Christian, I really want to improve my biceps development. Do you think that supersets are a good training method to use for that purpose?
Although I'm better known as someone who works with high-performing athletes, I started out–like most coaches and trainers-by working with "everyday folks", and interestingly enough, after 20+ years in the game, something unusual has happened:
Strength is the foundation of all athletic qualities. Here's what you need to do to build it and improve across the board.
This new Q & A column is about building a muscular and aesthetic physique. It's not about breaking strength records or reaching speed and power personal bests.
Ten things you should be doing to reach your size and strength goals.
I get emails all the time from T-Nation readers who want to know why I don't write programs for the masses. About the only answer I can muster up is: "Because I have a conscience."
Well, maybe you’ve tried some of them. But maybe not. Check out the list and challenge yourself.
The fitness magazines are full of them. The bodybuilding rags are full of them. Even T-Nation is full of them: articles about how to lose fat and discover your abs. What's missing? Simple: Info on how to stay that way once you've reached your goal.
What do competitive physique athletes and sedentary housewives have in common? They’re both yo-yo dieters and suffer the same health issues because of it. Here’s how to avoid the problems.
How one of our top coaches programs exercises, sets and reps, progressions and more. Check it out.
Are you just getting involved in powerlifting with hopes of setting a new record or two? Or are you just a regular guy looking to increase your bench press? Whichever, the ten tips below will put you on the path to strength!
For several years, I was the Watson to Strength Coach Charles Poliquin's Sherlock Holmes. I chronicled his theories, revelations and discoveries. I like to think I played a small part in his success but in all probability, guys like Charles don't need any help; they get famous all on their own.
Since I've started writing for the T-Nation, I've gotten 100's of e-mails asking me varying questions about the rotator cuff and its many somewhat magical qualities. While it may not be as cool as big quads or a great set of guns, a well-developed rotator cuff is sexy in its own, injury-free kind of way.
Moderation and Glazed Doughnuts
Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.
Coach Staley provides his best tips that have made the greatest impact on how he thinks and trains. Check it out.
The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.
Over the past year or so, I've been swamped with requests from readers who want a program that focuses solely on maximal-strength development. What I'm referring to is a maximal-strength focused program that doesn't induce bodyweight from hypetrophy.
A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?
When you’re near the end of a strict competition-style diet, extreme measures are often needed. Try these tricks out.
Tips and tricks for replacing higher calorie foods with filling, lower calorie fare to keep you full when cutting.
In his classic 1984 book, Bodybuilding: A Scientific Approach, Fred Hatfield presented a model of training aimed at exploiting the adaptations provided by each of the three dominant rep ranges used in the strength training of that era (4-6, 10-12 and 20-25 reps).
An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.
How to Maximize Efficiency in the Gym