Barbell thrusters are known for hypertrophy + heart-pounding intensity, but they have a lot of drawbacks. Here are two better methods.
Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.
Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.
Heavy barbell training is the best way to build strength. And everything about sports performance gets better when you're stronger.
Is the kipping pull-up a legit movement or an exercise abomination? You may be surprised.
CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?
Plenty of athletes cheat, but surely not CrossFit Games competitors. After all, it's drug tested so they can't take PEDs, right? (Wrong.)
Are bodybuilders or CrossFitters athletes? Are bodybuilding and CrossFit even sports? You might not like the answers.
Powerlifter, Olympic lifter, and bodybuilder Christian Thibaudeau became a CrossFit athlete for three months. Here are the lessons he learned.
Most training programs will deliver results, but are those the results you really want? Let's look at two popular methodologies.
Christian Thibaudeau used to make fun of CrossFit athletes, but since he began coaching them, they've taught him a few valuable things... along with earning his respect.
For all its flaws, CrossFit has done wonders for fitness. It's time we give credit where credit is due, even if CrossFitters are kinda annoying.
CrossFit hurts a lot of people, and the goal of exercise is to make you better, not worse. There's a simple fix, though.
A CrossFit athlete severs his spine during a competition. Freak accident or something that could have been prevented?
CrossFit is the greatest thing ever to happen to barbell training, except for all the awful parts of it.
Are high-rep Oly lifts dangerous? Will they fail to make you strong? Here's what a variety of experts have to say.
High-rep Olympic lifting is rising in popularity largely do to CrossFit. But is it a smart way to train?
Hating on CrossFit is trendier than those hipster Ray-Bans your aunt bought you. There are some aspects of CrossFit that deserve your attention, however.
A T Nation contributor goes undercover to score a coveted CrossFit certification. Here’s what happened.
Is CrossFit a cult? Are its workouts insane? We answer those questions, and many more, in this investigation.