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The Size Pyramid: Break All the Training Rules

A unique size-building program that shows us that sometimes, doing what is wrong will get you to the top.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 1

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

Samurai Strategies for Strength 2

Samurai-tested strategies for not only setting goals, but actually achieving them.

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.

The 7 Principles of NFL Athleticism

Motivational lessons learned from the gridiron can help supercharge your training.

Morphing From Blobby Bodybuilder to Bad Ass

After getting bored of bodybuilding, one lifter transitioned into a highly-conditioned athlete. Here’s what he learned along the way.

Nutritional Leverage: Dieting Edition

Ketogenic diets, cheat meals, fat loss plateaus, and blowing your diet straight to hell. Isn't this fat loss thing supposed to be simple?

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.

How Weight Training Saved My Life

Our coaches and experts tell inspirational stories about how iron saved their lives.

9 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Bodybuilding

The absolute fastest route to bodybuilding success? Avoid the major progress-killing mistakes your predecessors made. system.

The More You Lift, the Worse You Look?

One of the ironies of bodybuilding is that the more some people work out, the worse they look. Whatever happened to grace, elegance, esthetics, and functionality?

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.

HFT 2.0: The Good, The Bad, and How to Build Bigger Calves

Waterbury updates his most famous–and effective–bodybuilding program with new strategies.

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.

18 Training Tips

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

Work, Rest, Play, Pray: Explained

Dan John explains how to live the perfect life, inside the gym and outside the gym.

Extended Sets for Pain

Do you like pain? Do you like showing off your gym work ethic? Here are some sure-fire ways to do it.

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.

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.

16 Training Tips From Contreras

A variety of great tips from the glute guy, Bret Contreras.

Blood and Chalk 7

Rack pulls, training injuries, big-time inspiration, and the difference between Metallica and real heavy metal? It must be Blood & Chalk time.

Must Reads: The Testosterone Files - 1999

1999 was a great Testosterone year for Charles Poliquin, Ian King, The Dead Pool, and big-time muscle building. Be prepared to be lost in our archives for several hours as you pore over our greatest hits!

Pumped Up On The Paleo Diet

It's a diet so simple, a caveman can follow it. But can it help you build a stronger, leaner body? Find out here.