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Steroids: The Birth of a Demon

The real story you've never heard behind the demonization of steroids, from Ben Johnson and Lyle Alzado to Barry Bonds and Lance Armstrong.

20-Minute Muscle Builder

All you need is a bar, a bench, and 20 spare minutes to build a strong and muscular body. Want to lean up too? Add 4 minutes.

The 10 Rules of the Ancestral Athlete

To perform like a high-tech ass-kicking machine you sometimes need to look to the past, remove the clutter and simplify.

Cardio Kills

Endurance training may make you leaner, but it'll eat up muscle, damage your cardiovascular system, elevate cortisol, put you in an acidic state, and might just kill you.

Carbohydrate Customized Diet

Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.

Reflexive Strength and Spider-Man

Get shredded and increase your "secret" reflexive strength. But remember, with great abs come great responsibility.

Heavier Squats Real Fast

Post-activation potentiation, bottoms-up squats, and smart warm-ups are the keys to a new PR.

Powerlifting: The Good, Bad and Ugly

The sport of powerlifting is awesome, except for all the not-so-awesome parts. Here are the pros and cons you need to know.

Dips: The Upper Body Squat

Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.

4 Cracks in Your Programming

Too often, advanced lifters allow small errors to slip through the cracks of an otherwise tight program. Here's how to fix them.

4 Scary New Ways to Squat

When you live in a dangerous world you sometimes need to train in a "dangerous" manner to be ready for it.

New Rules of the Overhead Press

Very few lifters know how to perform the overhead press correctly. Stand out from the crowd and learn to nail this sucker.

4 Ways to Fire Up Work Capacity

Roll like a martial artist, do loaded sprints, and use complexes wisely to build all-around athleticism and strength.

The Problem with “Exercise Science”

Want to become a strength coach or high-level trainer? Most of today's programs will only help you become a miseducated rep-counter making minimum wage at Planet Fitness.

Top 10 Tips from a Pro Bodybuilder

IFBB pro Amit Sapir condenses over 20 years of training knowledge into 10 tips for novices and 10 tips for advanced lifters.

The 7-Day Biceps Cure

Want visibly bigger biceps next week? This program has been proven to add a fourth of an inch or more to your arms in 7 days.

4 Ways to Test Your Recovery Rate

If you run a simple test every morning, you'll know whether or not you should go balls-out in the gym that day.

Big Guys Use Bad Form

What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.

4 Squat Challenges You Must Conquer

Ready to find out what you're made of? Warning: Your momma needs to sign a note before you try these front squat challenges!

More Muscle in 10 Minutes A Day

With just a kettlebell and a home pull-up bar you can easily increase your training frequency and pack on some new muscle. Here’s how.

Beware the Master Debater

The newest internet expert disregards in-the-trenches wisdom from big, successful lifters and coaches. He's great at debating, but not so great at building muscle. Do you even lift, bro?

How To Build A Tight, Rock-Hard Waist

Shrink your waist, maximize strength, and crush the big lifts with these core training techniques.

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  • Masochistic Mechanical Drop Sets

    To bring up hard-to-grow muscle groups, use mechanical drop sets instead of straight sets. Here are 8 painful ways to do it.

    The Bulking Diet Delusion

    No male needs to get above 12% body fat to gain muscle at an optimal rate. Seven reasons why a dirty bulk will wreck your body over the long haul.