Most strength coaches will categorize an athlete or client into one of three classes based on their responsiveness to training: easy gainer, hard gainer and average gainer. Let's take a look at each category.
We don't throw around the term "living legend" much around here because not many people deserve such accolades. But T-Nation recently sat down with a man who just might fit the bill: Dave Draper.
Strong glutes make strong lifters... and sexy ones too. Here's how to get yours in gear.
Although this article is aimed at athletes, if you're looking to get into shredded, athletic shape, try some of the exercises Coach DeFranco describes. You can practically feel the fat melting off your body!
The other day while standing in the checkout line at the local supermarket, I noticed a woman feverishly scratching one of those scratch-off lottery ticket thingies. I don't know what they're actually called, but I'm sure you've seen them.
Because you've gotta train ass in order to haul ass. Here’s your guide to athletic glute training.
Low-carb hype rules the day.
Warning: This is hilarious powerlifter humor and probably offensive to hyper-sensitive weak people.
A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.
The T Nation article that ignited the whole Tabata craze. Check it out.
To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.
A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.
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.
The best beans and nuts to eat, plus why you shouldn’t worry about so-called anti-nutrients.
Over the past year or so, I've been swamped with requests from readers who want a program that focuses solely on maximal-strength development. What I'm referring to is a maximal-strength focused program that doesn't induce bodyweight from hypetrophy.
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.
In this final installment, I'll cover some of the variations in more detail and I'll also be providing a training cycle that features the snatch as an "anchor" movement.
An Interview with the Warrior Nerd, Lonnie Lowery, PhD
In the first installment of this article, I discussed the various benefits of the snatch and I also hinted at the large number of possible snatch variations.
My bodybuilding training includes a bit more heavy lifting than most "regular" bodybuilding programs, and as such will lead to some significant strength gains.
In this last installment of this series, I want to give you a quick three-week physical peaking routine designed to help you gain some more muscle while increasing muscle density. You should also be able to lose more fat in this stage.
What you need to know about ingesting fats.