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Baseball and Bad Men

A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

Red Meat: Not So Good For You... Unless

Here are ten ways to bulletproof your meat and protein intake in general so you can turn ignore all the contradictory reports.

Question of Strength 57

Choose the right lifts for your limb length, stop stimulating your traps during shoulder exercises, and find out if your fitness tracker is crap.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

The Most Painful Way to Build Muscle

Double muscle thickness? A new study showed that one training method may just be able to do it... if you can handle the pain.

Big. Scary. Delts.

If you want to grow your delts, you've got to train them often, but you've also got to be smart about it. Here’s how.

Direct Arm Training: Pros and Cons

At last, the definitive answer to the age-old question of whether direct arm work is really necessary for big guns.

8/6/3 For Size and Strength

This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

In Defense of Deficit Deadlifts

Is the deficit deadlift a dangerous exercise, or is it a safe way to build super strength? Answer here.

Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

Hip Belt Squats

Blast your quads and spare your lower back with this old school strength-training staple. Here’s how.

You're Overtraining!

Damn it! Another one of those articles that forced us to reevaluate what we're doing in the gym! Regardless, we read this article and were both reminded and inspired to go into the gym and rip out one of the best workouts we've had in a long time.

11 Damn Good Deadlift Tips

Master the deadlift. Here's the best advice from several top coaches and experts.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

Tip: Are Your Estrogen Levels Too High or Too Low?

Here are the signs to look for and how to get tested.

The Best Biceps Exercises You're Not Doing

If you only do regular curls for your biceps, you're missing a whole lot of muscle. Do these exercises to finally build some bigger guns.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

The Truth About Soreness

Are you working out to get sore or are you training to get bigger, stronger and leaner? There is a difference.

Nonlinear Periodization for Size and Strength

Manipulate your training to accommodate for how you feel on a given day. If strict programming has been holding you back, do this instead.