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

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Two Seconds to Peak Performance

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

Strong in the Stretch

Get stronger and improve movement quality at the same time with these five exercises.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 3

The salmon and beef industry have fooled us, and the miracle food of the week is a joke. Here's why.

Leucine and Protein Synthesis

Leucine is the key amino acid responsible for stimulating muscle protein synthesis. Here’s how to make it even better.

Relax... Women Prefer Low-Cortisol Men

Studies show that women prefer men with high testosterone, but there’s more to the story. Check this out.

Ordinary Muscle

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

Curcumin a Fat Burner?

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

Blueberry Bioactives

Improve insulin sensitivity with blueberries and you'll build muscle and lose fat faster. Here’s how.

Resveratrol Decreases Fat Storage

If obesity is a disease of inflammation, resveratrol is one key piece of the anti-inflammatory puzzle.

Citrulline Helps Muscle Recover Faster

Citrulline protects muscles from fatiguing and helps them recover faster from intense exercise. Here’s where to get it.

Strong Mind, Stronger Body

The difference between a high-performance body and a slow, chubby body is all in your head... literally.

Are You a G.A.M.E.R.?

What is it that separates the masterful from the mediocre? And do you have it? Find out here.

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.

Alpha Male Potentiates Muscle Growth

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

CLA Fights Asthma

CLA can increase lean mass and reduce body fat, but can it help with asthma? Research says yes.

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.

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?

How Weight Training Saved My Life

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

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.

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.