Strong muscles are awesome, but weight training can teach you lessons that go far beyond the gym. Here they are.
You won't get strong, skilled, or jacked if you're always trying to heal from injuries. Here's what's causing the most problems.
If your back training program involves nothing but machine pulldowns, then put on a frilly pink dress 'cause you're training like a little girl!
What “missing” exercise would give you the most benefits if you added it to your program? We asked 10 pros. Their answers will surprise you.
The "lumberjack squat" isn't what people in the logging industry head off to do behind a large poplar tree after having a hearty breakfast of bran flakes. Instead, it's a helluva' cool squatting movement that doesn't compress the spine.
This is probably the most blistering, pain-inducing calf routine you'll ever try. Make sure you first line up some Boy Scouts working on their merit badges to help you walk from your bed to the bathroom.
A simple guide to help you lose fat quickly while using Hot-Rox.
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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.
It's potentially the best hamstring exercise known to man, but it may also be the most difficult and the most humbling. Luckily, even doing it half-assed is hugely effective.
T Nation talks to model and figure competitor Jelena Abbou. Check it out.
Break out of your training rut and build some new biceps mass with the drag curl! It's not easy, you'll look like a gimp doing it, and you'll have to use sissy resistance. What more could you ask for in an exercise?
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.
It may just be the biggest of the big compound movements. Find out why this hellacious exercise is a favorite of Charles Poliquin!
Being lean, strong, and muscular is awesome. But can the pursuit of fitness take a bad turn down a dark path? Yep. Watch for these signs.
In the 2001-2002 academic year, the NCAA spent almost three million dollars testing Division I and Division II football players for "anabolic agents, diuretics, and urine manipulators."
Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.
Hello, T-Nation peckerheads! I'm the Critic. My job in this new article series is to call out various T-Nation contributors and put them on the firing line.
The exorcism, the dominatrix, the pervs, the beatdown, and the case of the missing skivvies. Think your gym is weird? Wait until you read these stories.
We don't throw around the term "living legend" much around here because not many people deserve such accolades. But T-Nation recently sat down with a man who just might fit the bill: Dave Draper.
An interview with former pro Mike Quinn
What's the single biggest lie in fitness and bodybuilding? We ask 10 experts. They don't pull any punches.
It's time to get ramped up, jacked up and turned on. We ask 8 pros for their very best advice about training motivation. Their answers are surprising.
What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.
Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.