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Aside from their deficiency in bodybuilding drugs, most natty lifters make two training mistakes. Here's how to fix them.

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Tip: Deadlift Heavy, Protect Your Back

Three ways to pull heavier without wrecking your lower back. Try these proven strategies.

Erector Set

Whether your goal is to build an amazing physique, a record deadlift, or simply put slabs of muscle on your lower back, try out a few of these exercises.

How Much Can You Lift (Wimp)?

If you can bench 300 pounds, how much should you be able to squat, deadlift, clean, or push press? According to one man, they’re all related. Here’s how.

Tip: Doctors Should Prescribe Anabolic Steroids

Research from the 50's and 60's indicates these drugs are far too valuable to be excluded from the physician's black bag.

Tip: Carrying Around a Jug of Water is Stupid

Hydration doesn't need to be so complicated. There are plenty of ways to stay fully hydrated without being a wannabe waterboy.

Tip: The 20 Reps Method for Strength

Forget counting sets. Instead, think about weight and total reps. Here's why and how to do it.

4 Ways to Get Strong on Everything

You don't need to train every movement to build overall strength. Just work on these four things to automatically improve every big lift.

Tip: Take Cold Showers for a Week

Shake off a bad mood with frigid water. Get your energy and motivation up instantly.

4 Gym Machines That Need To Die

These machines are injurious, dysfunctional, or based on downright fraud. Luckily, there are some very effective alternatives.

Natural Gains: The Proven Training Strategies

Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.

Why CrossFit Girls Are Stronger Than You

Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.

Tip: Do You Really Need Olympic Lifting Shoes?

If you're not involved in the sport of weightlifting, do you need these shoes? Here's what a doctor of physical therapy says.

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.

Can Vegetarians Build Muscle?

What happens when a lifelong meathead goes veg for a bulking cycle? John Berardi, Ph.D., is about to find 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.

30 Days of Deadlifts: 1-10

Lift heavier. Get stupid strong. Build mountains of muscle. In this series, Tony G. drops his best tips and cues for the world's most primal lift.

Tip: Open Up Your Hips

Neurologically locked hips can limit your lifting and athletic performance. Try these drills to feel better fast.

Tip: Testosterone and Adult Entertainment

Does watching smut boost your T levels? Well, it depends. Here's the science.

For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

The Zig-Zag Method For Serious Size

The biggest muscles aren't built with one exercise. They're built by hitting them from all angles. These supersets will get you there.

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.

Tip: Training vs. Diet for Fat Loss

If you could only start by doing one thing, training first or dieting first, which would be best for long-term leanness? Answer here.

Tip: Use Isometrics to Boost Your Deadlift

Looks weird, works great! Here's how to do it.

Tip: Full Body Fridays

Here's a new way to program push-pull training for even better results.