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Tip: How to Peak for a Powerlifting Meet

The truth about supercompensation, plus strategies for pre-competition nutrition and supplementation.

Tip: Do SST for a Mind-Blowing Pump

Scientists find that a particular style of training can immediately stretch out the seams of your T Nation shirt. Info here.

Tip: BFR for Big Arms

Blood flow restriction training. Occlusion training. Kinda-crazy training. Whatever you call it, it works. Here's what you need to know.

4 Reasons You've Got No Rear Delts

The rear delts are arguably the hardest muscle to isolate. Here are 4 things you can do to start feeling your delts, probably for the very first time.

Tip: 7 New Ways to Attack Your Core

Your abs will look great and you'll develop the full-body tension needed for the big lifts. And your abs will look great. Wait, did we mention that?

3 Psych Skills for Strength Training

Are you standing in the way of your own goals? Here’s how to tackle the mental side of getting bigger, leaner, and stronger.

Tip: Nail the Walking Lunge

Grab a barbell and take a walk. Here's the right way to lunge.

Build a Monster Squat

Wanna squat more weight? Your weakest links must get stronger. Here's how to find and fix them.

Tip: One. Heavy. Rep.

How to warm up for a one-rep max, plus why you should probably be using a 3-5RM instead.

10 Game-Changer Biceps Exercises

Just when you thought you'd tried everything, along comes a treasure trove of great new movements and workouts.

Tip: The High-Bar Squat for Big Quads

It's hard to beat this squat variation for big quads. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Nail the Back Lever. Here's How

The full-body tension and bracing you'll get from this exercise will improve just about every lift you do. Here's how to master it.

Tip: Big Triceps, No Elbow Pain

Build stronger triceps – without all the wear and tear – by using X cables. Try these inflammation-free exercises.

Tip: Get Stronger Overhead – 3 Exercises You Need

These accessory moves will help you build your barbell overhead press and a whole lot more. Check 'em out.

Thick and Wide: The Back Solution

Here's how to get a thick, wide back... and why what you're doing now is probably holding back your gains.

Tip: Bodyweight-Only Backside Training

Build your hamstrings, glutes, and back. No weight plates required. Check out these surprisingly challenging exercises.

Tip: Better Butts and Bigger Legs

Lower-body day just got more interesting. Here are two ways to make this move even more effective.

7 Variations of the Hip Belt Squat

Can't squat with a barbell on your back? Build your legs like this.

Tip: The Landmine Exercise You Need for Hammies

Blast your hamstrings and glutes with this new twist on the RDL.

German Volume Training – The Real Story

Lifters talk about GVT as a no-fail training plan for size. But is it? Not according to science. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Isolate with Fisherman Rows

Here's a better way to do dumbbell rows.

Tip: How to Build a Professional Butt

Isometronics will turn your peach into a pumpkin, fast! Here's what to do.

The Best Damn Cortisol Article Ever

It's been called the stress hormone, the belly fat hormone, and the thief of gains. But it doesn't have to be any of those. Here's how to control it.

Tip: Squat Day? Do This First

This little trick will make your squat feel strong, smooth, and stable. Check it out.

Tip: Why You Need to Rock n' Row

Guess what? The best form for cable and barbell rows isn't super strict, no matter what the Form Police say. Here's why.