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Shoulder the Load

Since I've started writing for the T-Nation, I've gotten 100's of e-mails asking me varying questions about the rotator cuff and its many somewhat magical qualities. While it may not be as cool as big quads or a great set of guns, a well-developed rotator cuff is sexy in its own, injury-free kind of way.

Hunters And Scavengers

The other day while standing in the checkout line at the local supermarket, I noticed a woman feverishly scratching one of those scratch-off lottery ticket thingies. I don't know what they're actually called, but I'm sure you've seen them.

Diary of a Steroid User 2

A regular guy uses steroids and chronicles his experiences. Controversy ensues.

The Steroid Interviews - Professional Football

As part of an agreement with Testosterone Magazine, excerpts from my new book will be published in the coming months. These excerpts detail the use of performance enhancing drugs by elite athletes as well as those in non-athletic populations.

Exercises You've Never Tried 9

Break out of your training rut and adopt some challenging new exercises. Here are 8 to test out.

Anabolic Street - Part 1

An Exclusive Interview with Chris Street

The Serrano Show

You can say a lot of things about Dr. Eric Serrano, but you can't say he's boring.

The MacGyver Workout

The MacGyver TV show was about a guy who made complicated machines or devices out of ordinary things. For instance, he could take down a helicopter with a fan, a dough-scraper, and some duct tape. Similarly, he could use a light bulb to make a set of lock picks.

Restriction Contradiction - Part 2

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

Game Plan

How Often Should I Work Out?

Triple Shot

An overview of the latest steroid studies

The Sex Cult of Venice Beach

If you've been with "Testosterone Magazine" since the beginning, you know that we've posted a lot of controversial articles. We've aimed a flood light on areas that many would have preferred we'd left dark.

Diamonds in the Rough

It's a very common problem; almost an epidemic, you could say. This may not be comforting, and it may be something you've heard before, but, "it happens to a lot of guys."

Steroid Manifesto - Part 3

What Your Doctor, Your Friends, Your Mamma, and Maybe Even You Don't Know About Steroids

No Pump Chump

We all go through periods when pumps elude us. Frankly, these periods really suck. And worse, they seem beyond explanation. It's a bloody shame, considering how motivating enlarged, vascular muscles can be.

The Cheater's Diet

A Complete Program to Maximize Your Cutting Cycles

Exercises You've Never Tried 3

If you train like everyone else in the gym, then you're probably not training very well. Try these little-known exercises, stand out, and make gains.

The Winning Formula - Part 1

How to manipulate diet and exercise to look great naked

Bedtime Story

About halfway through the night your body runs out of muscle-building fuel and leaves you in a catabolic state. Here’s what you can do about it.

Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

The Truth about "Legal Steroids"

Estrogen's Dirty Little Secret

As it stands now, sooner or later, your prostate will start to swell up like the dinner rolls momma's baking in the oven. At best, this unwanted hypertrophy will just obstruct urine flow. At worst, it'll develop into cancer.

Plate Drags

Train your hamstrings, adductors and abductors with this unique exercise.

T and Your Ticker

The Positive Effects of Testosterone on the Heart

Hise Breathing Shrugs

Move over abs; traps are in style this season.