When the hamstrings get too short or too stiff, you'll end up with a flat-back posture. Translation: You'll have no visible ass.
You have a bunch of dormant muscle fibers trapped inside of you just waiting to make you bigger and stronger. Why don't you give them a chance?
T NATION'S newest strength coach hates functional training, cardio, and yoga. He's also a bodybuilder who does direct arm work. So what's not to like?
Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.
Have your legs ever been compared to those of an ostrich? Keep reading and you'll gain the tools to cure your affliction.
It helps the powerlifter squat big weights and the athlete perform better, but what can the box squat do for the bodybuilder? A lot more than you'd think.
Jonny Bowden pulls out his nutritional whipping stick and whomps on NO2 products, trans fats, and even poor ol' cows.
Six days each week, do 100 push-ups and 50 pull-ups. Sounds simple and maybe a little crazy, but it works. Get the full plan here.
Behind every champion is a trusted coach who's savvy about drug use. T Nation talks shop with a physique competitor's secret weapon.
Four T Nation coaches (who are actually nice guys) debate biceps training. Read up. You’ll learn a lot.
Why a skinny and long-dead martial artist named Bruce Lee continues to intrigue and influence the bodybuilding world.
They can be a great tool for athletes and gym rats, as long as you know how to use them... and when to avoid them.
Dr. Bryan Walsh, the "go-to" guy for fat loss, says that being fat, having high cortisol, and being insufferably gassy can all be fixed with a few dietary tweaks.
This simple, fairly painless twist on a traditional chest workout will armor-up your pecs in a very short time.
Are calves an afterthought in your program? Yeah, that’s why yours are kinda sad. Make 'em happy with these exercises and workouts.
A 2-kilogram discuss traveled 140 feet through the air and landed in Dan John's skull. After that, he "rested" for five months. Now he has some interesting ideas about rest periods in general.
Most of you just have an ab, as in one non-distinct blobby area between your pecs and your naughty parts. Here's how to make your singular ab into plural abs.
When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.
Coach Boyle discovers a faster, safer way to increase lower-body muscle size and strength.
Five great exercises to hammer your quads. Some you know, some you don’t! Check ‘em out.
Eating more and training more can get you pretty far. But if you’ve stopped making progress, it’s time to reassess and do things differently. Here’s what may be putting your gains on hold.
A tried-and-true eating plan for packing on muscle. Check it out.
Too many bodybuilders ruin their waistlines by turning themselves into human fireplugs. T Nation coaches show you how to do it right.
Why are hamstrings usually underdeveloped on most lifters? Because most lifters only train a portion of the muscle group. Change that. Here’s how.
Charles Poliquin answers your questions about arm training. Check it out.