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The Food Combo That Makes You Fat

Certain foods will dramatically impact whether or not fat is stored or burned. In fact, they'll totally change how your brain works and disrupt your metabolism.

A Strongman's Guide to Shoulder Health

Love lifting heavy? Then you either have some shoulder issues or you soon will. Follow these 5 steps to get them healthy and keep them healthy.

Emma Stone Gains 18 Pounds of Muscle

For her new movie, Battle of the Sexes, the actress hit the weights and packed in the protein. Trainer Jason Walsh outlines how she did it.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

Tip: Do One Set for Arm Growth

Yes, just one set. One excruciating set that'll make your eyeballs pop out. Here's how to do it.

Squat Mechanics: A Deep Analysis

It's time to finally fix your squat. Here's an in-depth look at squat mechanics from the author of Starting Strength.

Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

Pull-Ups Vs. Chin-Ups

We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps, and Shoulders

Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

Enormous and Strong Legs: The Mountain Dog Way

Most lifters are lacking in the leg department. Why? Because the type of training you have to do for leg growth is brutal. Here’s how to get it done.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

Full Body vs. Split Training

Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.

Tip: Take This to Stay Lean After Dieting

The fat starts to creep back on after a diet, but this supplement will go a long way in helping your body resist that fat.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

Take your strength to the next level with this simple 60-second challenge. Then, build a bone-crushing grip. Here's how.

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Tip: A Better Way to Bench For Short Lifters

Under 5'8"? Make the bench press safer and more effective by adding a couple of plates under your feet.

12 Overlooked Foods You Should Be Eating

What's one overlooked food that all lifters and fitness fanatics should be eating? We ask 12 of our experts. Their answers will surprise you.

The 500 Rep Shoulder Workout

Change the look of your physique in 12 workouts with this insane (but intelligently designed) delt specialization plan.

Vegans Suck at Science. Here's The Proof.

Ignore the vegans and their bad science. Here's the truth about meat, cancer, heart disease, inflammation, and the environment.

4 Exercises for a Thick Back

Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

4 Crazy Ways to Squat More Weight

These brutal squat progressions will help you set a new PR fast. Just make sure your spleen doesn't pop out and fly across the room. Check 'em out.