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Eat these for 30 days and gain a kilogram of muscle and lose a kilogram of fat. That's what science says. Check this out.

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Erector Set

Whether your goal is to build an amazing physique, a record deadlift, or simply put slabs of muscle on your lower back, try out a few of these exercises.

Tip: Two Things That Beat Coffee for Workouts

Tired before your workout? These two things may be better than caffeine for optimizing exercise performance.

Tip: This Vitamin Flat-Out Builds Muscle

The evidence is strong that it burns fat, too. Here's the science.

Kettlebells Put to the Test

What happens when a barbell guy devotes himself to kettlebells for eight weeks? More than he expected.

Tip: The Dumbest Exercise in Existence

It's the favorite exercise of bad personal trainers and people who don't look like they lift. Here's why you should avoid it.

(De)-Constructing Computer Guy - Part 1

Are you a computer guy? If so then your posture probably sucks. Here’s how to fix it.

The Effects of Eating Truckloads of Protein

What happens when you consume extra protein? Like 700% more than RDA guidelines? Here's the real science.

Tip: The Best Juice to Drink for Prostate Health

Protect your butt walnut, pee like a teenager, and live longer. Here's how.

Dieting Disasters

The most common causes of diet failure and how to avoid the mistakes. Check this out.

10 Rules for Building Muscle Without Getting Fat

Here are 10 strategies to help you do what was once thought to be impossible: growing muscle without growing your belly.

Tip: The Case for Gym Selfies

They can get annoying to other people sometimes, but science says they can also help you get lean. Check it out.

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Tip: Sumo-Stance Zercher Squat

Improve hip mobility and strength with this exercise.

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.

Seven Metabolic Finishers to Burn Fat

Burn body fat, improve conditioning, and make each workout an ass kicking success. Here’s how.

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: Young vs. Old: Who Wins?

A surprising study looks at the recovery rates of 20-somethings vs. 40-somethings.

An Interview with the Blond Bomber

Dave Draper, the best bodybuilder to never win Mr. Olympia, expounds on the agony and ecstasy of a life spent lifting.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

The Top Ten Triceps Exercises

The best exercises for big, strong triceps. Are you using them? Check out this list.

Tip: Know Your Anatomy, Build Bigger Traps

To build all three portions of the traps, do exercises for each... not just shrugs. Here's how.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.

Why Women Should Train Harder Than Men

Women not only need to train harder than men, their physiology makes it so they can. Here's what every female lifter needs to know.

Nutrition For Newbies

Ten basic, but often ignored, eating guidelines guaranteed to improve your body composition and fuel your workouts.

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.