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How to Break Bench Records

World-renowned powerlifter Andy Bolton describes how he overcame a “weak” bench and set the new British record.

Dave vs. Dog: The Throwdown

Two certified bad asses training hard. 'Nuf said.

Two Seconds to Peak Performance

Make better gains starting today. Here’s what you need to know about Active Isolated Stretching.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 3

The salmon and beef industry have fooled us, and the miracle food of the week is a joke. Here's why.

The Four Types of Movements

Simple adjustments to both your style and speed of training can take you closer to your goals, whether you're an MMA fighter or a powerlifter.

The Ultimate Cardio Solution: Disclosed

The fastest fat loss possible. The most muscle retention possible. Let's do it.

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.

Citrulline Helps Muscle Recover Faster

Citrulline protects muscles from fatiguing and helps them recover faster from intense exercise. Here’s where to get it.

Rule Number One: Do What Works

Man up and discover the training program that works best for your body. Here’s how.

Five Movements to Make You Hate Life

Learn how to do the goblet squat with pulse, the anterior loaded barbell step-up, and other movements that will make you monetarily hate life.

The Glycemic Index Revisited

The glycemic index has been around for decades. Is it legit? Somewhat. Here's a practical approach to using this tricky bastard.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 3

Learn your competitors' weaknesses and exploit them. Learn your own weaknesses and correct them.

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.

Morphing From Blobby Bodybuilder to Bad Ass

After getting bored of bodybuilding, one lifter transitioned into a highly-conditioned athlete. Here’s what he learned along the way.

How Weight Training Saved My Life

Our coaches and experts tell inspirational stories about how iron saved their lives.

Prepping for the O Lifts

Here’s how to make learning the Olympics lifts a whole lot easier.

Must Reads: The Testosterone Files - 1999

1999 was a great Testosterone year for Charles Poliquin, Ian King, The Dead Pool, and big-time muscle building. Be prepared to be lost in our archives for several hours as you pore over our greatest hits!

Training for Skinny Guys, Beefy Guys, and Tall Guys

A few programming tweaks for your body type can mean the difference between muscle growth and stagnation.

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.

To Eat Organic or Not: Meat

Grass fed vs. corn fed, organic vs. natural, and wild vs. farmed. What should you be eating? Get the facts.

Interval Training Doesn't Work

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