T Nation journalist travels to Joe DeFranco's gym to train with NFL prospects and learns what it takes to get in the game.
Five new ways to build muscle, increase strength, improve conditioning, and impress the know-it-alls in your gym.
Something you can do at home for five minutes that will add size to your chest and upper arms. That plus lots of other cool stuff. Check out the list.
The best way to get an X-shaped physique is to build up the rear delts, forearms, traps, and calves. Jimmy Smith tells you how.
You can't develop a weak or unresponsive body part with the exact same training techniques that made it that way. So try this.
In part two of our interview, Alwyn Cosgrove talks about compliance, networking, and why aspiring actors should stay out of the fitness biz.
Dr. B reveals the ugly truth behind canola oil, along with discussions on the efficacy of rhodiola and whether there are any dietary aphrodisiacs.
A veteran lifter weighs in on building bigger arms, how to assess your weak points, and overcoming the tyranny of bad advice.
An ab training article for people who do more than take mirror selfies.
It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.
What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.
Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.
Does diet soda make you fat? Is chia better than flax? Will tuna make your mercury rise? Dr. Bowden has the answers.
6 ways to pack on muscle, from adjusting heel position to build freaky quads to slowing down rep speed for gargantuan biceps.
The economy is ailing, but that's no reason to quit your gym membership and eat out of dumpsters.
A female powerlifter offers lessons in dedication, perseverance, and the mysterious ways the iron seduces all of us.
Muscle insulin sensitivity, lifting tempo, and how to use control days to maximize your mass phase.
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.
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.
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.
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."
How to figure out how much protein you really need for muscle gain and fat loss.
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.