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Ditch the Holiday Leftovers

I've been riddled with guilt. I threw out a batch of mom's Christmas cookies today. Her fudge went too soft – as did my wife's cornbread-sausage stuffing, the candied yams, and the bowls of lovingly prepared homemade munchies that have been sitting around my house.

Steroids for Health, 2003

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away (on-line issue #18 to be precise), T-mag ran an article called "Steroids for Health." The idea behind the article was sound and quite revolutionary at the time: steroids, when used safely and sanely, will not adversely affect your health; in fact, they may even be healthy.

Train For Your Frame

What's the quickest way to take your physique to the next level? Give up? Well, the answer depends on your calf insertion points. No, I'm not kidding!

Refresher Course

10 Ways to Screw Up Your Diet

Booty Call

A Glute-Dominant Workout for Increased Strength

Exercises You've Never Tried 5

The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.

Power Broker

An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau

Save Your Parents!

Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.

Lose The Fat, Keep The Strength

It's possible to maintain and even build strength while stripping off body fat. Don't think so? Then try this when you're ready to lean down.

Rest-Pause Training Re-visited

Go to any gym these days and you see most trainees doing an endless number of reps all in the hopes of attaining the oh-so elusive and fleetingly short pump.

Massive Cooking

Healthy, muscle-building food doesn't have to be bland and boring. These cooking tips are worth learning. Check 'em out.

The Volume of Strength Program

4 Weeks To a New Personal Best!

Exercises You've Never Tried 4

Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.

The Supercharger

A closer look at the supplement that can improve your mind, your muscles, and even your sex life!

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.

Dr. Health Nut

An Interview with Dr. Joseph Mercola

4 Weightlifting Myths Dispelled

I'm here to tackle four of the most common myths you probably hear spouted as fact by some meathead at least once a week in the gym.

The Cheater's Diet

A Complete Program to Maximize Your Cutting Cycles

Radical Methods for Increasing Strength

"What are some of the most radical and perhaps bizarre methods you have ever heard of for increasing strength?"

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 2

Last week, John Berardi, Lonnie Lowery, Cy Willson, and that annoying Jared kid from the TV commercials discussed different aspects of carbohydrate metabolism. When last we left them, they were about to start explaining the differences between individual types of carbohydrates.

The Carbohydrate Roundtable - Part 1

It's been nearly two years since Lonnie Lowery and I teamed up to get our macronutrient roundtable on. First, we invited Cy Willson to share in an interesting protein discussion.

Regurgitate your Lunch

This is when the old saying, "necessity is the mother of invention" comes into play.

The Microcurrent Revolution

Another piece of the bodybuilding puzzle?

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.