The Blind Leading the Blind
I get emails all the time from T-Nation readers who want to know why I don't write programs for the masses. About the only answer I can muster up is: "Because I have a conscience."
Most coaches hate the Smith machine, but it does have a few (surprising) uses for serious athletes. Check ‘em out.
Is your training getting stale? Here are eleven effective methods to spark new progress.
A decade in the iron game packs on some serious pounds, in addition to teaching some heavy life-lessons.
It’s difficult to lift hard and heavy when your elbows and wrists feel jacked up. Here’s how to keep them strong and healthy.
Fifteen foam rolling techniques that'll get you ready for the gym much better than stretching.
Eric describes how doing the YMCA song can help shoulder stability, why "your balls still suck," the right way to do a push-up, and how to do a DB Overhead Reverse Lunge.
There's no such thing as isolation in training or in life. Everything you do, have done, and will do, affects everything else. Success is a synergistic – not additive – phenomenon.
Your quest for big, strong arms can get stopped in its tracks if you suffer a triceps injury. Here's how to prevent it.
Life getting in the way of your gains? Keep making progress with these strategies.
Like everyone else, I've had my role models and mentors who've looked out for me. My mother has taught high school English for over 20 years, so I owe a lot of my writing success to her. My father taught me to tie a tie and to remember to check the oil in my car. My brother, the accountant, is always a phone call away if I need financial advice.
How to fix the most common mistakes with rows, squats, bench presses and more.
Faulty lunges, squats, and stretches can make you worse off than you were before entering the gym. Check these out before it's too late.
Training ideas that’ll improve your squat, bench press, and even your abs.
Being strong isn't enough. You need to be strong for your size. That's the difference between relative strength and absolute strength. Here's what will get you there.
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.
It's not always a good idea to do deep squats, overhead presses, or dips, and why is it that fat-bastard bicyclists wear Spandex shorts anyhow? The answers to these mysteries and more in today's article.
Strength is the foundation of all athletic qualities. Here's what you need to do to build it and improve across the board.
Eric Cressey is like a Swiss cheese in a sea of Gorgonzola... oh, forget it. We were trying to come up with an analogy that was at least half as good as the training analogies Eric uses in this article, but we failed. Luckily, Eric was spot on.
How to make sweet, sweet, love to a ball and other wonderful lessons learned by Eric Cressey in the past year.
The most successful coaches stay on top cause they never stop learning. Here's what one of the best learned last year.
A little analysis is always good. But there's a point at which more won't make you stronger, and may lead to a lot of wasted gym time. Here's why.
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.
Learn the best and worst ways to use stability balls, BOSU balls, and exercise discs to improve your strength, health, and athleticism.