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The Posture Cure

Stand Taller, Train Like a Bodybuilder<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Everyone Needs Posture Work. When it comes to posture, lifters and athletes are …

Exercise

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

I'm paid to be the guy with the answers.<p>People part with their hard-earned dollars in exchange for me to tell them how to exercise, eat, and sleep, …

How to Build a Muscular Midsection

Serge Nubret has been a bodybuilder for more than 50 years. He was one of the very best at the exact moment when being a great bodybuilder meant more …

Those Magic Little Lift Ratios - WAXMAN'S GYM

Over years of training weightlifters, we’ve found that lift ratios can serve as powerful tools for planning and prediction.<p>Lift ratios help us plan …

Mathematics

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Here's what you need to know...<p>Targeting stubborn body fat and "spot reduction" are two different things. It's possible to get rid of stubborn body …

Diabetes

Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Here's what you need to know...<p>If you're an athlete or a lifter, chances are your shoulders have given you some trouble. In fact, no other body part …

Pain

How to: Power Clean

YouTube

Tip: The Real Cause of Depression

It's as much biological as it is mental. Here's a way to possibly fix it.<p>Sometimes depression is a common-sense response to an existential shitstorm …

Antiinflammatory

10 Crossfit and Training Related Infographics

Infographics, also called information graphics, are visual presentations of information around a certain topic. With a thought-through design, they …

Infographics

A test of the next frontier of fitness gadgets

Two years ago, I met my wife. The time I've spent with her has been the most blissful 23 months of my life. It's also been the most fattening. We got married in January, and by March, I was nine pounds heavier than when I was single and at my leanest.<p>As a technology journalist, the first thing I …

Full Contact Core

Ever meet one of those true strength freaks? One of those guys that can bench 300 for reps, deadlift 500, dunk a basketball, and carry heavy …

Torokhtiy Oleksiy

POWER CLEAN

Tip: Do the Anti-Press for Real Core Strength

Increase core stability and also boost shoulder strength and mobility with this advanced exercise. Check it out.<p>In response to Dr. Stuart McGill's …

Tip: Two Drills To Improve Posture

These movements will make your spine and shoulders feel better and move better when doing big lifts. Check 'em out.<p>Drop the Crutches<p>There's a big …

Biomechanics

The Mutation Series - Part 1

Weeks 1-3 of a new 12-week transformation plan!<p>"Mutation. It is the key to our evolution. It has allowed us to evolve from a single-celled organism …

Alimentos da moda: um olhar crítico sobre o açaí, a tapioca e o Skyr

Olá, minhas queridas e meus queridos!<p>No passado dia 4 de abril, estive presente enquanto oradora na XXVII Semana da Nutrição da FCNAUP (onde me …

6 Lifts to Fix Your Overhead Press

Build Your Shoulders and Get Strong<p>The following movements have been strategically altered to address unique deficiencies in overhead pressing …

Health

Scapular Health: 4 Banded Mobility Exercises to Bulletproof Your Shoulders

Understanding your scapular health and using these mobility exercises will help you to boost performance and prevent injury in the long run.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Here's what you need to know...<p>It's better to spend 3-6 weeks on training blocks where you address weaknesses than it is to spend the whole year …

Bodyweight Exercise

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

Here's what you need to know...<p>Doing a few sets of 10 with 135 pounds isn't a smart way to warm up for benching 300 or more pounds.<br>• The intelligent …

Tip: Find Out If You're Insulin Sensitive

Take control of this hormone to make sure you're staying lean and building only muscle. Here's how.<p>Insulin is very anabolic. It's a hormone …

The 4 Most Damaging Types of Training

Here's what you need to know...<p>All types of training can lead to injuries, but some are much worse than others. With a few self-myofascial release …

The Single Biggest Diet Mistake

6 Pros Drop Nutritional Knowledge<p>The Question<p>We asked some of our T Nation pros this question:<p>What's the biggest diet or nutrition mistake lifters …

The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

Workouts

Injury Prevention 101: Introduction to Foot Care

Your feet, obviously, are extremely important to your success as a runner. What parts of the foot need the most attention, and what are the best ways …

The Real Science of Squat Depth

Ass-to-Grass vs. Parallel Squats<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Ass-to-grass squats just aren't optimal. They lead to joint issues, constant …

There’s Finally a Consensus (Sort of) on What We Should Eat

We’ve noted before that there are only three things everybody agrees about when it comes to nutrition. Thanks to a meeting of nutrition researchers, …

Nutrition

Complexes Made Simple

Here's what you need to know...<p>Complexes are a great way to build muscle, boost conditioning, and burn body fat while avoiding the boring cardio …