If your body is lacking a few key minerals, even your best muscle-building endeavors won't get you anywhere. Here’s what you need to know.
The strength coaches, trainers, scientists, nutritionists, and editors at T-Nation have been debunking nutrition, supplementation, and fitness myths for years now with topics ranging from glutamine use to training frequency to tuna fish & mercury.
Anytime you plateau in training, it's rarely because your program isn't complex enough. Usually it's because you've strayed from the basics. Here's an overview of the basics of training.
Dr. Roussell weighs in on butter, oatmeal and milk thistle. Check it out.
Dr. Roussell answers your questions about trans fats, the Zone Diet, and more. Check it out.
Did you know that if you pig out after a short calorie restriction period, you can trick your body into adding more muscle? Did you know that you can make protein bars out of road kill? Okay we lied about that last one, but regardless, Mike does offer some cool recipes for high-protein snacks.
In this column, Dr. Roussell answers your questions about fat burners and glucomannan.
Do you really need to worry about the ratio between omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids? Here’s what science has to say.
Ridiculously simple. Powerfully effective. Get shredded using this one simple guideline. Here’s how.
If you need to decide what to eat, track down those foods in the proper amounts, and then finally take a bite – the chances of you skipping that meal are much higher. Here's how to take the thinking out of eating.
It isn't necessary to eat six small meals a day to build muscle. Instead, you need to practice protein pulsing.
A better way to cycle carbs, one that allows you to have your cake and eat it too, literally.
One of the most controversial topics in nutrition is fat. Let’s bust some myths about it.
Kinda skinny looking yet still have a gut? That’s skinny-fat. Here’s how to fix it.
The glycemic index has been around for decades. Is it legit? Somewhat. Here's a practical approach to using this tricky bastard.
Is prescription fish oil any better than your favorite fish oil supplement?
A simple trick to increase insulin sensitivity. Here's how it works and how much to consume.
Certain vitamins might seem like a good idea for recovery, but they can do more harm than good. Here's what to avoid.
Stress can rob you of your gains. Enhance your body's ability to adapt naturally. Here's how.
Here are four reasons to add this nutritional powerhouse to your diet.Why super-strict diets backfire and how to prevent that from happening with buffer foods.
How to sleep more, sleep better, fight cortisol, and boost natural GH.
These two things don't directly involve food, but they'll wreck your diet anyway. Check 'em out.
No reaching your physique goals? Are you making one of these common mistakes? Check out the list.
Turns out, not all protein is awesome. Gluten can make you bloated and might put the brakes on hypertrophy. Here's how.
Nutritionist Mike Roussell lays out some of the basics (and some of the not-so basics) for eating your way towards muscularity.