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Tip: The Fat Guy's Eating Pattern

One pattern of eating disrupts metabolism and dietary behaviors more than any other. Here's how to avoid it.

Why Fat Loss is Harder for Women

When it comes to exercise and fat loss, it's a lot harder for women than it is for men. Here's what they can do about it to even the scales.

The Secret Strength Weapon

The dominatrix phenomenon. The dead fish factor. The irradiation principle. Here's what all that means and how it relates to building scary strength.

The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

Every Day is Calf Day

Drop the genetics excuse, Mr. Thermometer Calves. Train them first every time you hit the gym using these exercises and special techniques.

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Tip: The Swiss Ball Leg Curl

Looks easy. It's not! Try this instead of standard leg curls, or use it as a finisher.

Take Your Pull-Ups to the Next Level

Pull ups are the king of upper body exercises. Here are 5 ways to jack-up your performance to levels befitting royalty.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

Tip: Sprinters vs. Marathoners – What You Don't Know

Do their physiques say something about their training styles, or is there something else going on? Here's the real story.

Tip: The Right Reps for Strong Hammies

When it comes to building hamstrings, your rep range matters. Here's what to do.

Tip: Use a Balloon to Boost Your Deadlift

Sounds weird because, well, it is kinda weird. But this technique really works! Take a look.

3 Bad Ideas You Need to Stop Repeating

You've heard these things before. You've probably repeated them. Well, stop it. They're oversimplified and sometimes flat-out false.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

Tip: The Right Resveratrol

Boost testosterone and control estrogen with this plant compound. Just use the kind with high bioavailability. Here's what to look for.

3 Tricks for Faster Fat Loss

Add these three simple strategies to your diet plan and watch the fat fly off!

4 Ways to Burn Fat That Beat HIIT

How to use Supramaximal Interval Training (SMIT) to torch fat, improve fitness, and increase athletic performance.

Tip: The Best Exercise to Boost Your Deadlift

If you miss your big pulls at the bottom of the lift, there are three problems that need to be addressed. This accessory exercise fixes them all.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Big Arms in 8 Workouts

Here's a brutal workout that'll build noticeable size on your biceps and triceps in just one month. Guaranteed.

Reflexive Strength and Spider-Man

Get shredded and increase your "secret" reflexive strength. But remember, with great abs come great responsibility.

Tip: Do Landmine Thrusters for MetCon

Heart pounding intensity, hypertrophy, fat loss: what more can you ask from one exercise? Here's how to do it.

The 10 Dumbest Diet Myths

Don't believe the hype! Have you fallen for one of these dietary acts of idiocy?

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.