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Dave vs. Dog: The Throwdown

Two certified bad asses training hard. 'Nuf said.

Iron Evolution – Phase 3

Powerlifting's prodigal son returns bigger and stronger to bending bars, busting PR's, and tearing pecs.

Iron Evolution – Phase 2

Zubaz pants, Hotskinz tights, and matching fanny packs. Dave Tate survived bodybuilding in the '80s - and learned a few things along the way, too.

Two Seconds to Peak Performance

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

Warrior Fitness

This T-Nation warrior says a combo of paleo-ish eating and cutting-edge sports nutrition is the best diet for getting ripped and building muscle. Here's why.

The Pulse Feast

Gain muscle, stay lean, and do it all without having to worry about food. Here’s how.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 2

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

Curcumin a Fat Burner?

Curcumin has a host of health benefits, but could it help with body composition too? Looks that way. Info here.

Pulse Fast For Mass Phases

Fasting isn't just for skinny chicks. Build muscle without gaining fat. 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.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 1

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

More Quick Fixes for Problem Muscles

Build your scrawny looking delts, weak upper chest, and nearly nonexistent serratus. Here’s how.

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.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

You Don't Know How to Digest

Eating food doesn't help you build muscle if you can't digest it. Here are some admittedly weird ideas for improving digestion.

Breathe, Stupid, Breathe!

The vast majority of people don't know how to breathe properly, and it's hurting them. Here’s what you need to know.

10 Simple Tips to Get More Mass

Here's ten mass-gaining essentials for your toolbox.

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.)

From Dud to Stud in 30 Days

Our team of experts give you an exact one-month training, nutrition, and supplement plan to get you from "dud" to stud in 30 days.

To Eat Organic or Not: Fruits and Veggies

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

Enter The Drug Dragon - 2

The Drug Dragon talks about the scariest things he's ever seen in contest prep, in addition to the "carb wars", Low-dose Test, and lots of other eye-popping stuff.

Dave Tate Talkin' Trash (And Training)

Tate weighs in on machine training, winning the fat-loss war, and selling steroids to gas station clerks.