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The Ultimate Body Transformation Agent

This naturally-occurring substance maximizes carb intake in muscle, burns fat, and prevents the storage of extra carbs. Here's the science.

Tip: Another Jaw-Dropping Benefit of Creatine

It seems there's no limit to what this inexpensive supplement can do for you, performance-wise and health-wise.

Good Exercises Gone Terribly Wrong

These exercises and training methods have their place, but they're stupid choices for most gym goers. Here's why.

Boost Testosterone, Control Estrogen – Naturally

This healthy plant extract raises testosterone and lowers estrogen, along with making muscle fibers grow thicker. Here's how.

Beyond Fish Oil

Many fish oil supplements are underdosed and made only for women. Not this one.

Tip: The 6-12-25 Protocol for Biceps

This workout will add size to your biceps quickly... if you don't die. Take a look.

Tip: Diet Is Not More Important Than Training

Stop repeating the idea that diet is 70% of your results. That saying makes a good point, but it's not really accurate. Here's why.

Tip: 4 Exercises You Aren't Doing (But Should)

Simple Lifts To Improve Your Big Lifts

Tip: The Evil Butt Workout of Doom

Do this character-building, lower-body smashing workout once per week. Warning: In eight weeks you'll need to buy new jeans.

You Can't Prove That!

Trainers and diet experts are often years ahead of scientific research. Here, six experts share their unproven (but probably correct) theories.

The 6 Unwritten Rules of the Gym

Are you the person in the gym that other people secretly hate? You are if you break these rules.

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.

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.

4 Reasons You're Not Lean

Believe it or not, only one of these is about your crappy diet. Check out all the tips here.

Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!

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.

11 Ab Exercises You'll Love to Hate

People hate training abs when the exercises feel ineffective. Change that now with these ab-torchers.

Tip: The Surefire Way to Build Biceps

Load up the lengthened position and finally pack on some size. Here's how.

Lessons From a Change Maker

John Berardi, PhD, talks about food, fads, and playing the long game in the fitness biz.

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.

Big Bulking Tips

Trying to get big? Here's how to do it in the shortest amount of time. Check out these six tips that'll make even the skinniest guys huge.

Tip: Bulletproof Your Biceps

Bicep tears suck. Prevent them by doing this unique exercise.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

Tip: Does Getting Ripped Make You a Weakling?

Is it possible to get lean without losing strength? Here's what most people don't know.