I read some of the "pyramid" workouts outlined by the anonymous author
A regular Joe uses steroids and keeps a diary. Controversy ensues.
Skinny legs are the norm among men. Don't be normal. Here's what to do.
The three-step plan for setting up for a bench press PR.
Why in the name of Pavlov did I just eat that? I mean, the whole bloody thing!
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.
Nothing makes PRs and gains stagnate sooner than training like a granny. Want to harden up fast? Lift fast.
Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.
Moderation and Glazed Doughnuts
Dr. Berardi shares his best training, diet, and planning tips for serious lifters and athletes.
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.
Low-carb hype rules the day.
Warning: This is hilarious powerlifter humor and probably offensive to hyper-sensitive weak people.
Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.
Over the past year or so, I've been swamped with requests from readers who want a program that focuses solely on maximal-strength development. What I'm referring to is a maximal-strength focused program that doesn't induce bodyweight from hypetrophy.
Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!
My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.
A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.