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Leg Curl First, Squat Later

Squats rule, but doing hamstring curls first will make your legs even bigger and your squats even stronger. Here’s why.

2 Ways to Lose Fat, Only 1 Way to Get Ripped

Simple tips to help you get shredded. Check ‘em out.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

11 Ways to Make an Exercise Harder

Is your training getting stale? Here are eleven effective methods to spark new progress.

Tip: Supercharge GH Production

Boost growth hormone and build strength and muscle by using this simple training trick.

Tip: The 10 x 1 Workout Program

A new way to get stronger and master a lift.

Tip: For Muscle Growth, Chase the Pump

The pump isn't just a temporary cosmetic effect, it's essential for muscle growth. Check out this science.

No-Weights Calf Training

Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

10 x 3 For Fat Loss

Think fat loss requires high-rep training and tons of cardio? Think again. You can torch fat in sets of three.

Tip: The Complete Guide to Ab Wheel Rollouts

There are two correct ways to do this exercise, then there's the way most people do it. Know the difference.

The Truth About Belts, Lifting Shoes, and Straps

Do you use straps, Olympic lifting shoes, or a belt? Should you be using them? Here's how to know.

Question of Nutrition 3

Is pomegranate really nature’s Viagra? Is HFCS really the same as sugar? Do you need extra vitamin D? All these answers and much more here.

The Small Calf Solution

Never take calf-building advice from guys with naturally huge calves. Instead, seek advice from the guy who had small calves but built them up. Get that advice here.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

Creatine Update, 2006

Creatine is the most studied sports supplement in history. Here’s what we’ve learned about loading, delivery systems, and timing issues.

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Tip: The Touch-and-Go Box Squat

Unlike the regular box squat, this variation has you tapping the box with your glutes, but not sitting, keeping the hip extensors engaged.

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.

The Olympic Lifts Are Overrated

Are you doing Olympic lifts to get bigger, stronger, and more explosive? You're probably wasting your time. Here's why.

Fasted Cardio Roundtable

Does fasted cardio work better for fat loss or is it a sure way to burn up muscle? Our experts discuss.

The Best Forearm Exercise

Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.

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.

Painful Advice Every Lifter Needs to Hear

Listen up. The training and diet advice in this article will be tough to hear. It might even make you mad. But it will definitely make you better.

Potent Pills and Potions

Whether you want to win the race, stave off sleep, perform like a sexual champ, or increase focus, here’s your guide.

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Tip: Ball False-Grip Drill

Master the false grip to master the muscle-up and other moves. This is also a great way to strengthen your forearms.