There's a term for people who don't do back-off weeks: pencil necked losers. Here's why you should do them and here's how to do them.
What happens when a powerlifter goes all-out for time under tension? Try 10 pounds of new muscle in just four weeks. Check this out.
Dr. Lowery white-knuckled his way around the country to get the first word about the research that could change the way you train.
Our panel of nutritional scientists answer your questions about protein, energy drinks, mass plans and more. Check it out.
Nine biceps exercises proven to work better than standard curls.
New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.
This is the United States of America. Like it or not, the bench press will always be the most popular exercise. Too bad everyone sucks at it.
Back pain will wreck your workouts. Here’s how to prevent it and how to fix it if it’s already too late.
Seven non-boring cardio variations to hopefully make your energy systems work a little more bearable.
Dr. Bowden weighs in on whether you can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time, the least-horrible fast foods, and drinking your own urine. Yes, really.
Four top strength coaches reveal the truth about ab training, sprinting, rep ranges, and more.
Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.
The five most common squatting mistakes and how to fix them.
Not a pro at pull-ups? Double your reps in just a few weeks. Here’s how.
A T Nation contributor goes undercover to score a coveted CrossFit certification. Here’s what happened.
T Nation journalist travels to Joe DeFranco's gym to train with NFL prospects and learns what it takes to get in the game.
Chances are, you're either a fat bastard or a skinny slacker. Regardless, here's some advice that might get your mind (and body) right.
Are hard gainers stuck with skinny calves and forearms? Is lower always better on squats? Answers to these questions and more in the latest installment of our series.
A few unique exercises that Cressey gives to all his athletes, whether they're baseball players, powerlifters, boxers, or ordinary schlubs.
You can't develop a weak or unresponsive body part with the exact same training techniques that made it that way. So try this.
In part two of our interview, Alwyn Cosgrove talks about compliance, networking, and why aspiring actors should stay out of the fitness biz.
In the first half of our two-part interview with Alwyn Cosgrove, the veteran coach talks about business, psychology, and the art of getting clients sore in all the right places.
Dr. B reveals the ugly truth behind canola oil, along with discussions on the efficacy of rhodiola and whether there are any dietary aphrodisiacs.
An ab routine that not only trains every function of the muscles, but also gets you ripped.