Dan John explains how to live the perfect life, inside the gym and outside the gym.
The barbell can accomplish just about any fitness goal - just not all at the same time. Here's how to add a method to this training madness.
Which are better, tough diets and tough workouts or reasonable diets and reasonable workouts? Maybe you need to mix and match a little.
It's time to see what you're really made of. These deceptively simple workouts build muscle, burn fat, and increase overall fitness... fast.
If you love the way the ladder method simplifies training, use it for your entire workout. Here's how.
Get out of your comfort zone. Literally. Here's why you need to train outside and a few fun ways to do it.
Sounds crazy, but counting how many times you can make a dot on a page with a pencil can tell you a lot about your nervous system. Info here.
This simple test will tell you a lot about how much mobility, flexibility, or posture work you need. Check it out.
Take this quick test of grip strength, then ramp it up and see if you can pass the 5 minute pull-up challenge.
Can you pull two reps of at least 315 pounds every minute? If not you're either weak or out of shape. Check out the test.
Three things every lifter and athlete should be doing. Get the details here.
Deadlifts, overhead presses, and farmer's walks are the most important exercises. Here's why.
This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.
Ramp up your conditioning with only one kettlebell and your bodyweight. Here's the workout.
Improve your conditioning, grip strength, traps and just about everything else with this tough test.
You've seen it. You've done it. We all do it. Stop doing it.
The more efficient you are at an exercise, the less fat you'll burn. Here's why, plus a better way.
Four new ways to use the infamous Tabata method, plus some dumb ideas to avoid.
The T Nation article that ignited the whole Tabata craze. Check it out.
It looks crazy, but this workout gadget, which you can make yourself, will kick your butt. Here’s how.
Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.
I remember lying on the incline bench. It was an "old school" incline bench: long, straight, and red, with footpads at the bottom so you're literally locked in from heel to shoulder for every rep.
The venerable one dishes out an intriguing prescription for adding intensity to standard hypertrophy programs.
Why do so many lifters follow programs that fail to fit any of their equipment needs, exercise issues, volume or intensity issues, or personality? Dan John calls it the "Cinderella's Stepsister Syndrome." In other words, the shoe don't fit! Here's how to find the right shoe for you. Hopefully, it doesn't have a 6-inch clear plastic heel, you tramp, you.
What if you only had one dumbbell to train with? Actually, you’d get a great workout if you followed this plan. Check it out.