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6 Gym Villains You Love to Hate

Read this and know who to avoid... or avoid becoming.

The 6 Most Overrated Exercises Ever

Just because everyone does them doesn't mean they're optimal for you. It's time we reevaluate these 6 popular movements.

Iron Abs, Healthy Spine

Training abs shouldn't wreck your spine. Here's how to make your ab exercises safe and your core ridiculously strong.

Keep Estrogen Under Control

If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

How to Make Steroids Safer

Studies show that steroid use increases the chance of death several fold. Here's how to pry the Grim Reaper's thumb off the scale.

Training Variety vs. Consistency: Final Word

Is it better to switch things up in the gym or stick with the same moves every workout? Here's the truth.

The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

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.

A Legal Substance That Turns On Muscle Growth

This naturally-occurring supplement activates hypertrophy and amplifies the results from lifting weights. Here's how.

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.

The New 5x5

The 5x5 system has been around forever for a reason: it works. But it has its shortcoming. Let's make it even better.

Tip: 2 Minutes of Misery

Combine a plate push with push-ups and what do you get? One of the best conditioning combos in the history of armpit sweat.

The Best Rep Scheme for Greater Gains

Not getting any stronger? Not getting any bigger? Use this method to get your gains going again.

Tip: 5 Gym Hacks to Make Life Easier

You're going to wonder why you didn't think of a couple of these!

You (Probably) Don't Need to Train Arms

Many lifters don't need direct biceps and triceps work. Some need a little. Some need a lot. Here's how to know what's best for your body and your goals.

Tip: The Absolute Worst Time to Eat

Yes, you'll get fat if you eat too much. But you'll get fat even faster if you're making this very common mistake.

Real Men Do Sissy Squats

This forgotten squat exercise is still one of the best ways to build quads.

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: Stop Doing Extra Low-Back Work

In most cases, it won't help you increase your deadlift. In fact, it could be the cause of your problem. Here's why and what to do instead.

The 12 Worst People in the Gym

Actually, number 10 ain't so bad. Check out the list.

Tip: Do Rice Digs for Grip Strength

Increase forearm and finger strength with rice, then hoist some heavier weights. Here's how.

Bodybuilding's Original Superhero: Chuck Sipes

Old school bodybuilders were as strong as they were big. None was more impressive than Chuck Sipes.

Tip: Better Than Benching

The floor press isn't just for elite lifters. It's for everyone, including you. Here's why.

The 40-Day Program

Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.