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10 Principles For Better Programming

The best training programs have ten principles in common. Is your lifting plan up to snuff?

The Toughest Way to Do a Set

One rep, three phases. This overload method will not only challenge you, it'll pack muscle on your weakest body parts, fast!

The Case for Broscience

If you're disregarding the advice of an experienced lifter in favor of the latest study, you may be doing yourself a disservice. And you definitely look like a punk.

4 Cracks in Your Programming

Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.

4 Ways to Test Your Recovery Rate

If you run a simple test every morning, you'll know whether or not you should go balls-out in the gym that day.

Beware the Master Debater

The newest internet expert disregards in-the-trenches wisdom from big, successful lifters and coaches. He's great at debating, but not so great at building muscle. Do you even lift, bro?

Eating Clean vs. Orthorexia

Every generation of bodybuilders has its unfounded fear of certain foods. The current generation takes the cake.

Training Hard vs. Training Smart

Are you a geek or a meathead? There's a sweet spot to be found between training hard and training smart. In that sweet spot lies success.

Skinny Kid to Pro Bodybuilder: Amit Sapir

Born in Israel but he was raised on T Nation, Amit Sapir has gone from knowledge-hungry teenager to IFBB pro bodybuilder.

The Motivation Secret

When you've got the right goals in your training (and life), all the little things take care of themselves.

Lessons from Football

Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.

8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?

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.

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.

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.

Change Your Thinking, Build Your Body

Start bending bars and setting personal records just by opening up your mind to a few new ideas.

Embrace the Suck

If you never find yourself in the suck, then you aren't trying hard enough to accomplish anything. Every worthwhile goal is found on the other side of the suck. And there's only one way to reach it: get mad, dig deep, and fight.

The Return of Direct Arm Training

You don’t need direct arm training, just the big basic exercises, right? That’s what some say. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.

Scratch List Training

Structured strength programs are awesome, but sometimes it's best to just chip-away at training items you need to do. Here’s how to do it.

5 Critical Training Mistakes

How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.