To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.
Use irradiated tension with front squats, planks, lateral raises, and split squats to build full body strength and testicular fortitude.
What’s better, total body training or an upper-lower body split? Both work, and even though it sounds weird, you can actually combine the two methods. Here’s how.
Strong. Fast. Agile. Crank up your awesomeness with this simple, challenging workout strategy.
I'll show you some more challenging and dynamic rotational exercises that are sure to help you develop Tornado-like power!
The importance of rotational training in anyone's exercise program whether they're an athlete, a weekend warrior, or anything in between.
Burn the fat and keep the muscle with these strength-based finishers that can be used in any gym.
Feeling banged up from lifting or sports? Here are some cool new ways to prevent and treat common problems.
Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.
Chances are, your hamstrings are lagging. That’s because you need more than machine hamstring curls to build them. Check out these better exercises.
Functional training doesn't mean doing silly circus tricks with baby weights. Here are five functional exercises that actually work.
Ten things you should be doing to reach your size and strength goals.
IFBB pro Amit Sapir condenses over 20 years of training knowledge into 10 tips for novices and 10 tips for advanced lifters.
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.
Big lifts lead to big gains, but they may not all fit your long-limbed structure. Try these variations and watch your progress skyrocket.
When a guy who can pull 800 pounds in his sleep talks deadlifting, you'd better listen up and take notes.
Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!
T Nation talks to Olympic weightlifting coach Glenn Pendlay in this insightful interview. Check it out.
Tony's about to pop a blood vessel! He's watching people do moronic stuff in the gym and he's pissed!
Experts say crunches are worthless and bad for the back. Are they right? Here’s the real science.
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.
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.
Set your ego aside, use better technique, and build traps so big they impair your hearing. Here's how.
If your traps take over, this exercise won't do much for your delts. Here's how to fix that problem and finally build some broad shoulders.