Volume, frequency, density, intensity, and intensiveness. Here’s what you need to know about each to train right for your goals.
Unbeknownst to most, rest periods are a critical part of defining the body you want, and there's actually a science behind it, too.
You're doing your mobility drills and foam-roller work, but you're still in pain. If that sounds like you, maybe you need "muscle activation training."
Faulty lunges, squats, and stretches can make you worse off than you were before entering the gym. Check these out before it's too late.
Eureka! A mainstream nutrition book that pretty much agrees with everything T-Nation's been preaching about for the last 10 years! Chris Shugart interviews the wise, wise author.
This week Thibs presents a "Survivor" inspired workout where you do four basic strength-exercises in a circuit. As soon as you reach failure on a particular movement, it gets "voted off the island."
Erick Minor's got a bone to pick: he keeps encountering personal trainers who make assertions about training athletes that just don't pan out in real life conditions, i.e. the gym and the athletic field.
You have to constantly force your body to do what it's not used to doing. Here are two progression methods that'll stick a firecracker up your lazy butt.
How to figure out how much protein you really need for muscle gain and fat loss.
You're punks. All of ya'. All of ya' under 25 or so, that is. Mike Mahler calls you "Generation Ent," for Entertainment, meaning you need to be constantly entertained. Well stand by to be entertained, in a manner of speaking.
It's not always a good idea to do deep squats, overhead presses, or dips, and why is it that fat-bastard bicyclists wear Spandex shorts anyhow? The answers to these mysteries and more in today's article.
Dave Tate has spent thousands of hours under the bar and training strong lifters to get even stronger. Listen up or stay weak.
The Canadian Vin Diesel shows you which type of contraction (constant tension, stretch reflex, etc.) to use with different movements, along with explaining why you should absolutely keep your training sessions under 60 minutes.
Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
Crack open his cranium is exactly what some of you might want to do to Chad after reading this article. It seems the boy has gotten used to being flamed and now he's just beggin' for it!
Jack Reape painted all his 2.5 and 5-pound plates pink. Is he light in the loafers, or does he have a more serious intent in mind?
Tim's "Ah-Ha" moments have to do with the superiority of supersets over combination exercises, working abs first, the proper way to gain weight, debunking the stability ball myth, and a nifty little trick to make sure you're squatting low enough.
Three psychological concepts and ideas that can be applied to your physique transformation goals. Check ‘em out.
Mike Mahler knows a lot of training bad asses but he thinks they're complete pushovers in their personal life. They avoid risk and couldn't make a tough decision if their lives depended on it. He wants to change that.
If you've only been training for a couple of years, just about anything you do in the weightroom will make you stronger. However, those of you who have been training a bit longer need to pull out the heavy artillery.
How one man kicked drugs, lost fat, built muscle and transformed his life.
Maybe you're not injured and you don't plan on being injured. (Ha!) Regardless, this article contains secrets to the weightlifting universe that will help you understand how the body works and, as they say, knowledge is power.
How to use neurolinguistic programming to reach your physique goals.
Five healthy recipes you gotta try.