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The 6 Laws of Lifting

If your gains in strength or size have come to a halt, you're probably breaking one of these time-tested training principles. Find out here.

One Exercise to Rule Them All

Get your lifts up, get your gains up, and move the bar faster. Do the clean and press to get better at everything.

4 Reasons Women Must Deadlift

Deadlifts are great for women too. Not only do they make women lean and strong, they also correct posture issues common to females.

The Best Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

The 2-Second Pause for Big Gains

Pausing for 2 seconds during certain exercises can lead to big improvements in strength and performance. Here’s why, and how to do it.

Top 10 Tips from a Pro Bodybuilder

IFBB pro Amit Sapir condenses over 20 years of training knowledge into 10 tips for novices and 10 tips for advanced lifters.

Built for Bad: Strength Circuits

Strength circuits provide the perfect balance of heavy loads, rep volume, and work density to produce the very best gains in strength, size, and leanness. Get the plan here.

Max Out on Squats Every Day

A closer look at the Broz Olympic Method. Check it out.

A Monstrous Back: The Mountain Dog Way

Does your physique disappear from behind? Coach Meadows says you need a healthy dose of the two P's: perseverance, and pain tolerance.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

Big Back, Big Chest, Real Fast

Six days each week, do 100 push-ups and 50 pull-ups. Sounds simple and maybe a little crazy, but it works. Get the full plan here.

Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

The Prehab Deload

No matter your age, it's a safe bet that you're occasionally banged up from lifting huge amounts of weight. That's okay, but you need to to do a "prehab deload" one week out of every four.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

18 Tips for Bulletproof Knees

Here’s how to fix your achy knees, prevent injury, and keep the squats coming. Check it out.

Stuff We Like – Footwear 2

We asked T Nation fans about their favorite gym shoes. Here's what they like, plus some staff faves.

Lessons From a Change Maker

John Berardi, PhD, talks about food, fads, and playing the long game in the fitness biz.

Take 4 Capsules for Muscle Gain and Fat Loss

This substance approximates the effects of diet and exercise, even if you don't change your eating habits or go to the gym. Here's the science.

This Stuff is Better Than Whole Food

It might just be the most potent health supplement ever made. And it's virtually impossible to mimic its benefits with whole foods. Info here.

Tip: Foods and Supplements That Control Cortisol

Cortisol is necessary for bodybuilding, but too much at the wrong time can put the brakes on your gains. Here's how to take charge of it.

Tip: Calling Out the Internet Injury Police – A Rant

Safe exercises, dangerous exercises, and ass-clowns.

Tip: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated... Forever

Want to be lifting hard and loving life for the next 50 years? Here's how to do it.

Tip: Good Advice on Offering Advice at the Gym

That guy over there is using terrible form. Do you step in and help or not? It depends. Check out these guidelines.

Should You Go Keto?

Is keto right for you? Here's an unbiased look at the problems and benefits of a ketogenic diet.