Volume, frequency, density, intensity, and intensiveness. Here’s what you need to know about each to train right for your goals.
Unbeknownst to most, rest periods are a critical part of defining the body you want, and there's actually a science behind it, too.
You're doing your mobility drills and foam-roller work, but you're still in pain. If that sounds like you, maybe you need "muscle activation training."
Dr. Bowden answers questions about glycemic load, food and zits, fiber as a fat-loss supplement, the super spice turmeric, and more. Check it out.
Rachel Cosgrove's back with a metabolic circuit program that'll melt that fat off faster than any treadmill ever could.
With mechanical drop sets, instead of reducing the load, you switch to a new but similar exercise by changing the grip, angle, etc. The result is a whole lot of burning and a whole lot of growth.
Ten mistakes younger guys make in the gym.. and yeah, some older guys too. And some women.
Drastically increase fat use for fuel by increasing energy expenditure and stimulating the release of free-fatty acids. Here’s how.
Steady state cardio will stall your fat loss. Reclaim your metabolism and get leaner by burying your inner cardio-queen.
Faulty lunges, squats, and stretches can make you worse off than you were before entering the gym. Check these out before it's too late.
Pay attention to the details of your nutrition regime and watch your body respond. Here’s what to do.
The Voyer Shrug is for anybody that has a slouched posture, shoulder problems, is preparing for an intense strength phase, or just wants to tap into some new growth.
Eureka! A mainstream nutrition book that pretty much agrees with everything T-Nation's been preaching about for the last 10 years! Chris Shugart interviews the wise, wise author.
This week Thibs presents a "Survivor" inspired workout where you do four basic strength-exercises in a circuit. As soon as you reach failure on a particular movement, it gets "voted off the island."
Erick Minor's got a bone to pick: he keeps encountering personal trainers who make assertions about training athletes that just don't pan out in real life conditions, i.e. the gym and the athletic field.
Never take calf-building advice from guys with naturally huge calves. Instead, seek advice from the guy who had small calves but built them up. Get that advice here.
There are 3 ways to simulate growth: Inflict structural damage, increase neural activation, or prevent blood and oxygen from entering the muscle during a set. Few exercises do all three, but the constant tension alternate curl does.
You have to constantly force your body to do what it's not used to doing. Here are two progression methods that'll stick a firecracker up your lazy butt.
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.
Has your bench been stuck so long you've considered loading up the bar to your usual weight and just welding the damn plates on? If that's true, it's time to bust through that pesky plateau.
As a member of an elite Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewman team that often finds itself in the Third World, Craig Weller has learned to improvise when it comes to his workouts.
You've spent 6 months trying to add a quarter inch to your arms. Dr Darden has just one question: “Why take 6 months to do it when you could do the same thing in 2 weeks?” Here's how...
You've spent the spring and summer training to look good on the beach. As a result, you now have the chest and arms of a silverback gorilla, but the thighs and calves of a pink flamingo. Time to fix that.