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Feeling the hams, visible abs, no-rack leg workouts, cardio, over-40 supplements, and combining CrossFit with bodybuilding.

The Top 5 Supplements for Hardcore Health

Add years to your life. Add life to your years. Oh, and improve your sex life too with these proven health supplements.

Tip: Eat Your Oatmeal Cold

It's even better for you and it's frickin' delicious. No, really. Check out this easy recipe.

Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

Inside the Muscles: Best Shoulders and Trap Exercises

Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.

9 Superior Exercises for Abs and Obliques

Think beyond the Pallof press and side plank. You want a strong, jacked core? Build it like this.

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

6 Essential Supplement Upgrades

For supplements to build muscle, burn fat, or raise testosterone, they need to be concentrated, absorbable, and bioavailable. Here's what to look for.

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

The 5 Most Effective Deadlift Alternatives

Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.

The Zercher Squat Complete Guide

The Zercher squat can pack muscle on quads and traps like nothing else. It'll also weed out the weaklings. Most people won't do them. Will you?

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

Conditioning 101

You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

The Carb Cycling Codex

Cutting body fat doesn't have to mean cutting out the carbs. Get shredded with this carb cycling approach and hang on to more muscle in the process.

Steroids for Bodybuilding

A practical guide to physique enhancement with pharmaceuticals

3 Capsules for Perfect Sleep

Chill out, reduce nighttime anxiety, and get the best sleep of your life. You'll lose fat easily and produce more testosterone. Here's how.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.