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Tip: Do This Finisher, Pack on Muscle

Doing this after your last heavy work set will give you a mind-blowing pump and add inches that you'd otherwise leave on the table.

Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.

The Easiest Exercise With the Most Benefits

Get leaner, end back pain, recover faster from monster workouts, and even get a little smarter. Here's how.

The Athletic Aesthetic Program

Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

50 Reps for Size

Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

9 Superior Exercises for Abs and Obliques

Think beyond the Pallof press and side plank. You want a strong, jacked core? Build it like this.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

The Best Exercises. Period.

The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

Tip: What Erections Tell You About Your Health

Boners are a better predictor of future health than smoking, high blood pressure, or diabetes. Here's why.

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.

Shock Training for Superhuman Power

Apply the principles of Soviet depth-jump training to push-ups and kettlebell swings to build unreal explosiveness and strength.

6 Weeks to Superhero

I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

Tip: 6 Quick Tips for Complete Pec Development

It takes more than barbell benching to build an impressive chest. Try these tips and tricks.

Question of Nutrition 9

Will strict diets wreck your metabolism? Can you boost testosterone via diet? And how do you build muscle without getting fat? Answers here!

Tip: Your Morning Orange Juice May Be Killing You

You should be less afraid of high fructose corn syrup and more afraid of supposedly healthy fruit juices and juicing. Here's why.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

Tip: Do Hamstring Curls Before Squats

Pre-pumped hamstrings will make your squat feel more comfortable and stable.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Pyramid Method For Strength & Muscle

Pyramids are simple, logical, effective, and they just feel right. Here’s how to do them for best results.

Tip: What a Bug Can Teach You About Diet

There's an insect that tries to copulate with beer bottles. Really. And he has much to teach you about diet. Check this out.

The Kardashian Butt Must Die

Admiration of that famous big butt is ruining women's backsides. Here's why.

How Sex Really Affects Training & Competition

Old-school coaches made their athletes swear off sex before competition to improve performance. Does that work? Does it apply to workouts? Here's the science.

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: Sex at the Gym

Two surveys reveal that a lot of people are focused on something other than their workouts. Warning: This gets a little frisky.