This Tool Box series has become one of my most popular article sets to date, so why break with what's working? Here's the latest installment of this series designed to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and learn the finer points of strength development.
What can bodybuilders learn from powerlifters? A lot actually. Here are 6 examples.
I'm not sure there's anyone who hates TV commercials more than I do.
Understanding Various Strength Training Continuums for Optimal Conjugate Design
A regular Joe uses steroids and keeps a diary. Controversy ensues.
Instead of using one dimensional thinking and throwing rocks by doing cyclical modes of cardio, why not try to cover as many needs as possible in a short period of time with a circuit of exercises?
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.
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.
Gary Homann isn't your garden variety weightlifter. Sure, he's 180 pounds at 6% body fat. Sure, he had the best 500 meter indoor rowing time in the world last year in his class and he's been an ACSM certified health and fitness instructor for the past nine years. But Gary's also got a Master's degree in applied health psychology and is currently working on finishing his Ph.D. in psychology.
Moderation and Glazed Doughnuts
To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.
This article is going to give you a basic off-season template and the options necessary to build freaky athletes.
There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.
Single-leg exercise options to help you achieve all your strength and physique goals. Check ’em out.
Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.
Stretching is a lot like flossing. We know we should do it, we know it's beneficial, but a lot of us don't do it very often or very well.
Ready to undergo a major mutation of body composition? Here are weeks one through three of your next big transformation.
The Beauty of Multiple 1-Rep Sets.
High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth
Before it was a “health” food, soy protein was mainly used as cheap dog food filler. Here’s why you shouldn’t even feed it to your pooch.
Back in December, Coach Thibaudeau introduced T-Nation to Pendulum Training, his particular style of non-linear periodization, then he applied this effective approach to bodybuilding. Now, the big bald Canadian is tackling powerlifting. This should be interesting!
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
How to Identify and Correct Imbalances