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Five Loading Protocols That Suck

The pros and cons of five popular set/rep schemes. Check ‘em out.

Curcumin: The Next Big Superfood

What can help you lose fat, fight off catabolism, smack down pesticides and make chicken taste great? Answer: India's golden superfood.

Ordinary Muscle

Powerlifting's version of Clark Kent shows you how to develop superhuman strength.

Resveratrol Decreases Fat Storage

If obesity is a disease of inflammation, resveratrol is one key piece of the anti-inflammatory puzzle.

Strong Mind, Stronger Body

The difference between a high-performance body and a slow, chubby body is all in your head... literally.

Are You a G.A.M.E.R.?

What is it that separates the masterful from the mediocre? And do you have it? Find out here.

Resveratrol for Muscle Growth

Enough resveratrol in the bloodstream at the right time enables the growth of more muscle. Check this out.

Five Movements to Make You Hate Life

Learn how to do the goblet squat with pulse, the anterior loaded barbell step-up, and other movements that will make you monetarily hate life.

The Glycemic Index Revisited

The glycemic index has been around for decades. Is it legit? Somewhat. Here's a practical approach to using this tricky bastard.

Alpha Male Potentiates Muscle Growth

A unique way to use T boosters to get even better results from your workouts. Check it out.

CLA Fights Asthma

CLA can increase lean mass and reduce body fat, but can it help with asthma? Research says yes.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 3

Learn your competitors' weaknesses and exploit them. Learn your own weaknesses and correct them.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 1

T Nation judges various supplements, foods, ingredients, and dietary practices with the “nutsack" rating system.

Band of Meatheads

Want to be more and do more? You'll get there faster with friends than you would by going at it alone. Here’s why community is essential in training.

Nutritional Leverage: Dieting Edition

Ketogenic diets, cheat meals, fat loss plateaus, and blowing your diet straight to hell. Isn't this fat loss thing supposed to be simple?

How Weight Training Saved My Life

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

Excelling at the Big Lifts

Becoming a better, stronger lifter takes years of practice, but you can speed up the process by remembering a few simple cues.

12 Steps to Kick Ass Hamstrings

Twelve ways to bring up your hamstrings to help you dominate the big lifts.

Enter The Drug Dragon - 3

A professional prep coach returns to answer your questions about MMA and drugs, Trenbolone home brews, estrogen blockers, and more.

Prepping for the O Lifts

Here’s how to make learning the Olympics lifts a whole lot easier.

Extended Sets for Pain

Do you like pain? Do you like showing off your gym work ethic? Here are some sure-fire ways to do it.

Breathe, Stupid, Breathe!

The vast majority of people don't know how to breathe properly, and it's hurting them. Here’s what you need to know.

Blood and Chalk 7

Rack pulls, training injuries, big-time inspiration, and the difference between Metallica and real heavy metal? It must be Blood & Chalk time.

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!