How one of our top coaches programs exercises, sets and reps, progressions and more. Check it out.
Despite years of anti-fat sentiment, it's becoming clear that the right kinds of fats can make you healthier, smarter, more muscular, and leaner.
Maximizing the neuromuscular system for greater hypertrophy.
Dave Tate is the co-owner of Elite Fitness Systems and has been involved in the sport of powerlifting since 1982. A true testament to his skills rests in the 10,000 hours of personal training and strength consulting sessions he has performed with novice to elite athletes. Numerous clients have broken barriers they never thought possible through the use of maximal, dynamic and absolute strength development methods.
Bodybuilding is full of colorful descriptions of various physique types.
In today's training world, most experts would agree that high intensity interval training (HIIT) performed after resistance training is the best way to get lean.
When you think of science, the first thing that probably comes to mind is images of atrophied, goggle-wearing weaklings in white coats. Bulging muscles and inhuman strength are certainly not part of your mental image!
Over the last couple of months, T-Nation has been asking its strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their ten most powerful tips.
The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.
Strong glutes make strong lifters... and sexy ones too. Here's how to get yours in gear.
A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.
Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.
Before it was a “health” food, soy protein was mainly used as cheap dog food filler. Here’s why you shouldn’t even feed it to your pooch.
Anabolic Stretching for Anabolic Gains
As part of an agreement with Testosterone Magazine, excerpts from my new book will be published in the coming months. These excerpts detail the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite athletes as well as those in non-athletic populations. The book looks at these drugs individually in a scientific manner, something not done to date by popular books on the subject or those less read books published for members of the scientific community.
Simple, time-tested, no nonsense habits that you need to get into when designing a good eating program. Check ‘em out.
A Revolutionary Training Apparatus!
Big Time Gains for the Part-Time Lifter
How many Mondays have you been to the gym, anxiously awaiting your chest workout, only to find that you have to wait 45 minutes just to get on a bench? It seems that every guy in the gym trains his chest on Monday; it's a foregone conclusion.
The MacGyver TV show was about a guy who made complicated machines or devices out of ordinary things. For instance, he could take down a helicopter with a fan, a dough-scraper, and some duct tape. Similarly, he could use a light bulb to make a set of lock picks.
Modern methods of strength development
Look around your gym. Most trainees lack the calf thickness to suspend a pair of double striped knee socks, let along balance out the size and symmetry of the lower leg. Now look in the mirror. Are you one of them?
New exercises, new format, new pain!
Interested in strength? Here's a training program, some training wisdom, and a little life advice from an iron icon.