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The Sacked Back - Part 2

In this article I'll be focusing specifically on handling injuries to the lower back or lumbar region.

Abs on Trial

High intensity vs. volume training. Olympic lifting vs. powerlifting. High intensity cardio vs. low intensity cardio. The list of debates and disputes in this field goes on and on, and perhaps the most disputed area is abdominal training.

  • Abs
  • SOB Training

    First, a lesson in muscle hypertrophy. Then, a training plan that takes all that science and puts it into a training plan that you can personalize to fit your needs. Check it out.

    Consumer Alert: The NO2/Arginine Scam - Part 1

    NO2 supplements are still popular, which is weird because, well, they don’t work. Here’s why.

    The Taste of Success

    "Are you kidding, JB? You expect me to eat this stuff? Where's the taste? Where's the variety!?"

    7 Secrets to Rapid Recovery

    You get gains by balancing training stress and recovery. Here’s how to recover faster so you can train harder.

    Junk Training

    A Roundtable Discussion featuring Lonnie Lowery, PhD, John Davies and Mike Robertson

    Eat It

    Why in the name of Pavlov did I just eat that? I mean, the whole bloody thing!

    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.

    The Cat's Lair 6

    What is it about Canada and great strength coaches? For some unknown reason, the Great White North produces some of the world's best coaches and trainers, with Charles Poliquin, Christian Thibaudeau, and Charlie Francis being just a few examples. Now, another young Canadian is beginning to climb into the ranks of the elite: John Paul Catanzaro.

    Bottoms Up Training

    It seems that in every family there's always a black sheep, someone who just doesn't quite fit in with the rest. It might be your crazy Aunt Sally who's run off and joined a cult, or maybe your family has its own cousin Eddie of National Lampoon "Vacation" fame.

    10 Mistakes Coaches Make

    The Blind Leading the Blind

    Shoulder the Load

    Since I've started writing for the T-Nation, I've gotten 100's of e-mails asking me varying questions about the rotator cuff and its many somewhat magical qualities. While it may not be as cool as big quads or a great set of guns, a well-developed rotator cuff is sexy in its own, injury-free kind of way.

    Long Haul Training

    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.

    Diary of a Steroid User 5

    A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

    How to Fight "All Show and No Go" Syndrome

    his article is for those veteran trainers who have built a fair amount of size: are you seduced by mass to the exception of everything else?

    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.

    Lift Fast, Get Big

    Nothing makes PRs and gains stagnate sooner than training like a granny. Want to harden up fast? Lift fast.

    Old School Soldier

    Sometimes it's really interesting to dig into the microscopic details of training and nutrition, to dissect the body of academia and examine every little study. That's how we learn things. That's how we refine the science that later helps us get bigger and stronger and leaner.

    The Hard Body Manifesto - Part 2

    Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.

    The History Of Dieting and Take Home Lessons

    Moderation and Glazed Doughnuts

    The Hard Body Manifesto - Part 1

    Fat loss is a hot topic. Every month there are thousands of articles and dozens of new books telling people how to eat, how to exercise, and how to supplement to lose their flab. Now's my turn.

    Berardi's Top 10 Tips

    Dr. Berardi shares his best training, diet, and planning tips for serious lifters and athletes.

    20 Pounds of Untapped Muscle

    This posterior chain program might just give it to you!