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Pushing the Limits: A Pain Roundtable

Push past the pain barrier to test your mettle. Dan John, Martin Rooney, Craig Weller, and Dan Twight show you how.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Saturday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

Bad Fruits, Evil Veggies

More bad news about what you're putting in your mouth. Don't worry, you can fix the problem. Here's how.

Iron Evolution – Phase 2

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

What I Learned in 2010

Cressey doesn't miss anything. Stuff he didn't miss in 2010 includes the myth of symmetry, zones of convergence, the complete overuse of barefoot training, and the dangers of zits.

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.

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.

Fish Oil: Gender Matters

Research suggests males and females respond differently to DHA and EPA supplementation. Details here.

Citrulline Helps Muscle Recover Faster

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

Rule Number One: Do What Works

Man up and discover the training program that works best for your body. Here’s how.

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.

How Weight Training Saved My Life

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

Must Reads: The Testosterone Files - 1999

1999 was a great Testosterone year for Charles Poliquin, Ian King, The Dead Pool, and big-time muscle building. Be prepared to be lost in our archives for several hours as you pore over our greatest hits!

15 Cool Nutrition Tips

Fifteen topics that will help you build a bigger, leaner, healthier body and live a better life. Check ‘em out.

Quick Fixes to Common Training Injuries

Because you can't build a good body while you're hurt, we asked experts Cressey and Robertson how they'd fix four common injuries.

10 Simple Tips to Get More Mass

Here's ten mass-gaining essentials for your toolbox.

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.)

20 Training Tips From John Romaniello

Break out the tape measure and get ready to hit the gym. Roman's got some tips to make this your best training year ever.

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.

Pull-Up Strength: The Missing Link

All the pull-up routines in the world won't help you get more reps or build bigger muscles if you’re missing this important factor.

What I Learned in 2009

Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.

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.

From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.

The Get Lean Quick Scheme

A radical 7-day diet and workout plan guaranteed to kickstart fat loss.