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Bulk Up, Cut Up! 3

Thib, you seem to be able to come up with a lot of new and effective exercises. Got any more that I could use to spice up my training?

Minimal Time, Maximum Workout

Got 20 minutes? Then you have time for a great workout. Follow these guidelines.

Back to McGill

If you're a lifter with back problems you'll want to read this. If you're a lifter without back problems you'll still want to read this.

Nervous Muscle

It's very apparent to me that there are many coaches and fitness writers who don't understand the nervous system. I'm not the least bit surprised because your nervous system is arguably the most complex and ambiguous system in your body.

The Athlete Diet

From North American Diet to Athlete Diet: Tips for Making the Transition

Slammer Muscle

These twelve tips, compiled by ex-con Jay Mullins, will help Cy (or you, if you find yourself in a similar situation) make the best of his time in the Big House.

A Return to the Golden Age - Part 2

When many of us think of perfect physiques, we think of those belonging to Golden Age bodybuilders. These champions of the past were muscular, strong, healthy, and athletic. It's cliche but it's true: women wanted them; men wanted to be them.

Core Training for Smart Folks

Improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and look better with your shirt off. Here's how.

  • Abs
  • 12 Tips From a Beginner (At Heart)

    Although I'm better known as someone who works with high-performing athletes, I started out–like most coaches and trainers-by working with "everyday folks", and interestingly enough, after 20+ years in the game, something unusual has happened:

    The Litvinov Workout

    If you're interested in becoming leaner, faster, and more muscular, keep reading.

    Exercises You've Never Tried 17

    Nine challenging exercises that you probably haven't tried before. Give 'em a shot this week in the gym.

    A Return to the Golden Age - Part 1

    Today, competitive bodybuilding is a freak show. From the late 1960's to the early 1980's - the Golden Age of bodybuilding - it was an art exhibit.

    Another Power Food

    Long before 1904 when J.T. Stinson coined the legendary phrase, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," apples have been a historic symbol of good health.

    40 Movements for Rapid Strength - Part 7

    When it comes to exercise performance, especially the more exotic movements I often prescribe, most people grasp the big picture but miss the finer points. To remedy this, I created this "toolbox" series to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises. Here's the newest installment!

    The Dave Tate Project - Part 1

    When Dave Tate needed nutrition help, he turned to Dr. John Berardi. Here’s what he learned.

    7 Reasons You're a Weakling

    Strength is the foundation of all athletic qualities. Here's what you need to do to build it and improve across the board.

    Build Your Own HFT Program!

    Drop the conventional body part split and take a high-frequency approach. Check this out.

    The Secrets to Body Transformation

    Losing fat and building muscle takes more than just training and dieting. Here’s what you need to know.

    5 Damn Good Reasons to Use FFA

    It’s tough to get enough healthy fatty acids through diet alone. Here’s why you should add them to your supplement protocol.

    6 Lost Lifters

    I'm normally somewhat of a bookworm and science geek, although – to blow a little sunshine up my own butt – I have to say, I'm getting better at reading people.

    Bulk Up, Cut Up! 2

    This new Q & A column is about building a muscular and aesthetic physique. It's not about breaking strength records or reaching speed and power personal bests.

    10 Things I've Learned

    T-Nation asked Cosgrove to tell us his top ten tips. He gave us 34.

    Full Body vs. Split Training

    Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.

    Top 10 Tips to Grow Bigger & Stronger!

    Ten things you should be doing to reach your size and strength goals.