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Wasabi Glucosinolates

You've probably never eaten wasabi, even if you think you have. That's too bad, because the real stuff might extend your life. Here’s how.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 2

A deeper look at the great hormones-in-milk scare and much more.

Fish Oil: Gender Matters

Research suggests males and females respond differently to DHA and EPA supplementation. Details here.

Ordinary Muscle

Powerlifting's version of Clark Kent shows you how to develop superhuman strength.

Alpha Male Potentiates Muscle Growth

A unique way to use T boosters to get even better results from your workouts. Check it out.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 1

T Nation judges various supplements, foods, ingredients, and dietary practices with the “nutsack" rating system.

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.

Excelling at the Big Lifts

Becoming a better, stronger lifter takes years of practice, but you can speed up the process by remembering a few simple cues.

What's Your Weak Link?

Train these often-neglected muscle groups and watch your bench, squat, press and deadlift skyrocket.

18 Training Tips

Coach Henriques has trained hundreds of men and women for strength and muscle gains. Here are his best tips.

The Truth About the Media Creatine Scare

Something was fishy at the high school in McMinnville, Oregon. Was creatine to blame? Here’s the real story.

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.

Kick-Ass Reads: The Testosterone Files - 1998

A look back at the best articles of 1998, the first year of Testosterone magazine.(Guess what? They still kick ass.)

To Eat Organic or Not: Fruits and Veggies

Is organic produce really more nutritious than conventionally grown? Get the facts.

Thib's 35 Minutes to Hardcore Muscle

Use different force curves and the principles of high-threshold hypertrophy to gain serious muscle with only three workouts per week.

Simple But Way Cool Nervous System Tests

Forget space being the final frontier, it's the nervous system. Here's how to finally tap into what it's telling you.

Sucker Punch: Charles Staley

The Zen Master of weightlifting wants you to simplify your approach, build muscle, and live the good life.

How I Train

They publish umpteen workouts, but do they practice what they preach? Take a peek into the workouts of John Romaniello, Clay Hyght, and Nick Tuminello.

Are You Inflamed?

Inflammation helps protect the body... and then it kills you. Mike Russell shows you how to smash it before it smashes your goals.

The Tao of Boyle

38 years of under-the-bar experience, the best exercises, and why back squats still suck.

The Body Shop 4

Send us your half-naked pics and we'll evaluate your body. It's not as weird as it sounds.

Tag Team: Tate and Wendler

What do you do when you have two loud, smart, Elite bad-boys on the phone? You shut the hell up and listen.

Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 2

A bodybuilding diet expert answers all your questions, covering everything from cheat meals to how to measure body fat. Check it out.