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Driven by the intelligent and relentless pursuit of muscle since 1998.

About 2 years ago, we asked one of our resident nutrition and supplement gurus, John Berardi, to give us a peek into his training journal. While best known for dispersing dietary dogma, JB has built a rock-solid physique from countless hours of fraternizing with heavy dumbbells and barbells.

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Out of Kilter - Part 2

No More Back Pain

Variable Cluster Training

We all know building a muscular body takes time, but if you want to speed things up and kickstart some serious hypertrophy, you must make intelligent use of two core muscle-building concepts: absolute strength and absolute volume.

The Big Sleep - Part 2

Snooze Your Way to Bigger Muscles and Less Fat!

Frankenfood

Eight foods that have been wrecked by science, plus the healthier alternatives.

Kill The Gurus!

Have you ever wanted to be recognized as an authority on bodybuilding, powerlifting, and performance enhancement?

The Serrano Show

You can say a lot of things about Dr. Eric Serrano, but you can't say he's boring.

The Psychology of Big – Part 2

Freud Pumps Up

Back On Track

How many Mondays have you been to the gym, anxiously awaiting your chest workout, only to find that you have to wait 45 minutes just to get on a bench? It seems that every guy in the gym trains his chest on Monday; it's a foregone conclusion.

The Psychology of Big – Part 1

A Brief History of Mind Over Matter

Intolerable - Part 1

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 1

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 2

This week David Barr will cover the interesting abstracts related to endurance training, strength training, athletic performance and recovery.

Mister Spine - Part 2

An interview with Stuart McGill, Part 2

Mister Spine - Part 1

An interview with Stuart McGill

Restriction Contradiction - Part 2

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

Restriction Contradiction - Part 1

How to calculate your energy needs so you can lose fat without wrecking your metabolism or losing muscle.

The Eight Keys - Part 4

Interested in strength? Here's a training program, some training wisdom, and a little life advice from an iron icon.

HOT-ROX Challenge Champs

Introducing the HOT-ROX Inferno Challenge Winners!

The Eight Keys - Part 2

In this segment, Tate covers the strength portion of the Westside program.

What It Means To Be Swole

An Interview with Diet Guru Chris Janusz

Triple Shot

An overview of the latest steroid studies

The Best of the Guest 3

Q and A with Charles Staley

The Cardio Roundtable - Part 2

Featuring Charles Staley, Christian Thibaudeau, Lonnie Lowery, PhD and Don Alessi

High Steaks

It's the battle cry of any bodybuilder worth his salt, or should I say, protein. Or maybe his carbs. Anyhow, massive eating is one of our defining characteristics.

Hungry, Hungry Hormones - Part 3

We here at T-nation just love them-there hormones.