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11 Ab Exercises You'll Love to Hate

People hate training abs when the exercises feel ineffective. Change that now with these ab-torchers.

Tip: Does Getting Ripped Make You a Weakling?

Is it possible to get lean without losing strength? Here's what most people don't know.

Tip: Two Things That Beat Coffee for Workouts

Tired before your workout? These two things may be better than caffeine for optimizing exercise performance.

4 Exercises for a Thick Back

Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

Beyond Fish Oil

Many fish oil supplements are underdosed and made only for women. Not this one.

Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

Ready to get lean but not ready to count every calorie? Here are three things you can start doing today.

Tip: 4 Exercises You Aren't Doing (But Should)

Simple Lifts To Improve Your Big Lifts

Squats for Those Who Can't Squat

Busted-up veteran lifters often have to abandon the back squat. But they may not need to. Try these variations to keep the leg growth coming.

Lessons From a Change Maker

John Berardi, PhD, talks about food, fads, and playing the long game in the fitness biz.

Tip: Do Weighted Stair Climbs for Metcon

One of the best metabolic conditioning exercises you can do... if you have the guts. Check out these five brutal variations.

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: Squat, Carry Heavy Stuff, and Shut Up

Three things every lifter and athlete should be doing. Get the details here.

Tip: The Two Fats That Boost Testosterone

The more you ingest of either of these two fats, the more T your body produces.

Tip: Stop Crying About Steroids

Insecure males scream about drugs anytime they see someone stronger, more muscular, or more dedicated than they are. Pathetic.

Tip: A New Exercise for Total Shoulder Development

This exercise hits all three heads of the delts along with the rhomboids and lower traps. Can't beat that. Check it out.

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.

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.

The Best Damn Way to Squat

Forget about ass-to-grass squats and learn how to find the perfect squat depth. It's almost always parallel. Here's why.

Tip: Cardio Doesn't Work

Let's help put Jillian Michaels and others of her ilk out of work by pointing out a painful truth about cardio.

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.

5 Realistic Tests of Strength

How much weight should you be able to lift? How many reps should you be able to do? Here are some guidelines for natural, non-mutant lifters.

Tip: Shut Up About Your Goals

Studies show that telling others about your goals makes you less likely to achieve them. Here's why, plus a better method.

Tip: The 5 Principles of Arm Training

Not many lifters follow all five of these... and maybe that's why big arms are pretty rare. Check out the list here.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.