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Tip: Do the French Press for Triceps

It's a classic exercise, but most people are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: Bigger Forearms in 3 Minutes per Week

Do this quick routine once per week and you'll be shocked by your newfound gains.

Tip: One. Heavy. Rep.

How to warm up for a one-rep max, plus why you should probably be using a 3-5RM instead.

A Powerful New Way to Squat

Squat like a monster. Frankenstein's monster to be exact. It'll build your quads, improve your regular squat form, and make you beastly strong.

Tip: Lighten Up on Glute Exercises

Here's a great exercise for the money-maker that most people are ruining by using too much weight.

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.

Tip: Nail the Walking Lunge

Grab a barbell and take a walk. Here's the right way to lunge.

Tip: Curcumin Makes Fat Cells Kill Themselves

New research shows that curcumin prevents baby fat cells from becoming adults while also causing adult fat cells to commit suicide.

The Game Changers – Exposed

Do the documentaries popularizing veganism hold up? Not this one. Here's what you really need to know.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

Tip: Fake Natties Are Unethical Losers

Time to call out those punks who can't handle playing by the rules.

Burn 450% More Calories Without Cardio

Five ways to burn fat that beat the crap out of cardio. The secret? How you perform the last set of a weight lifting exercise can lead to dramatic fat loss without losing any muscle.

The X-Physique Program

Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

Tip: The High-Bar Squat for Big Quads

It's hard to beat this squat variation for big quads. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Nail the Back Lever. Here's How

The full-body tension and bracing you'll get from this exercise will improve just about every lift you do. Here's how to master it.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

Tip: Sex at the Gym

Two surveys reveal that a lot of people are focused on something other than their workouts. Warning: This gets a little frisky.

Tip: Use Cluster Sets for Size & Strength

Cluster sets have always been great for strength gains. Here's a new twist on them that'll maximize hypertrophy too.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

The Effects of Mild Cycles

Some men use tiny doses of testosterone for hormone replacement therapy. Others use massive amounts for bodybuilding. But what are the effects of “light” cycles? Here's the science.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

The 4 Most Useless Rehab Methods

Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.

How to Trigger Size Gains Every Workout

Only training heavy won't build much muscle. Only training light won't either. Here's a tough workout plan that leaves nothing out.