If there's one constant in strength training, it's variety. Those who vary their programs will often make consistent progress. What's common in most programs, however, is a lack of variety!
Properly bracing your abs can immediately boost your strength. Combine that trick with three core exercises and you've got high performance and great abs.
How to Build a 3-D Upper Body
Six high-tech tactics that’ll get you even stronger.
Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.
In the second part of the introduction to Testosterone's new Physique Clinic, Coach Thibaudeau talks about genetic limitations, diet, motivation, supplementation, and "Size Kings." Find out if you've got a chance in hell of transforming that lump you call a body.
Testosterone is about to unveil a very cool new feature called "The Physique Clinic." This is where select T-Nation members will be personally coached by Christian Thibaudeau so that they can finally achieve their physique goals.
The reason why your arms are on the puny side? You don’t train them heavy enough. This 12-week arm training program is based on heavy weights and smart science.
A 10-workout program designed to get you bigger, stronger, and combat ready, whether you're in the military or not.
How to train like a strength or power athlete in any gym with basic equipment.
Matt Phelps is hugely pissed about the term "failure" and what it really means. He thinks exercise physiologists have one idea while the guys in the trenches, i.e., the guys in the gym, have a different, more realistic idea.
Tony is back with 26 new tips to advance your training and nutrition knowledge.
Learn to apply force quickly and it'll make you stronger. That's what speed training is all about: power, explosiveness, and strength. Try this before you plateau.
Following a program isn't realistic or even smart for many experienced lifters. At a certain point, you'll probably want to go “program-free.” Here's how.
Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.
How often should you train? How long should you rest between sets? Get the answers here.
Too often, training programs seem to be put together with all the forethought of a Congressional campaign. In other words, very little forethought is generally involved.
A few programming tweaks for your body type can mean the difference between muscle growth and stagnation.
More great training advice for new lifters. Even you crusty vets will learn something. Check it out.
If you're new to bodybuilding, this one is for you. Check it out.
How to Maximize Efficiency in the Gym
Tony shoots apart training myths like they were ducks and he was a starving fat man sitting in a pond with a rifle. Read about the "other side of the core," deadlifting mistakes, and the pencil test. (You gotta' take the pencil test.)
The barbell can accomplish just about any fitness goal - just not all at the same time. Here's how to add a method to this training madness.
Time behind bars teaches you that the gym is therapy. Need motivation? Check out these lessons on lifting and life.
T Nation goes to prison to find out how those convicts get their workouts in. Check out this investigative report.