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

About 2 years ago, we asked one of our resident nutrition and supplement gurus, John Berardi, to give us a peek into his training journal. While best known for dispersing dietary dogma, JB has built a rock-solid physique from countless hours of fraternizing with heavy dumbbells and barbells.

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Out of Kilter - Part 2

No More Back Pain

Superman Sets

How to build power and functional hypertrophy with timed sets

Variable Cluster Training

We all know building a muscular body takes time, but if you want to speed things up and kickstart some serious hypertrophy, you must make intelligent use of two core muscle-building concepts: absolute strength and absolute volume.

Staying Power

How to use Strength-Endurance Training to be Stronger... Longer

The Big Sleep - Part 2

Snooze Your Way to Bigger Muscles and Less Fat!

Kill The Gurus!

Have you ever wanted to be recognized as an authority on bodybuilding, powerlifting, and performance enhancement?

The Serrano Show

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

The Psychology of Big – Part 2

Freud Pumps Up

The Psychology of Big – Part 1

A Brief History of Mind Over Matter

Texas T

Hillbilly Dichotomy

Intolerable - Part 2

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 2

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.

Intolerable - Part 1

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 1

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 3

John Berardi will cover the interesting abstracts related to muscle physiology, muscle metabolism, hormones, weight loss, and nutrition.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 2

This week David Barr will cover the interesting abstracts related to endurance training, strength training, athletic performance and recovery.

The Juicer's SAT

How much do you know about steroids? If you're using them or planning on using them, hopefully you know a lot. Sadly, we at T-mag have learned over the years that this is seldom the case.

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 1

In the first part of this three-part series, Cassandra will cover the interesting abstracts related to dietary fat, fat metabolism, and gender differences.

Restriction Contradiction - Part 2

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

Covering Your Nutritional Acids (and Bases)

While I do my best try to stay abreast of the latest nutrition and supplement research, once in a while I find myself totally ignorant to an important topic or sound body of literature.

Restriction Contradiction - Part 1

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

Ab Training for Athletes and Babehounds, 2K3

New exercises, new format, new pain!

  • Abs
  • HOT-ROX Challenge Champs

    Introducing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge Winners!

    Ab Training From the Inside Out

    Breathing isn't one of those things we normally think about. Being the morons that we are – according to the general public, at least – bodybuilders generally prefer to devote our limited brain power towards things which seem more pertinent, such as calculating food intake or figuring out which tank top will make our guns look the biggest (okay, maybe that one's just me).

    The Eight Keys - Part 3

    Dave gives some great tips about how to overcome weaknesses or sticking points in the squat, deadlift, and bench press that should aid the bodybuilder or athlete in general.