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Tip: Adopt the Average Sucks Mindset

Stop saying you're in a maintenance phase. It only leads to slow regression. Here's why and how to fix it.

Tip: Test Yourself with the Renegade Row

This test will teach you a lot about your strength and athleticism. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Shut Up About Your Goals

Studies show that telling others about your goals makes you less likely to achieve them. Here's why, plus a better method.

Tip: Take the Texas Push-Up Challenge

Think you're good at push-ups? Here's your chance to find out.

Tip: Do This 2 Minute Drill Before Every Workout

Awaken the nervous system before training to recruit more muscle fibers. Here's how.

Tip: Start Every Workout With Pull-Ups

Use these two workouts to build your biceps and overall awesomeness. Check 'em out.

Tip: Stop Doing Fasted Cardio

To keep muscle and lose more fat, do morning cardio in a "post-absorptive" state. Here's how.

Tip: Ladies, Build Muscle to Get Leaner

Lift weights to lose fat. Use these 4 training tools for a smokin' physique.

Tip: To Build Big Delts, Train Multiple Angles

The big lifts are foundational, but isolation and time under tension are crucial for shoulder size. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Eat Oatmeal Pumpkin Cookies

These cookies won't make you fat, they're healthy, and they'll fuel your workouts. Get the recipe.

Tip: Take the 4-Minute Front-Squat Challenge

If you can do this, you're officially a bad-ass. If not, well, just trying it will make you a bad-ass. Check it out.

Tip: Do This to Make Push-Ups More Effective

Use the arrow formation. Your head and hands should form an arrow shape, not a T shape.

Gay Bashers: Even Gayer Than Bodybuilding?

Why are bodybuilding fans and gym rats often the most homophobic people around? Time to call them out.

No More Training Cults

Stop looking for a fitness cult to join. Start thinking for yourself.

Why We Lift

They say you can't chase two rabbits. But don't let the metaphors fool you. It's absolutely possible to achieve more than one objective under the iron.

6 Mistakes Experienced Lifters Make

You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.

5 Ways to Stop Being a Weakling

It's time to stop screwing around in the gym and instead build some jaw-dropping strength and power. Here's how.

Build 360 Degree Strength

Take the flexibility test, then use a unique exercise to build strength in new body positions. Your squat and deadlift will thank you.

5 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger

There's more to getting strong than just lifting heavy stuff. Here's how to keep the gains coming.

Triple Threat Core Training

Properly bracing your abs can immediately boost your strength. Combine that trick with three core exercises and you've got high performance and great abs.

Skinny Kid to Pro Bodybuilder: Amit Sapir

Born in Israel but he was raised on T Nation, Amit Sapir has gone from knowledge-hungry teenager to IFBB pro bodybuilder.

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

The Simple Cure for Weak Body Parts

Just about everyone has one pathetic muscle group. Here's a plan to make that embarrassment a thing of the past.

Do You Need the Olympic Lifts?

Do athletes really need to perform Olympic lifts to be fast and explosive? Not really, says this coach. Here’s why.