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Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!

The Truth About Rest-Pause Training

If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

Tip: The Truth About Push-Up Handles

Are these gadgets helping you or hurting you? Here's what you probably don't know.

Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.

4 Genetic Factors That Determine Your Success

You're a big dude with a barrel chest. Then why can that little guy who looks like a cast member of the Wizard of Oz remake outbench you?

Magnificent Magnesium

Most lifters are deficient in magnesium, and that’s affecting their ability to build muscle and lose fat. Here’s why and how to fix it.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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    Who here likes to eat? What a coincidence, so do we! Here's some of our favorite, physique-friendly foods.

    High-Rep Deadlifts Are Dead

    All those benefits people think they're getting from high-rep deads? They're not. But there is something you can do to make those gains.

    The Aggressive Diet for Natural Guys

    How low in calories can you go to drop fat rapidly without losing muscle or tanking your testosterone levels? Here's the exact math you need.

    Breast Implants For Girls Who Lift

    Everything a weight-lifting woman ever wanted to know about breast implants but was afraid to ask.

    The Truth About Pre-Bed Protein

    Should you consume protein right before bed for more muscle growth? Or will it make you fat? Here's what the science says.

    The Cure for Puny Calves

    Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.

    The 5 Best One-Arm Exercises

    Adding a few unilateral exercises to your program will help you build more muscle and strength, and keep you injury-free. Here are five to try.

    The 100-Rep Trap Bar Workout

    A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.

    6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

    The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.