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6 Heavy Bench Press Lessons | T Nation

Here's what you need to know...<p>When trying to bring up the bench press, don't focus on bench press variations at the expense of overhead work. For …

Weight Lifting

The Beginner's Guide to Long Term Gains | The Zone

The Beginner’s Guide to Long Term Gains<p><b>8</b> votes, <b>3.75</b> avg. rating (<b>75</b>% score)<p>By Ray Klerke<p>The Beginner’s Guide to Long Term Gains<p>Mapping the future is …


Can You Make More Muscle Fibers? | T Nation

The Two Types of Gains<p>Everybody talks about hypertrophy training. It's what bodybuilders do to build muscle. But what about hyperplasia? Is it …


10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.


4 Politically Correct Fitness Lies

Let's cut the crap and talk about how touchy-feely fitness advice actually works the opposite of how people expect. Consider this your trigger …


Roughhousing Is Good for You

A bit of rough-and-tumble play never hurt anyone. In fact, it might be just the thing you need in your training.We have an odd relationship with …


Old-School Muscle | T Nation

Lead Photo: Casey Viator, Circa 1972<p>I recently found a photo of Casey Viator while reviewing some files and it brought back a number of old-school …


Tip: Always Start With An Empty Bar

Some of the strongest lifters on the planet start their workouts with an empty bar. Here's why you should too.


5 Secrets of the Relentless | T Nation

Here's what you need to know...<p>Those who are relentless find comfort in discipline. For them, hard work is cleansing, good for body and mind.<br>• The …


Ten Bodybuilding Practices That Can Help Anyone Get Shredded

Training Articles<p>Ten Bodybuilding Practices That Can Help Anyone Get Shredded<p>Physique training is more popular than ever. At the same time, …


Strength Training Tricks: What Works?

There are tricks and cues that supposedly increase strength in the squat, bench, and deadlift. Some work, some don't. Here's the truth.


Tip: Understand the Law of Metabolic Demand

Stop using the word "weight" and get smarter about calories. This will help.

Health and Exercise

The Ultimate Guide to Oldtime Strongman Fitness: 26 Forgotten Exercises Every Man Should Try

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Twist and Shout: The Missing Link in Your Training

The body moves in three planes of motion... is your training addressing movement in all of them?


DOMS: No Pain, No Gain?

Does getting sore actually lead to more muscle growth? Can you get big and strong without getting sore? The answers here may surprise you.


13 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift, Fast!

These tips, cues, adjustments, and "tricks" will have you deadlifting more weight right away. Check 'em out.


3 Ways to Control Insulin and Get Jacked

Insulin means everything when you're trying to get lean or build muscle. It can either make you fat or it can get you big and ripped. Here's how to …


Neural Charge Training

I've found nothing that works better than Neural Charge Training at increasing the rate of gains and enhancing recovery. You want to experience that? …


A Safe System for Heavy Lifting After a Disc Bulge

With the right rehab expertise, it's possible to move big weight successfully - and safely.I’ve had a mountain of enquiries from people all over the …


16 bizarre truths I learned as a bikini fitness competitor

Competitive fitness is blowing up among general fitness connoisseurs, thanks to Instagram stars like Paige Hathaway and Michelle Lewin. Their bods and commitment are inspiring women around the world to set the goal of one day stepping on the stage as a fitness competitor in the bikini division at …


Is Perfectionism Holding Your Training Back?

If your standards are improperly high, you may never see the progress you're looking for.<b>In today’s world, perfectionism is a popular term.</b> It’s …


Tip: Avoid NSAIDS and Icing Sore Muscles

When you ice or use pain killers after a tough workout, you're actually putting the brakes on muscle growth. Here's why.


3 Strategies to Conquer the Pain Cave

If you want serious performance, the pain cave has to become territory that you can dominate, not simply navigate.<b>The workout of the day is set. You</b> …


4 Reasons You Suck at Building Mass

If you're small and weak, this is either going hurt your feelings or help you get bigger and stronger. Your choice. Check it out.

Food & Dining

Gain Bulk Without Getting Fat

<b>15-Minute Muscle Mass Routine [VIDEO]</b><p><b>4 Weeks to Massive Muscle</b><p><b>7 Training Steps to Pack on Size</b><p>Just the other day I was killing my bis and tris at the …

The 5 Most Important Words for Succeeding in Fitness

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by humanity.” - Rudyard Kipling<p><b>For years I had the word confidence taped to my bathroom mirror.</b> …


Can You Do the Navy SEAL Workout?

<b>3. Pull-Ups</b><br>Pull-ups are an essential part of the SEAL physical screening test (and a very iconic SEAL exercise) because they require a lot of …


12 Strength Tests You Must Master

Warning: These tests might reveal things about your strength and athleticism that you're not willing to face. How do you stack up?


5 Ways to Turn Food Into Muscle, Not Fat

Instead of cutting carbs, make them work for you by boosting your insulin sensitivity. Here are five simple ways to do it.

Food & Dining