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The Training Quiz for Smartasses

A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.

The Tabata Method

The T Nation article that ignited the whole Tabata craze. Check it out.

40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 1

To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.

Designer Athletes

This article is going to give you a basic off-season template and the options necessary to build freaky athletes.

Rubber Vs. Iron

Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.

Beans and Nuts

The best beans and nuts to eat, plus why you shouldn’t worry about so-called anti-nutrients.

Strength-Focused Mesocycle

Over the past year or so, I've been swamped with requests from readers who want a program that focuses solely on maximal-strength development. What I'm referring to is a maximal-strength focused program that doesn't induce bodyweight from hypetrophy.

Reps You've Never Tried

Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!

My, That's A Nice Snatch You Have... 2

In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.

Meet Lonnie Lowery

An Interview with the Warrior Nerd, Lonnie Lowery, PhD

The Mutation Series - Part 3 Continued

My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.

The Mutation Series - Part 3

In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.

Practical Fats

What you need to know about ingesting fats.

Exercises You've Never Tried 12

Replace some of your usual exercises with the ones here. Mix things up and start making progress again.

Triple Total Training

If you're stuck in a rut and you've been training for more than a year, this program will induce appreciable strength and size gains.

The Success Quiz

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.

Refinement Training

Get revitalized and ready for your next mass program!

Mental Muscle

The Psychology of Body Transformation and Peak Performance.

Single-Leg Supplements

Single-leg exercise options to help you achieve all your strength and physique goals. Check ’em out.

Neanderthal No More - Part 4

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Pendulum Training for Athletes

A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.

GPP ASAP

Improving your GPP (General Physical Preparedness) will assist you in virtually every aspect of training. Here’s how to do it.

The Stretching Roundtable - Part 2

Last week in Part I the coaches talked about stretching myths and how flexibility affects muscle size and strength. This week they'll delve even deeper into the subject, so warm up your brain, do some dynamic stretches for the frontal lobe, and dig in

Neanderthal No More - Part 3

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.