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Think you have what it takes to make it in the world of elite sports? Do you have immense talent and ability? Great, but so do a few thousand other guys. Unfortunately, all of these things will only get you so far in this world where good often isn't good enough. At this level you have to be one of the best just to get your foot in the door.

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The Testosterone Training Codex

For years, I've been watching zombies, training zombies. They wander aimlessly from station to station, doing exercises haphazardly with really no rhyme or reason except that, "this one kinda' feels like it's doing something." Once in awhile, they'll grasp on to a particular program but they'll end up beating it into the ground, doing it for months and months until they've long since milked any effectiveness from it.

Rocket Scientist

On September 24th 1988, the world held its breath for 9.79 seconds. It was the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea and Ben Johnson had just become the fastest human being on earth.

Pattern Overload - Part 2

When I first approached corrective and performance exercise specialist Paul Chek about writing for Testosterone, his first concern was whether I'd choose to soft-peddle his article. In other words, he was worried that I'd try to "dumb down" his material.

Pattern Overload - Part 1

When I first approached corrective and performance exercise specialist Paul Chek about writing for Testosterone, his first concern was whether I'd choose to soft-peddle his article. In other words, he was worried that I'd try to "dumb down" his material.

Smart Training 1

The old adage goes something like this: Two guys try to chop down a tree. One is using an axe, and the other is using a sledgehammer. Both are working hard, but only one is working smart.

The Five Percent Solution

I too have my own version of the seven percent solution, only it has nothing to do with illegal opiates. Instead, it has to do with rep schemes. I call it my Five Percent Solution.

Question of Strength 2

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Tip: In Defense of Sit-Ups

Performed correctly, they're perfectly fine for most people. Here's how to do them right.

Tip: 3 Exercises Everyone In Your Gym Screws Up

That may include you. Here's how to fix these common technique makes.

Tip: Be Still and Boost Performance

Here's a science-backed way to enhance your performance in the gym or on the playing field.

Tip: 5 Ways to Crank Up the Curl

How to change the angle, offset the load, and increase TUT for bigger biceps.

Tip: The High-Bar Squat for Big Quads

It's hard to beat this squat variation for big quads. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Should Women Take Small Doses of T?

Here's what happens when women start using testosterone replacement gel.

Tip: The Weirdest-Looking Hamstring Exercise

You'll get some stares in the gym, but the results will be worth it.

Tip: This Hybrid Ab Exercise Will Make You Cry

But hey, at least you'll be a crybaby with great abs. Check it out.

Tip: Is Cardio Essential?

Yes... and no. Here's what every smart lifter needs to consider.

Tip: Four Reasons to Use the 1.5 Method

Should you be using the one-and-a-half method in your training? If you're after size and strength, then yes! Check this out.

Take 4 Capsules for Muscle Gain and Fat Loss

This substance approximates the effects of diet and exercise, even if you don't change your eating habits or go to the gym. Here's the science.

Tip: The Ultimate Glute Warm-Up

Get ready to lift. Use this happy-hips combo before your next lower-body workout.

Tip: The Truth About Exogenous Ketones

Sorry, keto crowd, science doesn't substantiate the hype.

Question of Nutrition 11

The doc fields your questions about growth hormone, bowel movements on low-carb diets, nighttime eating, and exogenous ketones.

Tip: The Athlete's Floor Press

Crank up the effectiveness of the floor press with this simple twist. Bonus: You'll be able to lift more weight too.

Tip: 4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

Your honest answers to these questions are more important to your lifting success than any specific program or diet. Check 'em out.

Question of Nutrition 10

The doc weighs in on meal frequency, calorie counting, and the use of Clomid for boosting testosterone.