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The year was 1513. Don Juan Ponce de Leon, better known as "Pump" in transcontinental travel circles, was on a seemingly hopeless mission. Pump de Leon, after numerous world travels, many bodybuilding titles, and huge prize monies, had set out to find the fountain of GH.

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The Big T - Part 1

Testosterone is the hormone of the decade. The granddaddy of the male hormones has gotten more media attention over the last few years than any other hormone around.

Twelve Weeks to Super Strength - Phase 2

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?

The Lost Art of the Finisher

Think back to the time when you had the most fun in the gym. That's right - fun! What's the last thing you did at the gym that could be described as "having a good time?"

Question of Strength 23

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Adapting Eating Patterns to Your Body Type

When most of us want to make some sort of long-term change to our bodies, we generally look for answers in the medicine cabinet.

Steroids For Health

In a lot of ways, Nelson Montana is the prototypical Testosterone reader. He doesn't have any official training in biochemistry he's actually a musician and an actor but he's read everything he's been able to get his hands on, and he can hold his own with a lot of academically trained experts.

London Calling

A lot of Americans think that the muscle building world begins and ends at the shores and boundaries of North America. Call it snobbish; call it provincial; call it whatever you want; just make sure you call it incorrect.

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Tip: Glute Ham Raise Machine

Not using the GHR in your gym? You're missing out. It's a great knee-friendly, hip dominant movement.

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Tip: The Overhead Shrug

This not only works the upper and lower traps, but also trains elevation of the scapula.

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Tip: Cable Rows with Ab Straps

Here's a great rowing variation to use if barbell rows are too tricky for your cranky lower back.

Tip: Ultra-Processed vs. Unprocessed Diets

Did we need a study for this? Probably not, but the results are still fascinating. Check it out.

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Tip: The 80-Degree Seated Overhead Press

A slight incline allows you to press at a shoulder-friendly angle.

Tip: 5 Inhibit-Activate Supersets

How to grow lagging muscles and move better.

Tip: The Best Way to Load Inverted Rows

Inverted rows are an excellent back builder, but they're hard to load up. Until now. Add weight like this.

Tip: Joint Mobilizations for Heavy Lifters

Hate traditional stretching? Limber up with these simple drills.

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Tip: Set Up Your Deadlift Like This

Here's a smart way to deadlift that gives you more control, protects the lower back, and help you hit that next PR.

Tip: Body Fat Percentage and Muscle Loss

How do you keep muscle while losing fat? Answers here.

Ask Us Anything 01

In our new Q&A column, we field your questions about testosterone, carnivore diets, probiotics, how to eat more without getting fat, and more.

Tip: How to Fight Post-Show Depression

Many bodybuilders get depressed after a competition, even if they win. Why? And what can be done about it? Answers here.

Tip: Bake Your Bacon

Here's how to enjoy bacon with fewer calories and easier clean-up. Bonus: How to make turkey bacon that doesn't suck.

Tip: Pre-Stimulation Hamstring Training

Use this simple technique to build bigger, stronger hams.

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Tip: Agonist Superset: Chin-Up and Curl

Jack up the metabolic and muscular damage, jack up your biceps growth. Try this superset.

Tip: The Right Reps for Strong Hammies

When it comes to building hamstrings, your rep range matters. Here's what to do.

Tip: The Next-Level Leg Press

Ramp up the tension and slap some new muscle onto your legs with this little trick.