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Tip: The Janda Sit-Up

Turn off your hip flexors to build better, stronger abs. Here's how.

How to Eliminate Love Handles, Man Boobs, or Jelly Belly

Where you store body fat can tell you a lot about your hormones. Here’s how and, more importantly, what you can do to fix your problem.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

Tip: Do This Before Leg Day

Here's how to wake up and prepare your body for your toughest lower-body workout.

The Best Damn No-Weights Workout

Even an advanced lifter can get a damn good workout at home – without any special equipment. Here's how.

The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.

The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

9 Fake Health Foods

It's easy to spot foods that make you fat and unhealthy, right? Not always. Some health foods are dirty fakers. Check out this list.

Protein Powder Crimes and Misdemeanors

Protein powder is one of the most important bodybuilding supplements, yet it's the one that's most vulnerable to manufacturer monkey business.

Real Fast Fat Loss

The five most important components of fat loss, all in one program. Check it out.

The Ultimate Mobility Test for Lifters

Can't pass this quick test? Then you're gonna get injured in the gym. Luckily, you can fix everything at home with this drill.

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!

Destroying Fat

It takes more than just “eating less and exercising more” to reach single-digit body fat. Check out these advanced fat loss strategies.

Tip: Should You Ditch the Incline Bench?

The incline press doesn't do what you think it does. Do this exercise instead.

Get Jacked Without Leaving Your House

Stuck at home? Here's how to whip up some homemade gains with eight advanced training methods.

Tip: Do the 4 Best Biceps Exercises

For direct biceps training, you can't beat these variations. Funny thing is, most people have never even tried them.

Bodyweight Strength & Conditioning From Home

Blast your upper body. Smash your lower body. Build your conditioning. And do it all with a foam roller. Wait, what?

8 Minutes to Awesome

What would happen if you did push-ups and bodyweight squats every day?

Tip: Better Than Triceps Pushdowns

Here's a new move that beats the snot out of your regular triceps exercises.

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 Gagné Triceps Extension

Want bigger guns? Slap a horseshoe onto the back of your arms with this forgotten exercise.

Build Muscle at Home

Can't get to the gym because of the weather, a global pandemic, or a zombie uprising? Build muscle anyway with these moves.

8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: An Awkward Way to Get Ripped

It's kinda odd, maybe even politically incorrect, but science says it works. Check it out.