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Triple Threat

How to Build a 3-D Upper Body

The Psychology of Big – Part 2

Freud Pumps Up

Keep the Iron on the Bar

Too much dietary iron can wreak havoc on a man’s health. Here’s what you can do about it while still enjoying your steaks.

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

Texas T

Hillbilly Dichotomy

The MacGyver Workout

The MacGyver TV show was about a guy who made complicated machines or devices out of ordinary things. For instance, he could take down a helicopter with a fan, a dough-scraper, and some duct tape. Similarly, he could use a light bulb to make a set of lock picks.

Intolerable - Part 1

How to Repair Glucose Intolerance, Part 1

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 3

John Berardi will cover the interesting abstracts related to muscle physiology, muscle metabolism, hormones, weight loss, and nutrition.

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.

The Juicer's SAT

How much do you know about steroids? If you're using them or planning on using them, hopefully you know a lot. Sadly, we at T-mag have learned over the years that this is seldom the case.

Mister Spine - Part 2

An interview with Stuart McGill, Part 2

The Real World (of Physique Research) - Part 1

In the first part of this three-part series, Cassandra will cover the interesting abstracts related to dietary fat, fat metabolism, and gender differences.

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.

Covering Your Nutritional Acids (and Bases)

While I do my best try to stay abreast of the latest nutrition and supplement research, once in a while I find myself totally ignorant to an important topic or sound body of literature.

Restriction Contradiction - Part 1

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

Functionally Correct Calves

Look around your gym. Most trainees lack the calf thickness to suspend a pair of double striped knee socks, let along balance out the size and symmetry of the lower leg. Now look in the mirror. Are you one of them?

Training for Maximal Size

Moderate weight or moderate sets? Use more reps per set, or use heavier weight, more sets, and fewer reps per set? God almighty, which is the optimal way to train for size?

Ab Training for Athletes and Babehounds, 2K3

New exercises, new format, new pain!

  • Abs
  • 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!

    Ab Training From the Inside Out

    Breathing isn't one of those things we normally think about. Being the morons that we are – according to the general public, at least – bodybuilders generally prefer to devote our limited brain power towards things which seem more pertinent, such as calculating food intake or figuring out which tank top will make our guns look the biggest (okay, maybe that one's just me).

    The Eight Keys - Part 3

    Dave gives some great tips about how to overcome weaknesses or sticking points in the squat, deadlift, and bench press that should aid the bodybuilder or athlete in general.