T NATION'S newest strength coach hates functional training, cardio, and yoga. He's also a bodybuilder who does direct arm work. So what's not to like?
Jonny Bowden pulls out his nutritional whipping stick and whomps on NO2 products, trans fats, and even poor ol' cows.
Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.
So you think you're hot stuff cuz you load up the leg press with 16 plates? Too bad that translates to about as much weight as your grandma can lift.
3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.
Science writer Gary Taubes has a simple message: Everything you think you know about diet is wrong.
Dr. Bowden weighs in on whether you can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time, the least-horrible fast foods, and drinking your own urine. Yes, really.
Chances are, you're either a fat bastard or a skinny slacker. Regardless, here's some advice that might get your mind (and body) right.
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.
An ab routine that not only trains every function of the muscles, but also gets you ripped.
A veteran coach borrows a page from Westside to create the Omnibus Method, a new template for hypertrophy training.
A veteran lifter weighs in on building bigger arms, how to assess your weak points, and overcoming the tyranny of bad advice.
Seven bad benching habits that keep you weak, and how to get rid of them.
In the booming fitness culture of Dubai, steroids are cool, pot is not, and good supplements are hard to find.
The first installment of our new series demolishes old ideas about getting bigger and stronger, addressing imbalances, and preventing injuries.
Dr. Bowden gives you the real truth about saturated fats, honey, fake health foods, coffee and much more.
Dr. Lowery comes out swinging against the high priests of high-carb diets and defends the honor of protein-loving meatheads.
Need some change in your exercise selection? Give these unusual but effective movements a shot.
A veteran strength coach riffs on deadlifts, squats, rollouts, and why he'd rather not have to explain why his athletes get so many strange bruises.
With all the cardio options out there, it's no wonder we're confused about the best way to incorporate it into our workouts! Coach Robertson summarizes the pros and cons of each variation and helps us with fat-burning program design.
Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.
Three exercises, 25 total reps with a 4-6RM. Don’t worry about sets, rest periods, or even reps per round. Do it. Here’s how and why.
What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.