Dr. B reveals the ugly truth behind canola oil, along with discussions on the efficacy of rhodiola and whether there are any dietary aphrodisiacs.
A veteran lifter weighs in on building bigger arms, how to assess your weak points, and overcoming the tyranny of bad advice.
Are squats and deadlifts all you need to work your core? Is it "bad" to do static stretches before weight training? Answers to these questions and more.
The first installment of our new series demolishes old ideas about getting bigger and stronger, addressing imbalances, and preventing injuries.
Christian tackles the myth of overtraining, why gymnasts and Olympic lifters look the way they do, and how growth occurs in spurts.
Dr. Lowery comes out swinging against the high priests of high-carb diets and defends the honor of protein-loving meatheads.
Need some change in your exercise selection? Give these unusual but effective movements a shot.
With all the cardio options out there, it's no wonder we're confused about the best way to incorporate it into our workouts! Coach Robertson summarizes the pros and cons of each variation and helps us with fat-burning program design.
Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.
It's not how many reps you do, or how heavy the load is that matters. What matters is how long the sets last.
What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.
Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.
Does diet soda make you fat? Is chia better than flax? Will tuna make your mercury rise? Dr. Bowden has the answers.
Bench pressing with Crazy Bells feels like having a wild animal tugging on the bar as you move it.
In this exclusive excerpt from his new book, Nate Green looks at the beliefs and behaviors that keep skinny guys skinny and fat guys fat.
Eric tells you what to do if your knee, shoulder, or back hurts, but you still want to work out.
In Part 2 of his series, Mahler shows you how to get big and strong without ever getting bored with your workouts.
6 ways to pack on muscle, from adjusting heel position to build freaky quads to slowing down rep speed for gargantuan biceps.
The economy is ailing, but that's no reason to quit your gym membership and eat out of dumpsters.
He's the newest addition to the T NATION line-up, but Bret Contreras just may be one of the most innovative coaches we've seen.
A muscle-numbing routine for the most spectacular, but often most-neglected body part.
Eric describes how doing the YMCA song can help shoulder stability, why "your balls still suck," the right way to do a push-up, and how to do a DB Overhead Reverse Lunge.
Using dead stop movements to blow past a sticking point; how ab work has nothing to do with building a six-pack; and how you should blow-torch the treadmill and burn fat in a way that works.
As a young man in the iron game, Mike was surrounded by people who drank the pro-bodybuilder Kool-Aid. He never squatted ('cause it hurts your knees) and never deadlifted. Now he knows better.