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3 Common Mistakes That Eff-Up Your Workouts

Here's how to save time, boost motivation, and supercharge your results by dropping the fluff and focusing on what actually matters.

Tip: The Ultimate Hammer Curl

Make these three changes to how you do your hammer curls and you'll see new growth fast. Check it out.

Tip: The Goblet Squat Test

If you can pass this test, move to heavy barbell squats. If not, you have some work to do first.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

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.

Fit Pants Podcast 2

CrossFit with guns, a supplement ingredient quiz (with prizes), and the delicious food that keeps you full for hours.

Tip: A Better Way to Z-Press

The Z-press is getting more popular. This variation gives you a better mind-muscle connection and even more core activation.

Tip: 5 New-to-You Exercises for Legs & Glutes

Single-leg work in this plane is missing from most workout plans. Don't leave it out of yours. Here's what to do.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

Tip: Lift This Way, Build Muscle 3 Times Faster

Research shows this training method builds muscle and strength much, much faster. Check out the science.

6 Hard Truths About Building Muscle

Lifters spend too much time on the itty-bitty stuff when it's these six big-picture truths that'll get them growing again.

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

Cardio for Strong People

Forget boring, strength-sapping forms of cardio. These treadmill and bike finishers will burn fat and increase athleticism in just 4-12 minutes.

Testosterone and Depression: What You Don’t Know

Doctors often prescribe drugs for depression and anxiety when what you really need is testosterone replacement. Here are the facts.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout: Revisited

This brutal home workout set the internet on fire... and built a lot of calluses. Here are three new, slightly easier ways to do.

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.

Men, Don't Eat These Things Before Sex

Lots of articles tell you what to eat before sex to make it better, but this one tells you what NOT to eat, which is sometimes way more important.

The Complete Guide to Biceps Training

Long head, short head, brachialis. All three need direct attention if you're going to make any significant progress in growing the biceps.

6 Easy Exercises You Won't Be Able to Do

Maybe you're pretty strong. Great. But that just increases the odds that you can't do these easy movements that would allow you to get even stronger.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Olympic vs. Powerlifting Squats

You need to know the differences and use the one that’s right for you. A must-read for squat freaks.

One-Rule Diets That Work Every Time

Keep it simple and get ripped. Here are 4 one-sentence plans that require a little discipline but not an ounce of overthinking.