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Tip: The Coregasm is Real

Women have whispered about it for years and now science has confirmed its existence. This is fascinating.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

The Best Forearm Exercise

Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

27 Reasons To Be Big

Warning: This is hilarious powerlifter humor and probably offensive to hyper-sensitive weak people.

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

The Absolute Best Way to Build Quads

It's one of the toughest muscle groups to build. We ask 10 experts for their single best tip for building quads. Check out their answers.

Push-Ups for Real Strength

You need to do more push-ups. And you need to start doing them right for once. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: A New Reason to Take Creatine

There are many good reasons to take creatine. Here's a new one that's pretty darn exciting.

8 Laws of Strength Training

You don't have to do every little thing right to get big and strong. You just have to follow these 8 laws to the letter.

8 Mistakes Men Make With Diets

Avoid these nutrition mistakes and never develop dad-bod. Are you making any of them? Check out the list.

Squatting from Head to Toe

Everything you ever needed to know about the box squat and how to use it. Check this out.

Tip: Realistic Gains After 40

How much muscle can an advanced, natural lifter gain in middle age? Here are the facts.

The Best Damn Diet For Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't train like drug users, and they shouldn't diet like them either. Here's your dietary playbook, natties!

Tip: The Perfect Number of Sets for Growth

Don't do more sets and reps than you need to. All it does is eat into your recovery and slow down gains. Details here.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

Total Athleticism: The Workout

Strong. Fast. Agile. Crank up your awesomeness with this simple, challenging workout strategy.

Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

Tip: Leg Day with Just a Band

Set your quads, glutes, and hams on fire. Here's how.

Tip: A Better Bodyweight Squat

Ditch the pistol squat and try this instead.

Tip: 30-10-30 for Big Legs

All you need is your own bodyweight for this one! If you can stand up afterward, you win.

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.