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Training With Maximal Weights

The reason why your arms are on the puny side? You don’t train them heavy enough. This 12-week arm training program is based on heavy weights and smart science.

The One-Day Arm Cure

This all-day arm workout is completely nuts… but it works. Check it out.

Can't Add Size to Your Biceps?

Direct grip and forearm training can be just what you need when arm gains have stalled out. Here’s why, plus a full training program to get you started.

Achieving Structural Balance

Is your body neurally inhibiting strength gains? It can happen. Here’s why and how to fix it.

The 1-6 Principle

Like training hard and heavy? You’ll love this classic training plan that uses heavy loads to potentiate the nervous system for great hypertrophy.

The Top Ten Triceps Exercises

The best exercises for big, strong triceps. Are you using them? Check out this list.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Arm Measurements

When Johnny Weismuller - the first screen Tarzan - first swung across movie theater screens, he was considered to be very muscular. Kids all over the country beat their chests, bellowed their Tarzan cries, and dreamed of building up their arms to look like the apeman's. Too bad his upper arm measurement was a paltry 15 inches in circumference.

Back to Basics

Want more upper-body strength and size? Then you gotta do pull-ups and chin-ups. Here’s why, plus how to get better.

German Volume Training 2000

German Volume Training worked great, but it had some drawbacks. Check out the updated version of this famously brutal training plan.

The Periodization Bible - Part 1

Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

The Periodization Bible - Part 2

Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 1

Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

Solving The Post-Workout Puzzle - Part 2

Everything you need to know about post-workout nutrition.

The Truth About EMS

Can you really zap on muscles, get abs, and boost athletic performance with EMS? Yes... and no. Here are the facts.

Dirty Tricks

How to avoid getting ripped off when buying supplements.

Escalating Density Training

One of the most innovative and effective training programs we’ve published. Chances are, you’ve never trained like this.

Bedtime Story

About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.

Escalating Density Training - Phase 2

"The sheer effectiveness and brutality of the EDT program does not come across in the written word. This is a TOTAL gym experience"

Meltdown Training 1

Forget regular cardio. The future of fat loss is GH/lactic acid training. Here’s how to do it.

100 Reps to Bigger Muscles

There are many complex aspects of recovery, but one of the most important is nutrient transfer. Here’s what you need to know.

The Most Hated Man in Bodybuilding

To normal, untrained people, those who choose to lift weights to get bigger are considered freaks. Why, they say, would anyone put themselves through all that just to get bigger biceps and more defined abs? Are they obsessed? Do they suffer from low self-esteem? To the people who lift weights recreationally, professional bodybuilders are the real freaks.

Exercises You've Never Tried 1

It’s time to shake up your training. Try out the exercises in this T Nation classic and get fired up again.

Exercises You've Never Tried 2

Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.

Exercises You've Never Tried 3

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.

"Money" Exercises

The human body has a limited capacity to adapt to physical stress. As a result, it's important to know which exercises can give you the most bang for your buck. Including too many "limited effect" exercises in hope of covering all bases is a problem.