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Understanding Various Strength Training Continuums for Optimal Conjugate Design

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Hardcore Stretching - Part 1

Hardcore training needs to incorporate (smart) hardcore stretching. Here’s why.

Diary of a Steroid User 6

A regular Joe uses steroids and keeps a diary. Controversy ensues.

The Superior Circuit - Part 2

In today's training world, most experts would agree that high intensity interval training (HIIT) performed after resistance training is the best way to get lean.

Eccentric-Base Training

When you think of science, the first thing that probably comes to mind is images of atrophied, goggle-wearing weaklings in white coats. Bulging muscles and inhuman strength are certainly not part of your mental image!

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 3

To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then work to bring them up. These exercises will help.

Return of the Prodigal Son - Part 1

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.

Exercises You've Never Tried 13

Thirteen interesting exercises you've probably never tried: new movements that'll break you out of your training rut and infuse some diversity into your workouts.

Top 10 Reader Tips

Over the last couple of months, T-Nation has been asking its strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their ten most powerful tips.

Training for Easy-Hard Gainers 2

Ecto-mesomorphs: the lean and lanky guys who've built muscle. Here's what they can do to stay on the gain-train.

6 Tricks for a Sexy Squat

How to improve your squat form and hit a new PR, even if you have bad levers.

10 Training Myths Exposed!

Nothin' but the Truth!

Lowery's Top 10 Tips

What do you get when you ask some of the world's top strength coaches and nutrition gurus to share their most powerful tips for dramatic physique changes? You get one hell of an article series!

Meet Lou Schuler

An Interview with Lou Schuler.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 2

A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?

Losing Your (Energy) Balance 3

Simple calorie draining techniques for contest dieters or people who just want to get lean fast. Check ‘em out.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 1

A diet expert shares his food rules for staying lean and building muscle. Check it out.

Stretching for Strengthening - Part 1

The truth about stretching without stretching the truth!

Suicide by Squat

In his classic 1984 book, Bodybuilding: A Scientific Approach, Fred Hatfield presented a model of training aimed at exploiting the adaptations provided by each of the three dominant rep ranges used in the strength training of that era (4-6, 10-12 and 20-25 reps).

Dirty Tricks for Higher Vertical Jumps

I've been called a wide variety of names over the past couple of years. These names have ranged from "guru" to "cheater." Frankly, I don't give a damn what people call me. The bottom line is that I get results with my athletes.

The Education of a Powerlifter - Part 1

This is part 1 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.

Violent Variations - Part 1

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 2

An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 1

An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.

The Pro-Maker

Joe DeFranco is a busy man. Right now he's training sixty high school athletes, thirty college athletes, and ten professionals. NFL agents keep his phone ringing all day long