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A look back at the best articles of 1998, the first year of Testosterone magazine.(Guess what? They still kick ass.)

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Kroc Talk

Kroc talks about his current hybrid training program, gaining weight, and the absolute best exercises for putting on muscle.

Puncturing Popular Broscience Myths

Are you still following this old school bodybuilding advice? It's time to call out the common myths. Here's what it is and why it's wrong.

Old School Tempo Training For More Muscle

Tried and true tempo training may be just what you need to reignite muscular gains. Here’s how to do it.

Introducing High Volume Tier Training

Increase strength, decrease fat, and improve conditioning-at the same time? Sound like guru voodoo? Well, then keep reading...

Blast: Metabolic Interval Training

Call it whatever you want: circuit training, interval training, whatever. Two things are certain: 1. It ain't for wimps. 2. It'll rip the fat off you.

Blood and Chalk 4

The Devil's Advocate returns to talk overhead presses, cable pull throughs, finishers, pin presses, and why those dudes winning Super Bowl rings look the way they do.

Supplements vs. Whole Foods

Where does healthy, muscle-building nutrition really come from, the garden or the supplement bottle? The answer may surprise you.

The Tao of Cressey

The perfect deadlift, a sample week of training, baseball talk, and Cressey admits to doing curls.

Dispelling Ab Training Myths

Most bodybuilders don't know how their abs function, or even how to train them effectively. Learn how now.

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  • Are Omega-6 Fats Really That Bad?

    You pop Omega-3's like Pez candy, but avoid Omega-6's like candy corn. Maybe it's time to use both.

    Operation Barbell: 10 Money Exercises

    Want to add slabs of muscle and get powerful? You can’t go wrong with these exercises.

    The Stair-Step Approach to Muscle

    When do you do low reps and heavy weight? What about higher reps and light weight? Read this and finally feel good about writing your own training programs.

    Bastards on Biceps

    Four T Nation coaches (who are actually nice guys) debate biceps training. Read up. You’ll learn a lot.

    Button-Popping Pecs in Just 8 Weeks

    This simple, fairly painless twist on a traditional chest workout will armor-up your pecs in a very short time.

    A Novel Approach to Rest Periods

    A 2-kilogram discuss traveled 140 feet through the air and landed in Dan John's skull. After that, he "rested" for five months. Now he has some interesting ideas about rest periods in general.

    Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

    When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.

    You Ain't Got No Meat

    Okay Spunky, go to the mirror and take a peek at your backside. Careful, chances are the view back there is a mess. Chances are you ain't got no meat back there. That's right, no muscle, or very little.

    Cutting-Edge Muscle Science

    Dr. Lowery white-knuckled his way around the country to get the first word about the research that could change the way you train.

    Eat Your Lungs Out While Getting Leaner

    Science writer Gary Taubes has a simple message: Everything you think you know about diet is wrong.

    Crossed Up by CrossFit

    A T Nation contributor goes undercover to score a coveted CrossFit certification. Here’s what happened.

    Functional Ab Training for Bodybuilders

    An ab routine that not only trains every function of the muscles, but also gets you ripped.

    An Interview with the Blond Bomber

    Dave Draper, the best bodybuilder to never win Mr. Olympia, expounds on the agony and ecstasy of a life spent lifting.

    Is Sport-Specific Training a Myth?

    Coach Mike explains why the exercises an athlete doesn't perform can have the biggest impact on his success in a training program.

    The Best Exercises for Size and Strength

    Squats or leg presses? Barbell or Hammer machine? The right answer depends on what you want to get out of your workouts.