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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.

The Truth About the Media Creatine Scare

Something was fishy at the high school in McMinnville, Oregon. Was creatine to blame? Here’s the real story.

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!

Pumped Up On The Paleo Diet

It's a diet so simple, a caveman can follow it. But can it help you build a stronger, leaner body? Find out here.

Quick Fixes to Common Training Injuries

Because you can't build a good body while you're hurt, we asked experts Cressey and Robertson how they'd fix four common injuries.

10 Simple Tips to Get More Mass

Here's ten mass-gaining essentials for your toolbox.

How to Tell if Your Exercises Suck

A fast and effective way to separate the best exercises from the rest of the weak sauce pretenders.

To Eat Organic or Not: Meat

Grass fed vs. corn fed, organic vs. natural, and wild vs. farmed. What should you be eating? Get the facts.

Kick-Ass Reads: The Testosterone Files - 1998

A look back at the best articles of 1998, the first year of Testosterone magazine.(Guess what? They still kick ass.)

It's Hammerin' Time!

Improve your grip, ramp up your conditioning, and invoke your inner Incredible Hulk, all with one simple movement.

To Eat Organic or Not: Fruits and Veggies

Is organic produce really more nutritious than conventionally grown? Get the facts.

Controlled Overtraining for Muscle Growth

Yeah, your body could use a break. But only after you run it into the ground. Here’s what to do.

Sure Fire Fixes for Weak Points

The T NATION coaches weigh in on the quickest, most effective ways to kick-start your most stubborn bodyparts into some serious growth.

Simple But Way Cool Nervous System Tests

Forget space being the final frontier, it's the nervous system. Here's how to finally tap into what it's telling you.

7 Steps to Better Workouts

Here are seven steps you can use to improve your programming and get better results from your hard work.

Sucker Punch: Dr. John Berardi

Dr. John Berardi gives us the details on nutrition for athletes, diet strategy, food behavior, and Georges St. Pierre. See what he has to say.

Puncturing Popular Broscience Myths

Are you still following this old school bodybuilding advice? It's time to call out the common myths. Here's what it is and why it's wrong.

Matt Kroc is More Man Than You

Elite powerlifter Matt Kroc lives by a code that drives him to do things we find scary and inspiring.

Brutal Trisets for Sluggish Muscle Groups

The way we see it, there are two types of lifters: those who like trisets, and wusses. Here's an article for the former.

The Strongest Gym on the Planet

Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?

The Tao of Boyle

38 years of under-the-bar experience, the best exercises, and why back squats still suck.

Introducing High Volume Tier Training

Increase strength, decrease fat, and improve conditioning-at the same time? Sound like guru voodoo? Well, then keep reading...

What I Learned in 2009

Cressey's 2009 lessons-learned include the perfect sleep schedule, why shoes suck, and why you may want to stay away from hyper-mobile chicks.

Tag Team: Tate and Wendler

What do you do when you have two loud, smart, Elite bad-boys on the phone? You shut the hell up and listen.