The stretch-shortening cycle can be your best friend or your biggest enemy. Here’s what you need to know.
Forget space being the final frontier, it's the nervous system. Here's how to finally tap into what it's telling you.
38 years of under-the-bar experience, the best exercises, and why back squats still suck.
Harness the metabolic power of real food to build muscle, lose fat, and live damn-near forever.
Our resident judge evaluates T NATION readers and shows them how to improve their physiques! This time Clay evaluates a wanna-be competitive bodybuilder and a smoking hot figure competitor.
Slow down there, Hoss; you can't start pulling heavy weights from the get-go. Let us show you the proper progressions to make your deadlift truly worthwhile.
The perfect deadlift, a sample week of training, baseball talk, and Cressey admits to doing curls.
Steroids, cannibalism, sex cults, big benchin', and rule breakin'. Sounds like business as usual here at T Nation!
Did all that holiday snacking leave you stretching the seams on your Santa suit? Coach Chris Bathke has what you need to get back into fighting shape, fast.
Dr. Lonnie Lowery fills your noggin with the latest dietary fat research, including what fats you should be eating to gain muscle and lose that belly!
Our expert physique judge tells T NATION readers where their physiques shine and where they suck. How do you stack up?
Jim Wendler, Scott Abel, Dan John, Lonnie Lowery, and Shelby Starnes talk about some of their most fulfilling "case studies."
Bowden reveals the truth about organic food, grapefruit as a fat loss food (it works!), soy (it's still bad), palm oil, and other juicy dietary tidbits.
It's a battle royale between you and your body: you want to lose fat while keeping your muscle, but your body has other plans.
So what if your gym refers to the power rack as the "curl station"? There are ways to butch up even the wussiest gym.
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?
Why a skinny and long-dead martial artist named Bruce Lee continues to intrigue and influence the bodybuilding world.
When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.
Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.
Tough, tough love from 7 coaches; stuff that will make you pull the pillow over your head and shout, "no, no, no!"
New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.
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.
A T Nation contributor goes undercover to score a coveted CrossFit certification. Here’s what happened.