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T Nation Twitter - Short Answers to Short Questions

Got barely enough time to check your email? The T Nation coaches cut to the chase to cure your training woes.

In the Trenches 1

Dave Tate, Bret Contreras, Scott Abel, Christian Thibaudeau, Eric Cressey, and Tony Gentilcore describe some of their favorite "case histories."

Best of Calves

Are calves an afterthought in your program? Yeah, that’s why yours are kinda sad. Make 'em happy with these exercises and workouts.

Best of Abs

Most of you just have an ab, as in one non-distinct blobby area between your pecs and your naughty parts. Here's how to make your singular ab into plural abs.

  • Abs
  • Best of Quads

    Five great exercises to hammer your quads. Some you know, some you don’t! Check ‘em out.

    Best of Hamstrings

    Why are hamstrings usually underdeveloped on most lifters? Because most lifters only train a portion of the muscle group. Change that. Here’s how.

    Best of Shoulders

    Unique exercises and workouts to help you build a great sets of delts. Check ‘em out.

    Best of Chest

    Five great pec exercises, some you’ve tried and some that may be brand new to you.

    Best of Back

    Seven great back exercises you definitely need to try.

    Advice You Don't Want to Hear 2

    Tough, tough love from 7 coaches; stuff that will make you pull the pillow over your head and shout, "no, no, no!"

    Best of Triceps

    Seven proven exercises and training methods to add some size to your sad little triceps.

    Best of Biceps

    Nine biceps exercises proven to work better than standard curls.

    Advice You Don't Want to Hear 1

    Chances are, you're either a fat bastard or a skinny slacker. Regardless, here's some advice that might get your mind (and body) right.

    Exercises You've Never Tried 19

    Need some change in your exercise selection? Give these unusual but effective movements a shot.

    Get Huge in a Hurry

    Proven, effective size training advice that’s a lot different than what you normally hear. Check it out.

    Caveman Speaks

    One of the best-built posters on our forums opens up about training, nutrition, and steroids in this honest, wide-ranging interview.

    Beyond Kettlebells

    Mike Mahler knows a lot of training bad asses but he thinks they're complete pushovers in their personal life. They avoid risk and couldn't make a tough decision if their lives depended on it. He wants to change that.

    Reg Park's 5x5 Program

    The proven way to build both size and strength that’s been working since 1960. Here’s how to do it.

    Partial Overhead Press

    Some call it the ultimate triceps movement, others call it, "that exercise that hurts the top of my head and makes me see birdies." Either way, you ought to be doing Partial Overhead Presses.

    The 200 Rep Challenge

    Need to shock your muscles into new growth? Need to make that personal trainer with the oversized head and youth-sized Under Armour shirt drop his favorite baby blue dumbbell on his toe? Then this killer workout is for you.

    The Glute Tri-Set

    Charles Poliquin invented this glute tri-set for alpine skiers, but it works great for bodybuilding purposes, too. It's also a good routine if you're an ass model, but there aren't too many of those around.

    One-Arm Barbell Eccentric Scott Curls

    Charles Poliquin is a genius when it comes to devising innovative, painful exercises and his One-Arm Barbell Eccentric Curls are no exception. They're guaranteed to hurt, along with eliciting stares from other gym members.

    Gironda Perfect Curl

    Bodybuilding legend Vince Gironda called it the "perfect curl". Christian Thibaudeau says it may be the best biceps-building exercise ever. With street cred like that, you just gotta' try it!

    The Deadlift Walk

    Here's the latest exercise to make you curse us: Imagine doing a heavy deadlift and then going for a stroll. Okay, that doesn't exactly describe the Deadlift Walk, but it comes close.

    More Poliquin Top Tips

    More great bodybuilding tips from Charles Poliquin. This time, Charles discusses his favorite power foods, how much protein is needed, whether soreness is a good thing, and a host of other eye-opening topics.