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The Big Back Stack

How to Build a Huge, Complete Back

Docs on Gear

We interview several doctors who use steroids recreationally. Surprised? You really shouldn’t be. Check out the eye-opening interview.

Ditch the Holiday Leftovers

I've been riddled with guilt. I threw out a batch of mom's Christmas cookies today. Her fudge went too soft – as did my wife's cornbread-sausage stuffing, the candied yams, and the bowls of lovingly prepared homemade munchies that have been sitting around my house.

Train For Your Frame

What's the quickest way to take your physique to the next level? Give up? Well, the answer depends on your calf insertion points. No, I'm not kidding!

Booty Call

A Glute-Dominant Workout for Increased Strength

Radical Methods for Increasing Strength

"What are some of the most radical and perhaps bizarre methods you have ever heard of for increasing strength?"

3-2-1 Shoulders

When it comes to weight training, the deltoids are unique.

The Thailand Trilogy - Part 1

Descent into Bangkok

More Can Be Better!

Why you should train each muscle group more than once a week

The Protein Insider

An Inside Look at the Protein Business

The Winning Formula - Part 1

How to manipulate diet and exercise to look great naked

Smuggler's Blues

T-mag Goes Undercover in Mexico

A Talk with Tudor Bompa

Tudor Bompa is known to many as the man who single-handedly revolutionized Western training methods. After more than forty years of work in the arena of international sports, he's widely considered one of the world's leading specialists when it comes to periodization, planning, peaking, and strength and power training.

How to Build a T-Vixen

Now you want her to join you in the gym because the couple that trains together, stays together.

The Essential Berardi

A stripped down overview of JB's dietary wisdom

The One-Arm a Day Arm Cure

Has anyone out there tried "The One-Day Arm Cure" by Charles Poliquin? Or am I the only nut who spent an entire day devoted to training arms?

Big Numbers

The Mathematics of Determining a Single-Rep Maximum

The Next Poliquin? Part 1

An Interview with Don Alessi - Part 1

Bone Crackin' Bench

Advanced Training to Boost your Bench Press

Anabolic Athletics

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is flushed with victory after catching their first group of athletes for blood doping offenses 31 years after they invented the practice of testing.

May the Forskolin be with you!

Forskolin burns fat through two different pathways: causing the body to burn fat for energy and enhancing thyroid function.

Long Live Your Bench

I don't need to tell you how revered the bench press is. Along with exercises such as the squat and deadlift, it forms the basis of most strength training and bodybuilding programs. And it wouldn't be too bold a statement to say that the bench press is the most popular upper-body exercise in the world!

The Lost Secret of Ab Training

If a trainer were to come to us and say he had a method of ab training that would reduce the waist size of anyone in three weeks, we'd ask him what he was selling and then kick him out the door. Luckily, Don Alessi was a fast talker and before we could introduce him to the sidewalk, he'd convinced us that he had some pretty nifty ideas.