The World's Largest Hardcore Training Site

Driven by the intelligent and relentless pursuit of muscle since 1998.

Studies show that women prefer men with high testosterone, but there’s more to the story. Check this out.

Latest and Trending

Wasabi Glucosinolates

You've probably never eaten wasabi, even if you think you have. That's too bad, because the real stuff might extend your life. Here’s how.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 2

A deeper look at the great hormones-in-milk scare and much more.

Ordinary Muscle

Powerlifting's version of Clark Kent shows you how to develop superhuman strength.

Resveratrol for Muscle Growth

Enough resveratrol in the bloodstream at the right time enables the growth of more muscle. Check this out.

Alpha Male Potentiates Muscle Growth

A unique way to use T boosters to get even better results from your workouts. Check it out.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 1

T Nation judges various supplements, foods, ingredients, and dietary practices with the “nutsack" rating system.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 2

Samurai-tested strategies for not only setting goals, but actually achieving them.

Band of Meatheads

Want to be more and do more? You'll get there faster with friends than you would by going at it alone. Here’s why community is essential in training.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

The Truth About the Media Creatine Scare

Something was fishy at the high school in McMinnville, Oregon. Was creatine to blame? Here’s the real story.

Blood and Chalk 7

Rack pulls, training injuries, big-time inspiration, and the difference between Metallica and real heavy metal? It must be Blood & Chalk time.

Pumped Up On The Paleo Diet

It's a diet so simple, a caveman can follow it. But can it help you build a stronger, leaner body? Find out here.

Quick Fixes to Common Training Injuries

Because you can't build a good body while you're hurt, we asked experts Cressey and Robertson how they'd fix four common injuries.

How to Tell if Your Exercises Suck

A fast and effective way to separate the best exercises from the rest of the weak sauce pretenders.

Interval Training Doesn't Work

Is interval training really <i>that</i> effective for fat loss? An investigative report.

6 New Exercises to Boost Muscle Growth

Bust through plateaus and challenge your muscles in new ways with this killer list of upper body exercises.

Thib's 35 Minutes to Hardcore Muscle

Use different force curves and the principles of high-threshold hypertrophy to gain serious muscle with only three workouts per week.

What Force Factor Are You Missing?

The stretch-shortening cycle can be your best friend or your biggest enemy. Here’s what you need to know.

Sucker Punch: Charles Staley

The Zen Master of weightlifting wants you to simplify your approach, build muscle, and live the good life.

7 Steps to Better Workouts

Here are seven steps you can use to improve your programming and get better results from your hard work.

Pull-Up Strength: The Missing Link

All the pull-up routines in the world won't help you get more reps or build bigger muscles if you’re missing this important factor.

The Strongest Gym on the Planet

Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?

What I Learned in 2009

Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.

The Body Shop 3

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.