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Frequent and Furious

How to get strong fast with frequent workouts!

Triple Decker Delts

What would you give to have delts so big and wide that you had to strip naked and coat yourself with lard before being able to pass from room to room?

The Hot-Rox® Transformation Plan

A simple guide to help you lose fat quickly while using Hot-Rox.

Fight Muscle

An interview with Coach Scott Sonnon

The Protein Prejudice

Do athletes and lifters really need more protein than regular folks? Yes. Here's why.

Your Doctor, Your Dealer 2

I was on a journey for greater knowledge regarding our friend "Mr. T." This journey took place on foot, in person, and online. It was also well worth it.

Break That Plateau!

Tired of your routine? Time to shake it up!

The Big Back Stack

How to Build a Huge, Complete Back

Toothpicks to Timber

Five Exercises for Fierce Forearms!

Steroid Manifesto - Part 3

What Your Doctor, Your Friends, Your Mamma, and Maybe Even You Don't Know About Steroids

Docs on Gear

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

Exercises You've Never Tried 6

Variety in training, used wisely, is one of the factors that keeps the gains coming. Try these odd but effective exercises to mix things up.

Steroid Manifesto - Part 2

What Your Doctor, Your Friends, Your Mamma, and Maybe Even You Don't Know About Steroids

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.

Steroids for Health, 2003

A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away (on-line issue #18 to be precise), T-mag ran an article called "Steroids for Health." The idea behind the article was sound and quite revolutionary at the time: steroids, when used safely and sanely, will not adversely affect your health; in fact, they may even be healthy.

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!

Refresher Course

10 Ways to Screw Up Your Diet

Behind the Iron Curtain

Soviet Training "Secrets" to Spark New Muscle Growth

Booty Call

A Glute-Dominant Workout for Increased Strength

Exercises You've Never Tried 5

The best exercises are often the ones you aren't using. To prevent adaptation, try some of these unconventional movements.

Power Broker

An Interview with Christian Thibaudeau

Save Your Parents!

Let's see if this situation sounds vaguely familiar. You're passionate about taking care of your body. You work out, you eat right, and you take supplements to fine tune the way your body looks, feels, and functions. If you piled up all the hours you've spent studying all this stuff, you'd think some University would just flat out give you a PhD.

The Painful Seven

The 7 best hamstring exercises you can perform at a regular gym.

Meltdown Training 2

Blend Olympic speed-strength exercises with hybrid sets and a few dirty tricks and what do you get? Really fast fat loss. Here’s how to do it.