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Got a puny chest? Bench pressing more weight won't be what builds it. If your pecs have stopped growing, here's what to do.

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Tip: The One Supplement Every Man Needs

Whether your goal is more muscle and better performance or just improved overall health, this supplement should be a staple.

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.

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.

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.

Fit Pants Podcast 2

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

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

Goodbye to Love Handles and Belly Fat

No, this formulation won't make you lose 25 pounds without exercise or diet, but it will help you whittle away that last bit of stubborn fat.

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.

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!

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.

Tip: The Chin-Up for Newbies AND Pros

It's the perfect variation for beginners and even hardcore lifters looking for an even greater challenge. Check it out.

Tip: The Home Gym Extras You Need

Got a bench, a rack, a bar, and a mountain of plates? Awesome. Now it's time to have some fun.

Tip: One Exercise for Harder Punches

You shouldn't hit people. But if you HAVE to, this exercise will make it a one-punch fight.

Tip: Activate Your Pecs, Press Heavier

Use this as an assistance movement or as an activation exercise prior to a chest hypertrophy workout.

4 Bodyweight-Training Myths... Busted!

Think you've got good reasons to choose barbells and dumbbells over bodyweight training? Think again.

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.

Tip: Should You Ditch the Incline Bench?

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

Squat Like You Mean It

If you ain't squatting deep, you're just taking up space in our power rack. Here's what you need to get low.