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Tip: The Mineral That Treats Depression & Anxiety

If you're low in this mineral it could bring on the symptoms of depression or make them worse. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Here's Why Your CBD Oil Kinda Sucks

The CBD you're rubbing on your aching muscles and joints probably isn't doing you any good. A new study reveals the problem.

5 Signs You're About to Get Hurt

Are you on your way to becoming a broken down lifter? Here are the signs to watch out for and how to intervene.

Tip: The Best Arm Exercises for Long-Armed Lifters

If you have long arms, it's tougher to build biceps and triceps. Use these exercises to bring them up.

Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

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Tip: Drive the Bus for Bigger Delts

This odd-looking exercise puts the whole deltoid group under constant tension and works angles that aren't normally trained.

Bench Press 600 Pounds

Want to break records on the bench press? Ignore stupid rules and follow these twelve steps instead.

Question of Strength 54

Are SARMs safe, legal, and as effective as steroids? Does German Volume Training work for natural lifters? Info here.

Tip: A Top Training Method for Size and Strength

So you want to be big AND strong? Well, it's hard to beat this training method. Take a look.

Tip: How to Increase Your Sex Drive

A new study says we've been looking for libido in all the wrong places. Here's the truth about testosterone, estrogen and sex drive.

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: The Beast Challenge

Warning: This workout challenge is for advanced lifters only.

Tip: The Number One Bench Press Mistake

Fix it or wreck your shoulders.

Tip: The Toughest Loaded Carry

Build your core strength and boost your squat, deadlift, and bench performances with this unusual exercise.

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

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: Pump the Hamstrings First on Leg Day

Believe it or not, this will make you a better squatter and make those cranky knees feel awesome. Here's why and how to do it.

The 6 Most Overrated Things in Fitness

What do benching, burpees, running, sit-ups, and stretching your hammies have in common? They're rituals that make people lose their damn minds. Here's why.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

Inside the Muscles: Best Shoulders and Trap Exercises

Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.

Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

Tip: Surprising New Research on Rep Ranges

If you train upper body with this specific rep range while working the lower body with another specific range, you'll make lots more progress.

Tip: Train for Systemic Growth

Don't try to isolate every little muscle. Prioritize big compound lifts, especially if you're natural. Here's why.

Trans Athletes: The Death Of Women's Sports

In an effort to be trans-inclusive, sports federations are forcing women off of the winner's podium. Their rules are anti-female. Here's why.