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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.

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.

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.

Wasabi Glucosinolates

You've probably never eaten wasabi, even if you think you have. That's too bad, because the real stuff might extend your life. Here’s how.

Curcumin a Fat Burner?

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

Muscle Memory, Steroids, and Creatine

Athletes that have used anabolic steroids may have an increased form of muscle memory. Here are some legal ways to get a similar effect.

Alpha Male Potentiates Muscle Growth

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

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.

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.

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.

100 Reps in 100 Seconds

Martin Rooney transforms his combat athletes into beasts in record time. He wants to do the same with you.

Thib's 35 Minutes to Hardcore Muscle

Use different force curves and the principles of high-threshold hypertrophy to gain serious muscle with only three workouts per week.

What Force Factor Are You Missing?

The stretch-shortening cycle can be your best friend or your biggest enemy. Here’s what you need to know.

Simple But Way Cool Nervous System Tests

Forget space being the final frontier, it's the nervous system. Here's how to finally tap into what it's telling you.

7 Steps to Better Workouts

Here are seven steps you can use to improve your programming and get better results from your hard work.

Matt Kroc is More Man Than You

Elite powerlifter Matt Kroc lives by a code that drives him to do things we find scary and inspiring.

Sucker Punch: Dr. Tim Ziegenfuss

One of the top product developers in the sports nutrition industry talks frankly about new developments in the wild world of sports supplements.

Sucker Punch: Dan John

An in-depth discussion with Highland Games competitor, thrower, coach, teacher, and wise man of the iron game, Dan John.

The Strongest Gym on the Planet

Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?

The Tao of Dr. Clay Hyght

The good doctor teaches us some new exercises, defends the sport of bodybuilding, and even mentions the Dalai Lama. Intrigued? So were we.