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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.

Turkish Get Ups Make You Awesome

Ready for a challenge? The Turkish Get Up will take your stability, core strength, and mobility to the next level.

Kroc Row Vs. Pendlay Row

If you want a big back, the Kroc row and the Pendlay row are the biggest, baddest rows on the planet. But which one will build more strength and grow more muscle?

10 Best Unilateral Exercises

How to get stronger and balance out your monotonous diet of squats and deadlifts with single-leg movements.

The Fallacy of High-Rep Olympic Lifting

High-rep Olympic lifting is rising in popularity largely do to CrossFit. But is it a smart way to train?

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

5 Tips For A Bigger, Badder, Overhead Press

You don't have to go through life overhead pressing candy-ass weights. Here are 5 tips to get you moving some serious iron.

Deconstructing the Dumbbell Row

Chances are, you're doing your dumbbell rows incorrectly and we're all laughing at you.

Too Much Muscle

T Nation talks to Olympic weightlifting coach Glenn Pendlay in this insightful interview. Check it out.

The Secret of Loaded Carries

Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

Shoulder Training: The Mountain Dog Way

The shoulders make the physique, they say. Here’s how to finally get yours bigger and stronger.

5/3/1 Reloaded

Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

The Real “Core” Exercise

Strong core, strong body. But you need more than traditional ab exercises to get it. Try these out.

  • Abs
  • Core Training for Smart Folks

    Improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and look better with your shirt off. Here's how.

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  • Westside for Bodybuilders

    You like to look good naked. Your training revolves around aesthetics. You're a bodybuilder.

    Erector Set

    Whether your goal is to build an amazing physique, a record deadlift, or simply put slabs of muscle on your lower back, try out a few of these exercises.

    15 Ways to Foam Roll

    Fifteen foam rolling techniques that'll get you ready for the gym much better than stretching.

    Tip: Save Your Knees Before You Squat

    Got knee problems? Do these three things to prevent the pain.

    Do Testosterone Boosters Really Work?

    Can supplements that supposedly increase T levels compete with actual testosterone replacement? Here's what you need to know.

    How to Keep Building Your Busted Shoulders

    Live with an icepack on your shoulder? These tactics for training through and around injuries (while also rehabbing) are mandatory.

    Tip: Do This Between Sets for Extra Growth

    Spend the first 30 seconds of your rest period doing this and you'll gain some bonus muscle.

    The Best Damn Supplement for Natural Lifters

    Plazma™ helps you train harder, handle more volume, recover faster, and come back stronger. Here's how.