When your glutes won't activate during lower body exercises, they start to get soft and shapeless. Here's a simple way to keep them round and hard.
Strengthen your pull from the floor and your lockout with these two exercises.
Think the barbell bench press is a must-do lift? Really, it's not. Here's why.
Here's why, plus how to prevent the most common mistake.
If you think your muscles need to be "confused" every workout, then you're, well, kinda confused. Here's why.
It's a common form mistake and an easy fix. Here's how to do it right for better results.
Great stretch for tight hips, but easy to do wrong. Here's how to do it right.
A surprising study looks at the recovery rates of 20-somethings vs. 40-somethings.
Not feeling motivated? Here are three ways to snap out of it and throw some iron around.
Is your smart watch or fitness band giving you accurate information? Here's the latest science.
Pro bodybuilders, hot fitness chicks, strongmen, and even powerlifters sometimes use the Smith machine. Here's why.
Set your ego aside, use better technique, and build traps so big they impair your hearing. Here's how.
I've titled this article TNT (Tips-n-Tricks) for a very good reason. Many times it's the small things that make the biggest difference. Usually when reading a new book or article you walk away with one good idea. This one idea could've been presented in a paragraph or two. So I got to thinking, why not just provide all those great ideas in a format that cuts out the BS? What you're left with is pure TNT, the stuff great explosions are made of.
In his first TNT article, big Dave Tate cut through the BS and dropped some great training info on us. This week Dave provides us with a few more explosive tips and tricks, this time for the more advanced trainee.
Experts say crunches are worthless and bad for the back. Are they right? Here’s the real science.
Tony's about to pop a blood vessel! He's watching people do moronic stuff in the gym and he's pissed!
T Nation talks to Olympic weightlifting coach Glenn Pendlay in this insightful interview. Check it out.
Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!
When a guy who can pull 800 pounds in his sleep talks deadlifting, you'd better listen up and take notes.
It never ceases to amaze me how trainees like to talk two and a half times their actual size. Only in the gym will complete newbies rant about their Ronnie Coleman-like genetics before even entering their first Mr. Akron contest.
IFBB pro Amit Sapir condenses over 20 years of training knowledge into 10 tips for novices and 10 tips for advanced lifters.
Ten things you should be doing to reach your size and strength goals.
Functional training doesn't mean doing silly circus tricks with baby weights. Here are five functional exercises that actually work.
Chances are, your hamstrings are lagging. That’s because you need more than machine hamstring curls to build them. Check out these better exercises.