Our resident judge evaluates T NATION readers and shows them how to improve their physiques! This time Clay evaluates a wanna-be competitive bodybuilder and a smoking hot figure competitor.
Slow down there, Hoss; you can't start pulling heavy weights from the get-go. Let us show you the proper progressions to make your deadlift truly worthwhile.
The perfect deadlift, a sample week of training, baseball talk, and Cressey admits to doing curls.
Attention all meatheads over 30: it's time to break out the rulebook for gaining muscle and unleashing your inner-athlete.
Did all that holiday snacking leave you stretching the seams on your Santa suit? Coach Chris Bathke has what you need to get back into fighting shape, fast.
Powerlifter Tim Henriques combines CrossFit with serious lifting for the ultimate test of strength and conditioning.
One of the most outspoken trainers in the industry comes out swinging against strength training convention.
Progress stalled? Then you might need a new training split. Here are ten effective ways to organize your training week.
Do something different (and painful) today in the gym. Here are six challenging workouts you'll love to hate!
The original Bad Santa reveals the best assistance lifts, the best posterior chain movements, and the merits of the box squat as opposed to the standard squat.
The T Nation coaches offer up some cool tricks to make your next workout a memorable one.
Common sense and dirty tricks combine for the perfect workout checklist. Which important steps are you missing?
The triceps are the largest muscle group in the arms, not the biceps. So why are you spending all that time curling?
A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!
Too often we get lost in the insignificant stuff. We need to step back and look at the big picture. What are we trying to do? Grow bigger muscles and become indestructible, of course.
Get bigger legs when you can't squat. Build muscle when you can't even hold on to weights. Get leaner when cardio stops working. Nick T. shows you how.
Andy Bolton, he of the 1008-pound deadlift, reveals how he built up his grip for the deadlifting task at hand.
Still using light weights for your fat-loss complex? It's time to wise up and start planning your complexes for maximum effectiveness. Here’s how.
Got barely enough time to check your email? The T NATION coaches serve up some savory knowledge about calf training, quick, fast, and in a hurry.
Our expert physique judge tells T NATION readers where their physiques shine and where they suck. How do you stack up?
Four experts - a functional strength coach, a bodybuilder, a powerlifter, and an athlete-creator - share their thoughts on one of the most beloved (and hated) exercises.
Most bodybuilders don't know how their abs function, or even how to train them effectively. Learn how now.
If your progress has stalled or you just need a new challenge, here are ten exercises to try out you may not have ever seen before.
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.