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Tip: The One Fitness Test You Have to Pass

Take this quick test of heart health. You'll probably pass it. If not, you're in deep doo-doo.

Flex Your Way To A Harder Body

Posing practice for non-bodybuilders? Yes. Here's how flexing can speed up muscle growth and even make you leaner and stronger.

Tip: The Hip Flexor Fix

Run like a cheetah and squat like a beast... pain-free. Here's what you need to do.

Tip: Avoid This Pulldown & Pull-Up Mistake

Some people actually think this technique blunder is the correct form. They're wrong. Check it out.

The Most Hated Man in Bodybuilding

In this classic T Nation interview, one of the freakiest, strangest guys in bodybuilding answers some tough questions.

Fit Pants Podcast 2

CrossFit with guns, a supplement ingredient quiz (with prizes), and the delicious food that keeps you full for hours.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

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.

Tip: Drop the Bench Press

Here are two replacements that yield better chest-building results and a lot less joint pain.

6 Hamstring Exercises for the Home Lifter

Training out in the garage or in the spare bedroom with minimal equipment? This one's for you.

Speed Kills, Sprinting Builds

Five reasons to start sprinting today, plus a 6-week plan to get you started.

The 5 Laws of Metabolism

Understand these laws and you'll have an easier time losing fat, building muscle, and staying healthy and happy for life.

26 Sleep Hacks: What Works, What Doesn't

No, we're not talking about common-sense stuff like the importance of a dark room. This goes way beyond that crap.

Tip: The Do-Anywhere Quad Builder

Do this one at the gym, at home, or in front of your ex's house at midnight. (Okay, maybe not that last one.)

Tip: Build A Bigger Upper Back With This Trick

If your back workout is taxing your arms more than your actual back, you've got a problem. Let's fix it.

The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout Program

Got some dumbbells? Then you'll never miss a workout. Do this full-body plan every other day.

17 Pounds in 14 Workouts

Seventeen pounds of pure muscle gained in four weeks. Oh, and the workouts were under 13 minutes. Here's how.

Tip: The Lat Exercise You Need

There's more to building lats than pull-ups and pulldowns. Here's the missing movement.

Tip: Marriage, Weight Gain, and Happiness

The science of the ripple effect, plus some controversial research on why couples either get fat or stay lean.

Your Protein Intake Is Unbalanced

New research shows that if you only eat a little bit of protein at a couple of meals, you can't make up for it by eating more at another meal.

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.

Tip: Follow the Two-Day Rule

This easy to follow guideline will maximize your recovery and insure that every workout leads to gains.

Tip: The Top Deadlift Variation

The standard barbell deadlift isn't the right fit for many people. Here's the alternative that's just as good.

How to Lose 10 Pounds of Fat, Forever

You aren't fat, but you'd like to lose about 10 pounds to better show off those muscles. Here are the best tips from our experts.