If you want to build huge muscles, you must continually challenge them by placing a greater demand upon them. If you stick with the same stress level month after month, you'll quickly reach a point where your body is used to the stress and won't need to adapt (i.e. grow) anymore.
What do competitive physique athletes and sedentary housewives have in common? They’re both yo-yo dieters and suffer the same health issues because of it. Here’s how to avoid the problems.
How one of our top coaches programs exercises, sets and reps, progressions and more. Check it out.
You're not supposed to be here. In this motel room, in this bathroom, backstage at this show. You aren't supposed to be seeing this. This private moment, this intimate setting, this unguarded emotion.
For several years, I was the Watson to Strength Coach Charles Poliquin's Sherlock Holmes. I chronicled his theories, revelations and discoveries. I like to think I played a small part in his success but in all probability, guys like Charles don't need any help; they get famous all on their own.
Since I've started writing for the T-Nation, I've gotten 100's of e-mails asking me varying questions about the rotator cuff and its many somewhat magical qualities. While it may not be as cool as big quads or a great set of guns, a well-developed rotator cuff is sexy in its own, injury-free kind of way.
Moderation and Glazed Doughnuts
Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.
Coach Staley provides his best tips that have made the greatest impact on how he thinks and trains. Check it out.
The author of the following article is a cop, a twenty year vet in an urban city's police department.
A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.
The best beans and nuts to eat, plus why you shouldn’t worry about so-called anti-nutrients.
A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?
When you’re near the end of a strict competition-style diet, extreme measures are often needed. Try these tricks out.
An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.
How to Maximize Efficiency in the Gym
Anabolic Stretching for Anabolic Gains
Bas Rutten might just be the ultimate T-man. This 6'1", 220-pounder is a former Ultimate Fighting Champion and three time King of Pancrase.
How many Mondays have you been to the gym, anxiously awaiting your chest workout, only to find that you have to wait 45 minutes just to get on a bench? It seems that every guy in the gym trains his chest on Monday; it's a foregone conclusion.
While I do my best try to stay abreast of the latest nutrition and supplement research, once in a while I find myself totally ignorant to an important topic or sound body of literature.
Breathing isn't one of those things we normally think about. Being the morons that we are – according to the general public, at least – bodybuilders generally prefer to devote our limited brain power towards things which seem more pertinent, such as calculating food intake or figuring out which tank top will make our guns look the biggest (okay, maybe that one's just me).
An interview with champion powerlifter Mike Miller
An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau
How to cheat on your diet and look even better