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Tip: Do These 3 Heavy Movements or Stay Weak

Deadlifts, overhead presses, and farmer's walks are the most important exercises. Here's why.

10 Game-Changer Biceps Exercises

Just when you thought you'd tried everything, along comes a treasure trove of great new movements and workouts.

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.

The Game Changers – Exposed

Do the documentaries popularizing veganism hold up? Not this one. Here's what you really need to know.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

3 Psych Skills for Strength Training

Are you standing in the way of your own goals? Here’s how to tackle the mental side of getting bigger, leaner, and stronger.

Tip: Fuel Up With Hot Rice Cereal

Bored of oatmeal? Start your day with this high-protein waker-upper. Get the easy recipe here.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

Tip: Curcumin Makes Fat Cells Kill Themselves

New research shows that curcumin prevents baby fat cells from becoming adults while also causing adult fat cells to commit suicide.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

8 Minutes to Awesome

What would happen if you did push-ups and bodyweight squats every day?

Tip: Another Reason to Avoid Low-Fat Milk

Low-fat milk leads to surprisingly high blood levels of this muscle-killing hormone. Here's what a new study shows.

8 Reasons Kids Should Lift Weights

Team sports kill individuality and fail to build self-worth. Weightlifting, however, can prevent your kid from going over to the dark side. Here's why.

Tip: BFR for Big Arms

Blood flow restriction training. Occlusion training. Kinda-crazy training. Whatever you call it, it works. Here's what you need to know.

A Powerful New Way to Squat

Squat like a monster. Frankenstein's monster to be exact. It'll build your quads, improve your regular squat form, and make you beastly strong.

Protein Powder Crimes and Misdemeanors

Protein powder is one of the most important bodybuilding supplements, yet it's the one that's most vulnerable to manufacturer monkey business.

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Tip: The Hack Squat Drop Set

Building legs isn't just about going heavy, but also increasing the time under tension. Drop sets allow you to go heavy for longer sets. Here's how it's done.

The X-Physique Program

Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

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.

Tip: Nail the Walking Lunge

Grab a barbell and take a walk. Here's the right way to lunge.

The Effects of Mild Cycles

Some men use tiny doses of testosterone for hormone replacement therapy. Others use massive amounts for bodybuilding. But what are the effects of “light” cycles? Here's the science.