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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Weight training wisdom from Dan John, blended with cool techniques and routines that will make you want to rush off to the gym.
When you go all-in with one training philosophy - whether it's bodybuilding, powerlifting, or CrossFit - you set yourself up for a lifetime of repercussions, including lots of embarrassment.
Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.
The power clean just might be the best barbell exercise you aren't doing. Here’s why you should make it a part of your program.
Heavy carries muscle you up, improve your core strength, and beat the crap out of cardio!
Use that thumping heart and that mad-dog-mean you feel to blast through any physical challenge.