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10 Great Food Hacks for Lifters

Diet is the hardest piece of the puzzle for most lifters and athletes. But these tips will lighten the load. Here's how to eat better with ease.

5 Alternatives to a Painful Squat

If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.

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.

Tip: The Truth About Progressive Overload

Sure, try to add more weight to the bar, but understand that it has its limits, and it's not that great for building mass. Here's why.

Tip: Two Drills to Correct Forward Head Posture

It can wreck your training... and it makes you look weird. Try these simple drills to fix FHP.

Tip: Cutting Phase 101

Use these quick guidelines for protein, carb, and fat intake the next time you're trying to get down to 10% body fat or less.

America Loves Steroids

Despite the draconian laws and the alleged health risks, steroid use continues to rise in America. But here's what you don't know.

How Long Should I Rest Between Sets?

If a trainer says to always rest 3 minutes between sets, he's an idiot. Here are the 9 things you need to consider to get the best results.

Arm Training for Natural Lifters

Not genetically blessed? Not a friend of the needle? Then you have to be smarter about your biceps and triceps training. Here's what to do.

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.

The 4 Mandatory One-Legged Exercises

Want to get strong in the big lifts? Want to stay uninjured? Master these four unilateral exercises.

The Neuro Type Workouts

What does your neuro type tell you about how you should train for jaw-dropping gains? Just everything. Learn your type and get the workouts here.

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Tip: Pump and Hold for Big Delts

For shoulder size, it's more about the pump than lifting super-heavy weights.

Tip: Drink This for Stronger Erections

A juice that builds a better boner? Here's the hard science.

Strong Hearts and Big Fat Lies

Most of what we know about heart health is a big fat, artery-clogging lie. Here's what's true and untrue about taking care of your ticker.

Tip: The Ultimate Leg Press Workout

For pure hypertrophy, this will build your quads better than squats. Check it out.

Bench Press Without a Bench

Elite strength athletes love this lift. Here are 6 ways to do it that'll get you strong and make your bum shoulders feel awesome.

Tip: Avoid Xenoestrogens and Phytoestrogens

These manmade and naturally occurring compounds can make you less of a man. Really. Here's where they're hiding.

How to Fix a Wimpy Chest

Got a chest like a 10-year old boy even though you lift weights? Here are six things even some experienced lifters are missing.

Tip: The Best Cardio Machine in the Gym

The treadmill is for newbies and grannies. Try this out to ramp up your conditioning. It'll even boost brain power. Really.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

Tip: The Right & Wrong Way to Do Weighted Push-Ups

Loaded push-ups with plates or bands are awesome... if you get the resistance in the right place. Here's what you need to know.

Stop Lying About Your Overhead Press

Every man should be able to press .75 times his bodyweight overhead. If you can't, or can only do it using bad form, then this is for you.

How to Train for Non-Stop Fat Loss

Even if your diet is perfect, sometimes fat loss just comes to a halt. Why? Because you're overlooking one crucial thing in your training. Here it is.