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The Lessons of Peyton Manning

Manning broke an "unbreakable" record. And the way he did it has plenty of lessons for anyone who wants to build his body.

Finding Flow: How to Get in the Zone

Reach your physique goals faster. Smash personal records. Make other teams fear you. How? Tap into the flow state. Here's how to do it.

6 Ways to Bring the Pain

Increase time under tension and trigger new muscle growth with these six lethal combinations of compound and static exercises.

How To Build A Tight, Rock-Hard Waist

Shrink your waist, maximize strength, and crush the big lifts with these core training techniques.

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  • Adversity Makes Us Stronger

    Like it or not, the truth is that successful people just work harder than less successful people. So drop the excuses, stop blaming others, and get to work. Here’s some motivation.

    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.

    The Paleo Hybrid Diet

    A “paleo” foundation plus some starchy foods and workout nutrition. Is this the most effective approach a lifter can follow?

    14 Tips For a Successful Year

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

    The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

    Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.

    No-Nonsense Warm-Ups for Big Lifters

    Take your lifting preparation as seriously as you take your lifting. That doesn't mean you have to devote half an hour to it. Here's what to do instead.

    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.

    The Return of Direct Arm Training

    You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.

    9 Ways to Upgrade Your Workout

    Supercharge your workouts and your results by employing one of these ball-busting program upgrades.

    Scratch List Training

    Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.

    5 Critical Training Mistakes

    How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.

    9 Great Ideas to Improve Your Workouts

    How to get the most out of rep schemes, your workouts, and your programming.

    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.

    The Hub and Spoke Method

    A new way to organize your workouts to quickly boost a lagging lift or stubborn muscle group.

    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.

    Tapping Your Full Growth Potential

    If you want to pack on muscle as fast as possible, build up those Type I fibers everyone else has told you to ignore. Here’s how.

    4 Things to Steal From CrossFit

    Hating on CrossFit is trendier than those hipster Ray-Bans your aunt bought you. There are some aspects of CrossFit that deserve your attention, however.

    5 Knocks to the Weightlifting Head

    A handful of ideas about lifting, food, and even life that will make you think. (Don’t be scared.)

    Foam Rollers Are For Wimps!

    All hail a smarter, more effective, more efficient, and decidedly manlier approach to corrective exercise.