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Yes, do your squats. But add in these two moves for all-around strength.

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10 Dietary Myths Destroyed

Some of these are so ingrained that no one even questions them anymore. Time to put an end to that.

Tip: Skin the Cat for Better Mobility

Do this before you do overhead pressing exercises for better shoulder mobility. Bonus: It builds a strong core too.

The Colorado Experiment: Fact or Fiction

It's one of the greatest bodybuilding stories ever told. And people have been talking about it for over 40 years. But is it true? Here's the real story, written by a man who actually knows.

Tip: Low Carb No More

I used to be a diehard low-carb guy. Not anymore. Here's why.

Hybrid Hypertrophy

Get stronger and build muscle with this unique 4-week training plan.

Tip: One Exercise for Triceps and Abs

Two birds, one stone. Two muscle groups, one exercise. Check this out and give it a shot.

Tip: The Leg Exercise Everyone Needs

Are those your legs or are you riding a stork? If you've ever been the butt of that joke, add this to your leg day.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

Tip: Stop Perving on Women at the Gym

Really, it's embarrassing. But there is a less creepy way of striking up a conversation.

3 Ways to Minimize Junk Training

Here's how to cut out a lot of useless reps and get straight to the ones that produce the most muscle growth.

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 Deadlift That Builds More Muscle

The standard deadlift is great for strength, but it's missing something when it comes to hypertrophy. Try this variation instead.

Get Bigger and Stronger, Even Banged Up

Losers use injuries as excuses to be lazy. Winners find ways to work around them. Here are 17 tips for wounded winners.

Tip: Where Does Body Fat Go When You Lose It?

Only 1 out of a 100 people really knows what happens to fat when you diet. Sad!

Tip: 6 Butt Exercises You Gotta Try

If you're only doing squats, deads, and lunges for hip and glute strength, you're leaving gains on the table. Try these.

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Tip: Biceps 21's – A New Variation

This variation of the 21's method involves using 7 leaning curls, a 7-second isometric with a twist, then 7 full-range reps.

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.

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Tip: Dumbbell Chest Press 21s with Isometric

Here's a challenging new way to build your chest. Start with a 7 second mid-range hold, then do 7 full-range reps and 7 top-half partials.

Tip: Manipulate Carbs to Get Shredded

Here's how to manage your carbs to lose fat but keep the muscle gains coming.

Triceps: Strongman Strength, Bodybuilder Size

You can't have big arms with weak little triceps. You can't have a big bench either. Here's how to get 'em huge, strength-athlete style.

3 Techniques for Serious Strength

Stimulate the neurological/myofibril connection to accelerate strength and muscle gains. Here’s how.

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.

Test Your Relative Strength in 20 Seconds

You may be strong when it comes to 1 RMs, but how's your relative strength? It matters. Take these quick tests and find out right now.

Pick It Up and Bleed

The barbell has things to teach you. Painful, but very rewarding things.