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Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

5 Ways Skinny Bastards Can Add Muscle

Besides eating like animals, hardgainers need to train differently to pack muscle onto their scrawny frames. Here's how.

Pyramid Method For Strength & Muscle

Pyramids are simple, logical, effective, and they just feel right. Here’s how to do them for best results.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

A Lifter's Guide To Marijuana

How does weed affect your fat loss and muscle building goals? Let's dig into the science and find out.

5 New Reasons to Train on One Leg

Single-leg training has many benefits you've probably heard about. Here are 5 you haven't.

Redefining The Female Bodybuilder

Let's redefine what it means to be a female bodybuilder. If a woman lifts to build muscle, she is one. And damn proud of it.

Hard Body Training for Women

Lean. Hard. Strong. These workouts combine explosive training, metcon, and a unique concept where you train the same muscles two days in a row.

The Strong Bodybuilder Program

A program that combines strength-building compound movements with insane muscle-growing giant sets and multiple intensity techniques.

4-Week Chest Specialization

If your chest is weak, you can't expect it to grow by only working it once every five to seven days. Here’s a better plan.

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Dips: The Upper Body Squat

Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.

In Defense of CrossFit

For all its flaws, CrossFit has done wonders for fitness. It's time we give credit where credit is due, even if CrossFitters are kinda annoying.

High Frequency Squatting

A bigger squat requires more squatting. Here's a unique way to squat frequently without burning out or breaking down.

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.

Master the Floor Press

The bench press may be everyone's favorite upper body barbell exercise, but its shorter-ranged cousin could be even better.

The 3 Best Rowing Exercises

You gotta row to grow if you want an impressive back. Here are three powerful variations you probably haven't tried before.

Upper/Lower Circuit Training

Drop tubs of lard off your waistline while maintaining or even gaining lean mass with weight training circuits.

Escalating Density Training: Revisited

With EDT, sets and reps don't matter. Just pick two exercises, set your stopwatch, and get to work. Check it out.

The 30 Second Mobility Cure

The quick drill will make you stronger, more flexible, and more resilient…instantly. Check it out.

2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains

If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.