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Direct Arm Training: Pros and Cons

At last, the definitive answer to the age-old question of whether direct arm work is really necessary for big guns.

Program Shock: Do the Opposite

Shock your body into building more muscle in just two weeks using Opposite Training. Here’s how.

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.

The Reactive Warm-up

Forget those long warm-ups that have you break-dancing across the gym floor. Here's something short and effective.

Vision Quest

The more challenging the situation we overcome, the greater our stature. The demon you swallow gives you its power. Eat up.

7 Rules of Conditioning

How to turn Testosterone-sapping, muscle-burning cardio work into something that burns fat and builds muscle.

The Specificity/Variability Paradox

To achieve a goal, you must train specifically for the task. But without variation you'll fizzle. Here's how to fix that problem.

Advanced Deadlift Programming

If your deadlift is stuck, you need more than a new exercise or technique cue to get it moving. You need a system.

Kickstand Back Squats

Check out this single-leg movement that provides all the benefits of unilateral work while still allowing you to go heavy.

The Kaizen Principle

Never be satisfied with your current level of skill or development. Always try to improve, in every aspect of your life.

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.

Manual Resistance Flyes for a Massive Chest

Regular dumbbell flyes can cause pec or biceps tears. For thicker pecs, try this smart variation on for size.

Insights & Alpha Male

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

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.

Lift Big by Bracing, Not Arching

A simple tweak in technique, in addition to saving your spine, can add 20-40 pounds to your big lifts, instantly!

3 Mistakes That Limit Your Gains

If your muscle-building progress has stalled, you're probably focusing on the wrong things, or simply not working hard enough.

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.

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.

Protein Pulsing for Muscle

It isn't necessary to eat six small meals a day to build muscle. Instead, you need to practice protein pulsing.