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I've been called a wide variety of names over the past couple of years. These names have ranged from "guru" to "cheater." Frankly, I don't give a damn what people call me. The bottom line is that I get results with my athletes.

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The "Imperfect" Training Program

What if I told you that I had the perfect training program?

The Education of a Powerlifter - Part 1

This is part 1 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.

Violent Variations - Part 1

High Stimulation Training Methods for Enhanced Growth

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 2

An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.

Massive Eating Reloaded - Part 1

An update to Dr. Berardi’s eating plan that called for high calories and a unique macro combining protocol. Check it out.

The Pro-Maker

Joe DeFranco is a busy man. Right now he's training sixty high school athletes, thirty college athletes, and ten professionals. NFL agents keep his phone ringing all day long

Diet Planning for the Long Haul

Part Three of the Just Suck It Up Series

Anabolic Street - Part 1

An Exclusive Interview with Chris Street

December Diet Strategies

Thanksgiving was a fatty, sugary good time. I've never been one to do the old "modified recipe" thing when it comes to traditional holidays. Mashed potatoes and gravy, eggnog, pumpkin pie – it's all good to me.

Out of Kilter - Part 3

End needless knee pain!

The Dark Side of College Football

In the 2001-2002 academic year, the NCAA spent almost three million dollars testing Division I and Division II football players for "anabolic agents, diuretics, and urine manipulators."

Frankenfood

Eight foods that have been wrecked by science, plus the healthier alternatives.

Part-Time Beast

Big Time Gains for the Part-Time Lifter

The Serrano Show

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

Triple Threat

How to Build a 3-D Upper Body

Intolerable - Part 1

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 1

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.

Mister Spine - Part 2

An interview with Stuart McGill, Part 2

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.

The Post-Workout Resurgence

How to get the most out of your post-workout nutrition to maximize recovery and gains.

Toothpicks to Timber

Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!

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.