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Build Great Glutes & Lats With Light Weight

Go heavy or go home! Or, you know, go lighter and actually get the results you're looking for. Here are 4 moves that don't require heavy weights.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

Tip: Total Body Training vs. Body Part Splits

Should you train a muscle group or two per day or your entire body? Here are the pros and cons of each method.

Tip: When Life Gets Hard, Work Hard

Successful lifters find comfort in discipline. Here's what you can learn from them.

Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.

The V-Taper Workout

Change the whole look of your physique by developing a V-taper: wider shoulders, tighter waist. This workout will get you both.

The 1 Rep Max is Dead

Unless you're a competitive lifter, there's little reason to do one rep maxes. In fact, a 2RM or 3RM actually works better for building strength. Here's why.

Bench Press Grip: The Magic Number

Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.

11 Training Tips for the Skinny Fat Ectomorph

Skinny fat: it's the perfect storm of piss-poor male physical characteristics. Here's what to do if you were dealt this bum hand.

How to Look Freakin' Awesome

Using simple formulas, Romaniello has come up with the clearest definition of “looking awesome” yet. You have to check this out to see where you stand!

The “One Lift a Day” Program

The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.

Tip: Fix Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Feel Awesome

Got lower back pain? It could be caused by this common problem. Here's how to fix it.

Tip: How to Read T Nation

We've been accused of offering conflicting information. Let's clear that up.

Tip: Why Do You REALLY Lift?

To be in it for the long haul, you need to come up with something deeper than just getting bigger or stronger. Here's what to do.

Tip: Do These Stretches After Squats

Run through these four simple stretches after a lower body workout and feel awesome.

Carbs: When, How Many, and What Kind

Should you be going low carb, high carb, or somewhere in between? What carbs are best? How should they be timed? We ask the experts.

Tip: Why You Must Push Press

It's one of the most powerful and athletic moves you can do. Here's what you need to know about it.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

The Most Hated Machine in the Gym

The Smith machine is used by bodybuilders, strongmen, and powerlifters. And they're bigger and stronger than you, hater. Maybe it's time you learn to use it right. Here's how.

I, Bodybuilder

No hype, no exaggeration. How to build muscle as fast as humanly possible. Get the plan here.

The 11 Laws of Athletic Muscle

Make the most of your gains by training like an athlete. Build muscle that performs as good as it looks. Here's how.

One Exercise to Rule Them All

Get your lifts up, get your gains up, and move the bar faster. Do the clean and press to get better at everything.

Nailing the Overhead Press

Successful overhead pressers lift with violence and hate. Here's all the technique cues you need to add to that aggression, plus a complete overhead press program.

Dips: The Upper Body Squat

Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.