Training

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy

by Menno Henselmans T-Nation Building a massive physique, unfortunately, requires a more measured approach than simply trying to heave as much weight as humanly possible. To know how to best train a muscle, you have to first understand its physical structure, specifically its biomechanics and fiber type composition. This information helps you select the correct …
Training

Olympic Dumbbell Lifts

by Allen Hedrick T-Nation Weightlifting movements (cleans, jerks, and snatches) have finally been accepted as a valuable training method for both athletes and those training for fitness. This acceptance is based largely on a number of key reasons: The high power output that occurs when performing these movements. The biomechanical similarity between the weightlifting movements …
Training

Knee Rehab

by Anthony Mychal T-Nation For years, it’s been the same story. Nervous excitement fills your every muscle fiber as you read the latest program offered to you for free at T NATION. “I can’t wait to try this out at the gym tonight” you say, and tonight can’t come fast enough. But it always ends …
Training

Underused Exercises

by Eric Broser Iron Man Magazine Q: For each of the major body-parts—chest, lats, traps, shoulders, biceps, triceps, quads, hamstrings, calves, forearms, abs—what exercises do you feel are most underused by bodybuilders today? Also, why do you feel those exercises are so valuable? Thanks. A: Hey, aren’t the ear muscles important? Okay, I’m obviously kidding, …