I stumbled on a pretty interesting compound. It was called Conjugated Linoleic Acid, or CLA. Chemically speaking, linoleic acid is an essential fatty acid, the kind you find in flax and other oils.
You're sometimes going to eat a meal that's going to burst the seams of your shorts. Here's how to control the damage.
Creatine has been around forever, but you don't hear much about it these days. Does it even work? Should you be taking it? Here's what you need to know.
How to avoid getting ripped off when buying supplements.
A list of bonehead practices in the gym
It happened just the other day. A fellow gym rat cornered me at the drinking fountain and started complaining about a supplement he just bought at GNC that hadn't done squat.
Soy was once thought to shrink your balls and make it harder for you to put on muscle. Does current research back up those fears?
More muscle, less body fat AND a boost in testosterone? Check out this research.
The truth about milk, sports drinks, beer, almond milk, broth, coffee and tea, bottled water, and more.
What you eat will either be used by muscle or stored as fat. It's called nutrient partitioning. Here's how to optimize it.
Every generation of bodybuilders has its unfounded fear of certain foods. The current generation takes the cake.
The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.
As it stands now, sooner or later, your prostate will start to swell up like the dinner rolls momma's baking in the oven. At best, this unwanted hypertrophy will just obstruct urine flow. At worst, it'll develop into cancer.
Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.
Maybe we were all wrong. Maybe form really doesn't matter, at least when it comes hypertrophy training. Here’s why.
It’s time to shake up your training. Try out the exercises in this T Nation classic and get fired up again.
A new exercise is mentally stimulating. It turns your brain on, excites the nervous system and breaks you out of the training blahs. Try these out.
Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.
Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.
If you train like everyone else in the gym, then you're probably not training very well. Try these little-known exercises, stand out, and make gains.
Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.
The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.
Variety in training, used wisely, is one of the factors that keeps the gains coming. Try these odd but effective exercises to mix things up.
Weight training is like sex. It can get boring if you always do it the same way. Here’s how to spice up your workout.