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What You Don't Know About Workout Supplements

If you don't take care of workout supplementation, you might as well not train. Here's how to get it right.

In Defense of Deficit Deadlifts

Is the deficit deadlift a dangerous exercise, or is it a safe way to build super strength? Answer here.

My 6 Most Important Training Discoveries

Try any one of these powerful training epiphanies. It may be what markedly improves your performance and physique.

PLP: The 60-Day Challenge

Increase muscle gain and accelerate fat loss in just a few minutes a day with this simple supplemental workout.

Tip: Do SST for a Mind-Blowing Pump

Scientists find that a particular style of training can immediately stretch out the seams of your T Nation shirt. Info here.

Tip: The Perfect Anabolic Drink

The more you drink of this common beverage, the higher you raise your testosterone levels while simultaneously lowering your estrogen levels.

Tip: The Simplest Strength Routine

If you're sick of programs that are tougher to figure out than Sudoku puzzles, here's one that's refreshingly easy to learn.

The Squat: 10 Damn Good Tips

Squats aren't all that simple, but these recommendations are. Get under the bar and squat right with these tips.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

Tip: The Complete Guide to Ab Wheel Rollouts

There are two correct ways to do this exercise, then there's the way most people do it. Know the difference.

How to Hit a Triple Bodyweight Deadlift

It takes a special breed of animal to be able to deadlift 3X his bodyweight. Here's how to become one.

6 Weeks to Great Abs

Most ab exercises are garbage. But do these 4 types of ab movements each workout and those babies will pop through.

The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.

No-Weights Calf Training

Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

Bench, Squat and Deadlift: How Often?

Most people train the big lifts once or twice per week. But the strongest people in the world use a much higher frequency. Here’s what you can learn from them.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Genetics

Genetics do matter. But how much?

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

How Much Can You Lift (Wimp)?

If you can bench 300 pounds, how much should you be able to squat, deadlift, clean, or push press? According to one man, they’re all related. Here’s how.

Ribcage Expansion: Fact or Fiction?

Didn't it seem that the bodybuilders of yesteryear had bigger chests? (We're talking chest circumference here and not pec size, mind you.) Ellington thinks so and he knows why - it was all due to the all-but-lost art of ribcage expansion.

Tip: The Most Butchered Ab Exercise & How to Fix It

People do this exercise wrong. Don't join them. Try this variation and turn on your abs instantly.

10 Exercises for Big Triceps & Strong Lockouts

Hit a new pressing PR and stretch out the sleeves of your T-shirts. Add a few of these into your program.

12-Minute Workout Spikes Anabolic Hormones

Boost testosterone and growth hormone while smoking your hamstrings, glutes, back, and lungs.

5 Things Big Strong Guys Can't Do

Strong and muscular? Great! Now it's time to ramp up your ability to do shit outside of the gym. Here's how to unlock your real-world strength.