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Rocket Scientist

On September 24th 1988, the world held its breath for 9.79 seconds. It was the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea and Ben Johnson had just become the fastest human being on earth.

The Real Testosterone Vixen

What you're seeing is a genuine alpha female, the quintessential Testosterone Vixen. Now you may be thinking that this species of female is not only rare, but perhaps even extinct. You'd be wrong. We found one. We not only found a real life T-Vixen, we may have found their leader.

Twelve Weeks to Super Strength - Phase 1

If you've tried Ian King's "Limping" series for legs, then I don't need to tell you how effective his 12-week programs are. If you haven't tried the aforementioned program, then all I can say is, what the hell is your problem?

Eat Like a Man, Part 2

It didn't hit me until that first week in the grocery store. There I was with a shopping cart full of eggs, hamburger, sausage, huge blocks of cheese, and an entire cow.

Strong Medicine

In the old days, whenever a doctor said something anything it was pretty much taken as gospel. After all, they're all incredibly bright, they all pull down some serious cash, and, well, they're doctors.

Tip: Fix Your Hips with a Foam Pad

Using half-kneeling lifts? They're great... until they wreck your hips and back. Here's the simple fix.

Tip: Get Ab Rollouts Right

This exercise will never work well if you're doing it wrong. Here's how to fix your form.

Tip: 5 RDL Variations That Will Light You Up

Nail your glutes and hamstrings with these powerful Romanian deadlift variations.

The Protein Bar that Reduces Body Fat

This bar not only fuels your workouts, it protects against catabolism and promotes body fat mobilization.

Tip: Pull-Ups for Pull-Up Pros

If you can crank out dozens of them, it's time to use this training method to keep the gains coming.

Tip: The Gagné Triceps Extension

Want bigger guns? Slap a horseshoe onto the back of your arms with this forgotten exercise.

Tip: 6 Ways to Build Abs on a Rower

Believe or not, your rowing ergometer is a kickass core training tool too. Try these tough exercises!

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.

Tip: Swing for Strong & Healthy Shoulders

Here's an easy and fun way to bulletproof your shoulders against injuries and even improve your posture.

Tip: The Back Burner

Finish off your back workout with a few rounds of this. Bonus: It'll wake up your rhomboids too, which will help improve your crappy posture.

3 Psych Skills for Strength Training

Are you standing in the way of your own goals? Here’s how to tackle the mental side of getting bigger, leaner, and stronger.

Tip: Squat Day? Do This First

This little trick will make your squat feel strong, smooth, and stable. Check it out.

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.

Tip: This Hybrid Ab Exercise Will Make You Cry

But hey, at least you'll be a crybaby with great abs. Check it out.

Tip: Is This Thing Worth Using?

Arnold used one. Should you? Here's who will benefit the most.

Stuff We Like – Personal Care 1

Even hardcore lifters need to clean up nice every once in a while. We tested out dozens of products. Here are our favorites.

How to Evaluate Your Protein Powder

With all the different protein scoring systems in use, you might need a little help in figuring out which ones are worthy of your wallet and taste buds.

Tip: Your Wife Is Making You Fat

And you're making her fat too, ya jerk. Check out these startling new findings and learn what to avoid.

Tip: Easy Ways to Do the Hardest Ham Exercise

This hamstring move is notoriously brutal and it usually requires a partner. Here's how to do it anywhere without a buddy.