To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.
This article is going to give you a basic off-season template and the options necessary to build freaky athletes.
Band training for accommodating resistance, variable resistance, and max acceleration.
Break Out of the Rep Range Rut!
Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?
The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.
Replace some of your usual exercises with the ones here. Mix things up and start making progress again.
If you're stuck in a rut and you've been training for more than a year, this program will induce appreciable strength and size gains.
There's nothing more frustrating than committing to a training program that doesn't pan out. This is equally true for an athlete who might work hard yet still falls short of his expectations and the strength coach whose biggest satisfaction comes from the great strides his athletes make.
Single-leg exercise options to help you achieve all your strength and physique goals. Check ’em out.
A while back here at T-Nation, I released a series on what I called Pendulum Training. This is basically a training system that has you switching from structural training to functional training every week.
Try a few of these little-used, but extremely effective exercises and break out of your training rut.
What if you only had one dumbbell to train with? Actually, you’d get a great workout if you followed this plan. Check it out.
Skinny? Interested in packing on muscle mass and having the strength to back it up? This program is for you.
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.
Here’s the sequel to one of our most popular training plans. Check it out.
Break out of your training rut and adopt some challenging new exercises. Here are 8 to test out.
Here are eight exercises you've probably never tried. Shake up your next workout.
Back in December, Coach Thibaudeau introduced T-Nation to Pendulum Training, his particular style of non-linear periodization, then he applied this effective approach to bodybuilding. Now, the big bald Canadian is tackling powerlifting. This should be interesting!
Five forgotten muscles you need to train to reach your strength and performance goals.
Sets, reps, time under tension, rest periods, and everything you need to know to DIY the right plan for you.
The 9 keys to pulling bigger, badder deadlifts.
Non-Linear Periodization for Maximum Gains
Get Functional, Get Structural, Get Started!
If you think you're way beyond this basic advice, think again. Warning: Not for snowflakes.