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.
What could you learn after two years of traveling and training with some of the world's finest athletes? It all depends on what you're willing to try.
You're punks. All of ya'. All of ya' under 25 or so, that is. Mike Mahler calls you "Generation Ent," for Entertainment, meaning you need to be constantly entertained. Well stand by to be entertained, in a manner of speaking.
Got calves? Probably not. That's because you have to work them every day to get them to grow.
The subject of muscle fiber types and their role in weight training can be a complicated and sometimes confusing issue. Here's a quick and, admittedly, very general primer.
When your diet stalls, should you decrease calories or increase exercise? Dr. Lowery has the answer.
Choose high-tension exercises for high-testosterone results.
You have 20 minutes to complete the five events of the Mantathlon. Can you do it?
This workout challenge looks easy… on paper. But just wait until you actually try it.
Some exercises should go extinct. They do nothing for your strength, health, or hypertrophy. Here's what should take their place.
How to wake up those glutes and train them like a man.
You think Paleo man was concerned about staying in his "fat burning zone"? He might've had a uni-brow, but he wasn't that stupid.
There’s cardio and then there’s warrior cardio. Do the latter. Here’s how.
Lifts that have been outlawed by some people that you should do anyway.
Sadiv sets, terrible 275’s, pike presses, sprints and more.
Injured and worried about getting small and weak? Don't sweat it. Here's a plan that will allow you to keep making progress.
What's the quickest way to take your physique to the next level? Give up? Well, the answer depends on your calf insertion points. No, I'm not kidding!
Which are better, tough diets and tough workouts or reasonable diets and reasonable workouts? Maybe you need to mix and match a little.
It's the perfect auto-regulatory program: Do as many sets as necessary to hit a total of 25 reps with your 5-6RM. Then drop the resistance and rep out.
A simple but smart plan that blends old-school basics with new-school periodization.
There's more to sled work than drags. Here's how to build your chest, back, glutes, arms, shoulders, and abs with this simple tool.
Bodybuilding veteran Scott Abel (pictured) has a radical plan to turn arm day into the best fat-burning workout of the week.
Add slabs of muscle to your upper back and improve your presses with these unconventional trap exercises.