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9 Ways to Get Better in the Gym

Great tips and strategies to help you reach your strength and physique goals. Check ‘em out.

Hellfire Reps

A simple technique that forces you to use better form and full range of motion. It'll burn like heck, but you'll like the results!

The Toughest Way to Do a Set

One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!

Burn Reps for Anabolic Growth

To extend time under tension and trigger key anabolic responses, do “burn reps” at the end of a set until you have nothing left in the tank.

4 Scary New Ways to Squat

When you live in a dangerous world you sometimes need to train in a "dangerous" manner to be ready for it.

Big Guys Use Bad Form

What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.

Dieting: A Rant

Have you ever had to go out to eat with a group of people while you're on a strict diet? Dave Tate feels your pain.

How to Fix CrossFit

CrossFit hurts a lot of people, and the goal of exercise is to make you better, not worse. There's a simple fix, though.

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.

3 Mind Tricks for Hitting New PRs

You'll never hit that PR if your mind isn't in the game. Here's how to trick your brain into blasting big weights.

14 Tips For a Successful Year

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

The One-Bar Warm-Up

Here's a unique warm-up that uses just the barbell instead of bodyweight drills, foam rolling, or mobilizations.

The Specificity/Variability Paradox

To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.

The Kaizen Principle

Never be satisfied with your current level of skill or development. Always try to improve, in every aspect of your life.

Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

Embrace the Suck

If you never find yourself in the suck, then you aren't trying hard enough to accomplish anything. Every worthwhile goal is found on the other side of the suck. And there's only one way to reach it: get mad, dig deep, and fight.

Exercise Modifications For New Growth

Simple yet effective ways to turn tired old exercises into plateau busting, muscle building dynamos.

The 2 Minute Injury Fix

Compression wrapping is an inexpensive way to treat those troublesome knees, wrists, and elbows. Here's how to do it.

Explosive Days for Muscle and Strength

Training to be explosive is a triple win: you get stronger, bigger, and leaner at the same time. Here’s how to do it.

Smash 3 PRs in One Month

Train the assistance lifts more like the big three and watch your personal records fall like dominoes. Here's the full plan.

5 Tips From The Trenches

In-the-trenches coach Ben Bruno talks fat-grip work, recognizing training bias, and the power of the Dead-Squat Bar.

40 Squat Workouts in 8 Weeks

To make fast gains in the squat you have to squat more frequently - a lot more frequently. Here's how to make it work.

20 Reps with a 10 Rep Max

Build muscle and shed fat in 20 minutes with this new rest-pause workout... if you don't pass out first.

7 Movements For Mass

To build strength and mass, you need a steady diet of variations of these basic, heavy exercises.