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The Best Cable Exercises You're Not Doing

For strength and size gains, you need some cable work. Here are eleven cable exercises you've probably never even tried.

The Top 5 Supplements for Hardcore Health

Add years to your life. Add life to your years. Oh, and improve your sex life too with these proven health supplements.

16 Nasty Exercises You've Never Tried

Break out of your training rut and get immediate results by adding a few of these to your next workout.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

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.

10 Most Annoying People in the Gym

They're rude, creepy, and sometimes just plain obnoxious. The question is, are you one of them?

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.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

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 Hybrid Athlete Program

Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.

Gyno: Everything You Need to Know

What is gynecomastia? What causes it, how can you prevent it, and what can you do if you already have it? Answers here.

The Best Training Split You've Never Tried

How many days per week should you train each muscle? The truth is, every muscle group is different. Here's your guide.

Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.

Tip: Marriage, Weight Gain, and Happiness

The science of the ripple effect, plus some controversial research on why couples either get fat or stay lean.

Tip: Why Your Vitamin D Isn't Working

Taking vitamin D? Awesome. Just about everyone needs to. Too bad it's probably not working. Here's why and how to fix it.

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

An inside look into the drug use of a real IFBB pro bodybuilder.

Unpopular Opinion: Your TRT is a Steroid Cycle

Some men on testosterone replacement therapy are being dishonest. What they're really on is a weak steroid cycle. Here are the facts.

Tip: Eat All You Want and Still Lose Fat

A big new study tells us what we've all wanted to hear about food and dieting. Strap on the feed bag!

The Best Way to Build Traps

Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.

Full-Body Workouts of the Legends

The full-body routines of guys like Gironda and Schwarzenegger work as well today as they did 40 or 50 years ago.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

Get Jacked Without Leaving Your House

Stuck at home? Here's how to whip up some homemade gains with eight advanced training methods.

The V-Taper Workout and Diet Plan

Which physique turns heads the most? A big upper body that tapers at the waist: the V-taper. Here's the formula for getting one.

A Strongman's Guide to Shoulder Health

Love lifting heavy? Then you either have some shoulder issues or you soon will. Follow these 5 steps to get them healthy and keep them healthy.