Go to any gym these days and you see most trainees doing an endless number of reps all in the hopes of attaining the oh-so elusive and fleetingly short pump.
How to build powerful traps that perform as good as they look.
Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.
We all go through periods when pumps elude us. Frankly, these periods really suck. And worse, they seem beyond explanation. It's a bloody shame, considering how motivating enlarged, vascular muscles can be.
Become a better athlete by training your abs like this. Side effect: You’ll also look awesome. Check it out.
I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.
"What are some of the most radical and perhaps bizarre methods you have ever heard of for increasing strength?"
Here are the exercises that give you the most bang for your buck.
When it comes to weight training, the deltoids are unique.
A Research Study Analysis
Bodybuilding may never make it to the Olympics, but I believe that Olympic lifting will make it to bodybuilding. In fact, I've always recommended that bodybuilders use Olympic lifting at certain times during the training year.
This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.
If you train like everyone else in the gym, then you're probably not training very well. Try these little-known exercises, stand out, and make gains.
The lateral raise seems like such a simple exercise. How many variations can there possibly be? Well, the answer to that question, as I'll soon show you, is "Plenty"!
Five Ways to Get Unstuck and Turn Back on the Gains!
One of the most common questions I receive involves choosing the best exercise for a certain body part. What's the best biceps exercise? What's the best quad movement? What's the best exercise for the left pinky toe? Of course, the answers are always a little more complicated than just curls, squats, and pinky-toe extensions.
A Conversation with Jimmy "The Iron Bull" Pellechia
This isn't your typical training article. Instead, it's more of a glimpse into what it really takes to achieve a specific goal - in this case a 600 pound bench press. Still, you're sure to pick up a few training tips along the way.
Progress stalled? Try something new. Give these exercises a shot.
An Interview with Charles Staley
It’s time to shake up your training. Try out the exercises in this T Nation classic and get fired up again.
An Overview and Sample Program
An Interview with Bryan Haycock
In the fitness and bodybuilding communities, upper back and neck strain are as chronic and irritating as AM talk shows.
A quick guide to the most important stretches for lifters.