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5 Ways to Stop Being a Weakling

It's time to stop screwing around in the gym and instead build some jaw-dropping strength and power. Here's how.

The 5 Jackasses of Fitness

Let's improve the fields of fitness and strength training. How? By calling out these five types of jackwagons.

The 4 Most Debilitating Exercises

Bench press, deadlift, deep squat, leg press: Which one could mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?

9 Ways to Get Better in the Gym

Great tips and strategies to help you reach your strength and physique goals. Check ‘em out.

Finding Flow: How to Get in the Zone

Reach your physique goals faster. Smash personal records. Make other teams fear you. How? Tap into the flow state. Here's how to do it.

The Truth About Alkaline Diets

There's a trendy diet that claims your favorite foods are too acidic and causing a host of problems, including muscle loss. Here's the real science.

6 Ways to Keep Getting Stronger

Never stop making gains. Never hit a plateau. Never stop getting stronger. Here's how.

Stimulants & Explosive Performance

Stimulants can really get you amped up for a tough workout, but do they have other effects as well? Dr. Lowery hooked himself up to fancy lab equipment to find out.

Planned Brutality

There are plenty of ways to ratchet up the intensity of a set, like forced reps, Tom Platz iso-holds, and rest/pause sets, but you need to apply them in two-week waves.

The Daily Squat Cure

A single "squat day" isn't going to cut it anymore. Bring up your Olympic lifts by starting every workout with squats. Here’s how.

4 Cracks in Your Programming

Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.

4 Scary New Ways to Squat

When you live in a dangerous world you sometimes need to train in a "dangerous" manner to be ready for it.

Eating Clean vs. Orthorexia

Every generation of bodybuilders has its unfounded fear of certain foods. The current generation takes the cake.

The Olympic Deadlift

Olympic deadlifts activate your CNS and cause explosive growth in your hamstrings, calves, traps, and back.

Training Hard vs. Training Smart

Are you a geek or a meathead? There's a sweet spot to be found between training hard and training smart. In that sweet spot lies success.

Mark Dugdale Doubles Training, Hungry for More

"It used to take me five days to recover from a hard workout. Now, I'm able to train seven days a week, and chomping at the bit to hit legs twice."

Micro-Mod Sets For Mass

If you slightly change your grip or your stance on every rep or two, you recruit a far greater number of motor units.

Bodybuilder Big, Powerlifter Strong

How to use a blend of heavy and moderate loads for specific TUTs to trigger both sarcoplasmic and myofibrillar hypertrophy.

Pull the Hypertrophy Trigger

Wild, neuro-science based methods to recruit and fatigue the maximum number of motor units with each exercise.

Skinny Kid to Pro Bodybuilder: Amit Sapir

Born in Israel but he was raised on T Nation, Amit Sapir has gone from knowledge-hungry teenager to IFBB pro bodybuilder.

Leverage-Disadvantage Squat Plan

To build up your squat, ignore things you're good at and spend time doing things that make you downright uncomfortable.

Which Wolf Are You Feeding?

Are you scanning the world for excuses or opportunities? Read this, get your act together, and reach your goals.

Does Lifting Boost Testosterone?

Does manipulating your hormone levels through exercise actually lead to more muscle? Or is that Broscience 101?

The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.