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3 Lessons From Bodybuilding Legend Bill Pearl

Bill Pearl is widely acknowledged as the first thinking man's bodybuilder. Here are three things you can learn from him about building muscle.

The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.

Tip: A Safer Alternative to Testosterone Replacement

This inexpensive drug dramatically increases testosterone and improves the testosterone/estrogen ratio with no side effects.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

Bad Digestion is Killing Your Testosterone

Here's how to prevent the bloated gut, lack of energy, aching joints, and diminishing testosterone levels caused by crappy digestion.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

Building a Superhuman Core

Meatheads say, “Just squat and deadlift, bro. That's all the core training you'll ever need.” Too bad they're wrong.

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  • 7 Squat Dilemmas Solved

    Squat stance, knee flare, bar placement, hip and knee break, foot position. Find out what works best for you.

    4 Weeks To A Bigger Chest

    You want pumped-up pecs that you can balance a bottle of pilsner on in just 4 weeks? Get ready to train chest heavy, hard, and frequently.

    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.

    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.

    5/3/1 Reloaded

    Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.

    The Top 10 Kettlebell Exercises for Gains

    Kettlebells don't get enough credit when it comes to hypertrophy. Let's change that. Here are the best muscle-building exercises.

    5 Things Big Strong Guys Can't Do

    Strong and muscular? Great! Now it's time to ramp up your ability to do shit outside of the gym. Here's how to unlock your real-world strength.

    Tip: Realistic Gains After 40

    How much muscle can an advanced, natural lifter gain in middle age? Here are the facts.

    Tip: Everyday Lateral Raises

    Yes, trained correctly, you can do these shoulder wideners daily. Here's how.

    Tip: Turn Off the Hip Flexors to Build Abs

    If you can easily knock out dozens of reps of an ab exercise, it's probably because your abs aren't doing much work. Fix that. Here's how.

    Tip: How to Increase Your Sex Drive

    A new study says we've been looking for libido in all the wrong places. Here's the truth about testosterone, estrogen and sex drive.

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    Tip: The Landmine Complex

    Ramp up your conditioning with this tough complex. Do 10 reps of: squat-to-presses, single-arm presses, single-leg RDLs, single-arm rows, and reverse lunges.

    Tip: For a Bigger Chest, Do Headless Presses

    Improve your form, build more strength, and hit your pecs harder with this simple adjustment.

    6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

    Want to look damn good? Want to amplify athleticism? Then train the glutes directly. Here's how to do it while protecting the low back.

    The Single Best Muscle-Building Method

    A recent study shows that training to failure is the true key to muscle growth... regardless of the weight used. If your goal is size, this is a must-read.