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Iron Evolution – Phase 3

Powerlifting's prodigal son returns bigger and stronger to bending bars, busting PR's, and tearing pecs.

Fight the T-Killing Toxins

Your environment could be making you look soft and lady-like. Here's how to fight the T-lowering toxins.

The Confidence Switch

How to develop hardcore confidence, in the gym and out.

The Truth About Prescription Fish Oil

Is prescription fish oil any better than your favorite fish oil supplement?

18 TAT (Tension Alteration Technique) Movements

Tom Furman unearths and revitalizes an old forgotten technique to extend sets. Remember not to kill the messenger when the paralyzing pain hits you.

Two Seconds to Peak Performance

Make better gains starting today. Here’s what you need to know about Active Isolated Stretching.

Strong in the Stretch

Get stronger and improve movement quality at the same time with these five exercises.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 3

The salmon and beef industry have fooled us, and the miracle food of the week is a joke. Here's why.

Proper Back Position for Power

One simple adjustment in your lower back position could allow you to start smashing personal records immediately.

Leucine and Protein Synthesis

Leucine is the key amino acid responsible for stimulating muscle protein synthesis. Here’s how to make it even better.

The Four Types of Movements

Simple adjustments to both your style and speed of training can take you closer to your goals, whether you're an MMA fighter or a powerlifter.

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.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 2

A deeper look at the great hormones-in-milk scare and much more.

Ordinary Muscle

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

Curcumin a Fat Burner?

Curcumin has a host of health benefits, but could it help with body composition too? Looks that way. Info here.

Resveratrol Decreases Fat Storage

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

Rule Number One: Do What Works

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

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.

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.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 2

Samurai-tested strategies for not only setting goals, but actually achieving them.