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Shake-it-up

Shake It Up!

Of all the effective supplements available these days, one of the best is still good 'ole protein powder. That's because without enough quality protein, then all the other issues involved in bodybuilding – training, recovery, hormone manipulation etc. – are pretty much meaningless.

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Say Goodbye to your Weakest Link!

The purpose of this column is tri-fold. Purpose number one is as a "refresher course" for seasoned lifters. Sure, deep down, you may know this stuff, but it's been so long since you first read about it that you've forgotten the rationale behind the subject matter.

Big Numbers

The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum

The Protein-Pulse Eating Plan

An Interview with Brian Batcheldor

Things We've Learned

Sit down with a bunch of bodybuilders and ask them to sum up all the important stuff they've learned and you'll probably hear some interesting info. But sit down with a bunch of experts in the field, guys with years of experience training themselves and working with others, and what you hear may change how you eat and train forever.

Push-up Your Explosive Strength!

Techniques for breaking through strength plateaus in the bench press

Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

The Truth about "Legal Steroids"

The Next "Big Three" Program

An abbreviated program for strength and overall development

Reactive Strength

How a bony white boy from Buffalo increased his strength by a whopping 60 pounds in 56 days!

Precision Nutrition for 2002 and Beyond

Post-workout nutrition. Pre-workout nutrition. Mid-workout nutrition. Over the last year, you've heard a whole lot about these topics and for good reason. Whether you're a strength or endurance athlete, the correct nutrients before, during, and after exercise can dramatically impact your muscle mass and recovery.

Clean Livin'

A T-man Guide to Health

Soy is Still Bad Protein

Want to build muscle? Eat more protein, but not soy protein. Here’s why.

Anabolic Athletics

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is flushed with victory after catching their first group of athletes for blood doping offenses 31 years after they invented the practice of testing.

The Texas Arm Wrestler's Curl

Here's a nasty little exercise we picked up from a couple of competitive arm wrestlers.

The Skinny Bastard Diet

An eating program for those who "can't gain weight"

Knife Fight!

Facing an Edged Weapon

Disturbing Trends

A list of bonehead practices in the gym

Bodybuilder, Heal Thyself

An Interview with Dr. Ken Kinakin

May the Forskolin be with you!

Forskolin burns fat through two different pathways: causing the body to burn fat for energy and enhancing thyroid function.

A Lean, Mean, Fat-Burning Machine!

This article is perhaps more complicated than some that might appear in Testosterone. Hey, no one ever said this stuff was easy; if it was, everybody would do it!

TNT 2

In his first TNT article, big Dave Tate cut through the BS and dropped some great training info on us. This week Dave provides us with a few more explosive tips and tricks, this time for the more advanced trainee.

What Nerve!

Movements that "Trick" the Nervous System

The Two Faces of Juarez - Part 2

This is part two of an article about Chris Shugart and Cy Willson's trip into Mexico to check out the steroid scene and bordertown culture.

Ancillary Circuits

Admit it. A lot of times you plan your workouts around your major muscle groups and just "throw in" a few sets at the end for your ancillary muscles – calves, abs, and forearms.