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This underrated chest exercise builds pecs, delts, and triceps. No bench required. Here's how you do it.

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Tip: Sorry, You Do Need Some Cardio

But what type is best? HIIT or LISS? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: The Number One Lateral Raise Mistake

Some people think this exercise doesn't do much for your delts. Those people are doing it wrong.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: The Forgotten Way to Build Legs

It used to be the rule for building big quads, but today most people haven't heard of it. Let's change that.

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.

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.

Train at Home. Get Better Gains

Stop depending on a commercial gym. Here's why you need to build a simple home gym and how to do it.

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.

Tip: Hack Your Hip Mobility

Warning: This is a yoga pose. Don't worry, it's a yoga pose that improves your lifting and relieves pain. Check it out.

Tip: Bad Shoulders? Avoid This Chest Exercise

Protect your shoulders and pump up your pecs with this move instead.

The Anabolic Pulse

Use this high-tech supplement for protein pulsing, for post-workout recovery, and to prevent muscle loss during dieting or fasting.

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: It Grows Muscle, Too

Science reveals more good news about the world's second favorite drink.

Tip: Enhance Muscle Protein Synthesis

A simple, science-backed way to boost muscle building. Check it out.

Hip Belt Squats: The Anabolic Equalizer

Hip belt squats are a unique exercise that first caught my attention through two published articles by John McCallum in the March and April, 1970 issues of Strength & Health> magazine (yes, you whipper snappers out there, weight training and/or bodybuilding did exist before the Pumping Iron movie came out).

Tip: The Neurological Contrast Method

Here's a clever way to add an inch to your biceps.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

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.

The Farmer's Walk Cure

This simple loaded carry will get you bigger, stronger, and leaner. Here's how to do it right and work it into your training plan.

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 Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

Tip: The Landmine Exercise You Need for Hammies

Blast your hamstrings and glutes with this new twist on the RDL.

Tip: Get Instant Endurance With This Pill

Run, swim, or lift longer with just one or two capsules of this plant compound.

Tip: Eat Less, Exercise More? Not Always.

Sure, it works temporarily for sedentary people, but then it stops working and leads to fat regain. Here's why.