Behind every champion is a trusted coach who's savvy about drug use. T Nation talks shop with a physique competitor's secret weapon.
A summary of Coach Poliquin’s best stuff, from sets and reps to the best exercise choices for your goals.
This diet plan is extreme. It's extremely strict and extremely tough. But it also works extremely well. You'll be shocked by how fast you drop body fat.
Here's how Jones Trained Viator for the 1971 Mr. America
If you're interested in becoming leaner, faster, and more muscular, keep reading.
If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.
A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue
Classic muscle and bodybuilding lessons from Dr. Ellington Darden. Get 'em here.
Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.
The 7 best hamstring exercises you can perform at a regular gym.
An Overview and Sample Program
Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"
Everything you ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.
In Part I of this article, I carefully picked out seven of Charles Poliquin's principles and tried to make them a little easier to understand. Of course, as I mentioned, picking out only seven was a little like trying to pick my top seven favorite Hanson songs?okay, bad analogy.
Here's why all of us need to be a little more open-minded when it comes to eating for muscle gains and performance.
Lifters talk about GVT as a no-fail training plan for size. But is it? Not according to science. Here's what to do instead.
Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!
More tension, more gains. And that's where bands come in. Slap some more muscle on your body by adding bands to the basic lifts.
What are your trigger foods? Here's how to know and what to do about them when it's time to uncover your abs.
It's a hot debate right now, so let's cut through the confusion. Here's what you need to know.
It tastes amazing, it fuels muscle growth, and it makes your overworked joints feel better. Here's how to whip up a steaming cup.
Can't spend a ton of time in the gym? Build a physique that looks like you do. Make these exercises a priority.
Struggling with pull-ups? Do negative-only reps using a neutral grip. Once you can do a single, 30-second eccentric, you'll be able to do one good pull-up.