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5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

Testosterone, Body Composition, and Sex

Tired? Getting fat? Having issues in the bedroom? Here's everything a man needs to know about hormones, drugs, supplements, and his willy.

3 Reasons You Can't Train Like a Juicer

Nothing wrecks a natural lifter faster than training like an “enhanced” bodybuilder. Here are the scientific reasons why.

The Hormone Cycle and Female Lifters

If women understand their hormone cycles, they can plan their workouts to get stronger and lose more fat. Here's how.

How to Build Mass as a Tall Lifter

If you're tall and you want to build muscle, you need to adopt new exercises, new techniques, and new strategies.

The Truth About EMS

Can you really zap on muscles, get abs, and boost athletic performance with EMS? Yes... and no. Here are the facts.

30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

6 Ways to Keep Getting Stronger

Never stop making gains. Never hit a plateau. Never stop getting stronger. Here's how.

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Skinny? Interested in packing on muscle mass and having the strength to back it up? This program is for you.

Tip: 3 Ideas to Help You Understand Technique

Read this and you'll know more about the causes of poor form and how to fix it than any form Nazi in your gym.

5 Foods For Better Erections & A Healthy Prostate

Foods that love your prostate are also foods that shore up your erections. Here's how to get healthy and shored-up at the same time.

Everyone Should Use Creatine

Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

The Badass Deadlift Program

Here's a devastatingly effective (and even fun) deadlift program that makes you want to run to the gym to try it out.

The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.

Bench Press Grip: The Magic Number

Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.

Tip: Bodybuilder Cheesecake – The Recipe

Here's an easy cheesecake recipe that ups the protein, lowers the sugar, and smacks you in the mouth with flavor.

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

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Tip: The JM Press with SS Bar

This triceps exercise is popular in powerlifting circles. Make it even better by using a safety squat bar which acts as a form guide.

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

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

How to Train for Non-Stop Fat Loss

Even if your diet is perfect, sometimes fat loss just comes to a halt. Why? Because you're overlooking one crucial thing in your training. Here it is.

Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

Predator Conditioning

Torch fat and retain muscle. Attack your conditioning like a predator. Don't run from it like prey.