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Louie Simmons on Explosive Lockouts

A lack of explosiveness has killed many a deadlift at lockout, and no one knows how to fix it like Louie Simmons.

Turning Pro: 7 Mind Hacks

An amateur has amateur habits, while a professional has professional habits. Which category describes you?

Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

Skinny Guy Builds 55 Pounds of Muscle

Former skinny-guy Justin Negrete tells you how he built over 55 pounds of pure muscle with T Nation and Biotest.

Burn Fat, Build Muscle With Forskolin

Forskolin mimics the effects of calorie restriction and exercise, even in people who aren't dieting or exercising.

Rest-Pause Training, Prison-Style

Rest-pause training will help you bust through strength plateaus while experiencing a T-shirt tearing pump. Here’s how do it.

Insights & Alpha Male

Your hormone levels can take a hit from sports or hard training in general, but supplementation can fix that.

Find Your Fight

What are you fighting for? Why do you do this? Answer that question and all this training and diet stuff will get easier and more rewarding.

Is Time Under Tension a Crock?

Slow-tempo sets extend the duration of a set and hurt like hell the next day, but they ignore important growth triggers.

Supercharge Your Shoulders to Lift Heavier

Do this simple test on your shoulders, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your bench, pull-ups, and press explode.

Change Your Thinking, Build Your Body

Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.

Back to the Roots of Training

Keep it simple, but keep it hardcore. No gimmicks and no fluff. Clear out the clutter with these 12 principles, then get your butt into the squat rack.

No-Nonsense Warm-Ups for Big Lifters

Take your lifting preparation as seriously as you take your lifting. That doesn't mean you have to devote half an hour to it. Here's what to do instead.

Upper/Lower Circuit Training

Drop tubs of lard off your waistline while maintaining or even gaining lean mass with weight training circuits.

4 Tough Workout Challenges

Structured routines are best, but sometimes you need to give yourself a challenge to see what you're made of. Give these a shot.

Embrace the Suck

If you never find yourself in the suck, then you aren't trying hard enough to accomplish anything. Every worthwhile goal is found on the other side of the suck. And there's only one way to reach it: get mad, dig deep, and fight.

Timed Carries for Traps, Arms & Core

Build a stronger grip, great abs, monstrous traps, and a serious set of arms with timed sets of heavy carries.

Violent Jump Squats for Dense Muscle Growth

Doing jump squats will make you powerful while recruiting fast-twitch fibers and giving you dense, muscular legs. Here’s what you need to know.

What's the Best Diet for Losing Fat?

What's best, a low carb, ketogenic diet, or one that's more balanced? Here’s what science has to say.

Training While Deployed

A 10-workout program designed to get you bigger, stronger, and combat ready, whether you're in the military or not.

A Way of Life

The gym isn't an escape from life's problems, but a way of solving them. A strong body makes for a strong person. Challenge yourself, test yourself, and grow.

Semi-Fasted Cardio Solution

Triple fat loss without losing an ounce of muscle: the smartest, fastest way to lose fat while doing cardio. Here’s how to do it.

Leg Curl First, Squat Later

Squats rule, but doing hamstring curls first will make your legs even bigger and your squats even stronger. Here’s why.

To Lose Fat, Eat More Early

The most important time to get the right nutrients into your body is around the workout, but breakfast is crucial, too. Here’s why.