If you slightly change your grip or your stance on every rep or two, you recruit a far greater number of motor units.
A proven training system specifically designed for bodybuilding. Check it out if you want to grow!
Thibs lists five reasons why you're not growing (not including the fact that your workout consists of 5 minutes on the Thigh Master you found in your mom's closet). Oh yeah, he also gives some pretty cool quick fixes.
Is it possible to build muscle and improve your athletic performance at the same time? Yes. Here's how it's done.
This article contains so many training concepts and ideas that it'll likely keep your workouts fresh and productive for months to come. This is one you'll want to print out and save.
Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.
Lowering a weight slowly is a “garbage” eccentric. The key is to lower a weight that's close to maximum under control.
I've found nothing that works better than Neural Charge Training at increasing the rate of gains and enhancing recovery. You want to experience that? Here's how.
Neurotransmitter balance dictates your personality. If your training style doesn't match up, progress will stall. Here's how Type 3 should be lifting.
Thibs thinks you're looking kind of small lately. Says your girlfriend's been bad-mouthing your physique, too. Fortunately, he's taken pity on you and come up with some new movements for you to try.
The future of training is here. Your neurological type determines what kind of workouts you should be doing for maximum results. Learn your type now.
New to lifting? Here's what you need to know about nutrition. Check it out.
Not sure what to eat? Here are 14 nutritional nuggets, and how to accomplish almost any physique goal. Check it out.
Very few people have the experience to properly coach someone online. Here's how to separate the good ones from the rip-off artists.
High volume training for muscle growth that will also get you stronger. Sounds good? Get the full program here.
Big Time Gains for the Part-Time Lifter
In my last article, Pendulum Training, I introduced the basic principles behind a new way to plan your workouts. This new way of thinking is based on a frequent pre-planned variation of training objectives and means.
Back in December, Coach Thibaudeau introduced T-Nation to Pendulum Training, his particular style of non-linear periodization, then he applied this effective approach to bodybuilding. Now, the big bald Canadian is tackling powerlifting. This should be interesting!
Non-Linear Periodization for Maximum Gains
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.
Bodybuilding is full of colorful descriptions of various physique types.
Shock your body into building more muscle in just two weeks using Opposite Training. Here’s how.
Do less to build more muscle? The pros and cons of low volume training.
This article will be somewhat different than those I usually write. Instead of taking on one subject and detailing it thoroughly, I'm going to talk about several training tips, exercises, or methods that I find effective.
Christian Thibaudeau's transformation from dud to stud put him on the map. Looking back, he'd do things a whole lot differently and a whole lot better. Check it out.