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Sometimes it's really interesting to dig into the microscopic details of training and nutrition, to dissect the body of academia and examine every little study. That's how we learn things. That's how we refine the science that later helps us get bigger and stronger and leaner.

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Combat Conditioning

The author stopped lifting weights for five months to test out this MMA-based bodyweight training program. Here’s what he learned.

The 100-Rep Leg Press

Here's how to use mega-high reps to build size, increase strength potential, and improve athletic performance.

The Anabolic Pulse

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

Tip: How to Do REAL One-Arm Push-Ups

Most people can't do them. And the people who THINK they can do them probably aren't doing them right.

Tip: The Best Foods for Sexual Health

A study of 50,000 men offers up an incredibly simple and tasty way to give you stronger erections.

Tip: The Perfect Anabolic Drink

The more you drink of this common beverage, the higher you raise your testosterone levels while simultaneously lowering your estrogen levels.

Tip: Instagram and Power-Shoveling Food – A Rant

Social media can make you small and weak. Here's why.

Tip: Calling Out the Internet Injury Police – A Rant

Safe exercises, dangerous exercises, and ass-clowns.

Tip: The Carnivore Diet is Dumb

Is an all-meat diet healthy or is it just the latest diet fad for unstable people who need attention? Let's break it down.

6 New Rules For Rows

Kroc rows, the misuse of bands, and the row-double-what-you-bench rule. None of those hold up to logic. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Lift For Life – The 5 Tips You Need

Here's what to do when you feel like quitting.

Tip: How to be a Successful Personal Trainer

Some personal trainers make good money. Others are broke and can't keep clients. Here's the one thing separating them.

11 Damn Good Deadlift Tips

Master the deadlift. Here's the best advice from several top coaches and experts.

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.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

Tip: Don't Be a Gym Marker

It's inconsiderate and everyone thinks you're a wanker. Here's why.

Tip: Should You Ditch the Incline Bench?

The incline press doesn't do what you think it does. Do this exercise instead.

Tip: The Kettlebell Bench Press

This floor press variation can correct faulty motor patterns, build your pecs and triceps, and even fix your achy shoulders. Check it out.

Tip: The Nastiest Back Pump of Your Life

Add this finisher exercise to your back day and trigger new growth in your lats, rear delts and more. Here's how to do it.

Neural Charge Training

I've found nothing that works better than Neural Charge Training at increasing the rate of gains and enhancing recovery. You want to experience that? Here's how.

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

For most people, the upright row is a shoulder wrecker. Here's a better exercise.

Tip: Get More Satisfaction in the Sack

Take this compound and have a more satisfying sex life. Here's the science.

Fasted Cardio Eats Muscle

When most people diet and train for fat loss, they lose a lot of muscle too. That's dumb and totally unnecessary. Here's how to avoid it.

Stop Taking Multivitamins!

Multivitamins don't work. But there are 19 things that do help you live longer, look better, and perform optimally. Here they are.