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Shoulders Overhaul

Average shoulders are easy. Any lifting will make them look okay. But truly impressive shoulders are harder to get. You need this plan.

Berardi’s Kitchen - Part 2

A noted nutrition expert gives you a peek into his pantry. How does yours compare?

Stretching for Strengthening - Part 1

The truth about stretching without stretching the truth!

Pendulum Bodybuilding

In my last article, Pendulum Training, I introduced the basic principles behind a new way to plan your workouts. This new way of thinking is based on a frequent pre-planned variation of training objectives and means.

Out of Kilter - Part 1

How to Identify and Correct Imbalances

The Psychology of Big – Part 2

Freud Pumps Up

The Endurance and Hypertrophy Paradox

Much like a voluptuous vixen who loves to cook and clean, endurance-based conditioning programs that won't wreak havoc on strength and hypertrophy are hard to come by.

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.

Super Beast

Modern methods of strength development

Game Plan

How Often Should I Work Out?

What It Means To Be Swole

An Interview with Diet Guru Chris Janusz

Rapid Fire

This article will be somewhat different than those I usually write. Instead of taking on one subject and detailing it thoroughly, I'm going to talk about several training tips, exercises, or methods that I find effective.

Periodization That Works

If you're a true musclehead like I am, you've probably read (or heard) a lot about periodization, either from classic textbooks by East-European sports training and weightlifting authorities (including the classic texts by Tudor Bompa), or by researching the subject online.

Diversity for Hypertrophy

Extreme Diversity for Extreme Muscle Growth!

The End of Dietary Supplements

An Interview with Attorney Rick Collins

Accidental Muscle?

Where are all the Buff Guys?

Exercises You've Never Tried 4

Shake up your training with these untraditional exercises that build muscle and strength. Check ‘em out.

Biceps, Fast or Slow?

A Research Study Analysis

Awesome Abs – Stage 4

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

Awesome Abs – Stage 3

12 Weeks to Astounding Abdominals

The Essential Berardi

A stripped down overview of JB's dietary wisdom

Push-up Your Explosive Strength!

Techniques for breaking through strength plateaus in the bench press

Damage Control

Cheat meals are fine for some people and a big mistake for others. Here’s what you need to know.

Good Fat and Where It's At

There are a lot of facts bombarding our gray matter nowadays. Pretty much everyone realizes that we live in an age of information overload.