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The Education of a Powerlifter - Part 1

This is part 1 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.

Diet Planning for the Long Haul

Part Three of the Just Suck It Up Series

7 Habits of Highly Effective Nutritional Programs

Simple, time-tested, no nonsense habits that you need to get into when designing a good eating program. Check ‘em out.

The Weight Gain Troubleshooter

If you've had trouble gaining lean weight during mass building phases, here's something that will help.

Keep the Iron on the Bar

Too much dietary iron can wreak havoc on a man’s health. Here’s what you can do about it while still enjoying your steaks.

Five Ways to Go Deeper

How to Get "Ass to Grass" when Squatting

Train Long, Not Hard

You hear it all the time. It's one of the favorite sayings from high-intensity pundits and other "briefer is better" trainees.

Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 3

We here at T-nation just love them-there hormones.

Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 2

We here at T-Nation just love them-there hormones.

Exercises You've Never Tried 7

Weight training is like sex. It can get boring if you always do it the same way. Here’s how to spice up your workout.

Massive Cooking

Healthy, muscle-building food doesn't have to be bland and boring. These cooking tips are worth learning. Check 'em out.

4 Weightlifting Myths Dispelled

I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.

3-2-1 Shoulders

When it comes to weight training, the deltoids are unique.

Biceps, Fast or Slow?

A Research Study Analysis

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 1

It's been nearly two years since Lonnie Lowery and I teamed up to get our macronutrient roundtable on. First, we invited Cy Willson to share in an interesting protein discussion.

End Your Strength Plateaus NOW

EDT for Maximal Strength Breakthroughs!

Body Composition For Beginners - Part 1

The measurement of body composition is an inexact science, and outside the laboratory, it becomes an even more inexact science.

Good Fat and Where It's At

There are a lot of facts bombarding our gray matter nowadays. Pretty much everyone realizes that we live in an age of information overload.

Long Live Your Bench

I don't need to tell you how revered the bench press is. Along with exercises such as the squat and deadlift, it forms the basis of most strength training and bodybuilding programs. And it wouldn't be too bold a statement to say that the bench press is the most popular upper-body exercise in the world!

Advanced Upper Body Training - Stage 4

Bring on the Pain

Vitamins: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Have you ever been in a health food store or drug store and found yourself staring at a multivitamin bottle and wondering what do all these "ABC's" do and how much of each do I really need? Hell, I have.

The Turkish Get-up

Given the fact that most people wouldn't dare deviate from the norm in the gym, they never try some of the coolest, most interesting exercises available.

Big Bad Bench

To bench big you have to have a plan. And if you've gone beyond beginner status that plan will have to be strategic. Start with this.