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Tip: Make Room for Big-Bottomed Girls?

Bodybuilding has finally jumped the shark by starting a division for women with bikini-figure upper bodies and Kardashian-esque lower bodies.

3 Ways to Control Insulin and Get Jacked

Insulin means everything when you're trying to get lean or build muscle. It can either make you fat or it can get you big and ripped. Here's how to control it.

Tip: Do This Finisher, Pack on Muscle

Doing this after your last heavy work set will give you a mind-blowing pump and add inches that you'd otherwise leave on the table.

The Easiest Exercise With the Most Benefits

Get leaner, end back pain, recover faster from monster workouts, and even get a little smarter. Here's how.

Tip: How to Diagnose Your Bench Press Problem

Bench stuck? Here's how to find and fix your sticking points.

The Athletic Aesthetic Program

Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

9 Superior Exercises for Abs and Obliques

Think beyond the Pallof press and side plank. You want a strong, jacked core? Build it like this.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Tip: Hone Your Technique With Wall Squats

Improve your squat and deadlift with this simple drill you can do at home. Here's how.

50 Reps for Size

Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

Tip: What Erections Tell You About Your Health

Boners are a better predictor of future health than smoking, high blood pressure, or diabetes. Here's why.

Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.

Question of Nutrition 9

Will strict diets wreck your metabolism? Can you boost testosterone via diet? And how do you build muscle without getting fat? Answers here!

6 Weeks to Superhero

I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

The Best Exercises. Period.

The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

Tip: 6 Quick Tips for Complete Pec Development

It takes more than barbell benching to build an impressive chest. Try these tips and tricks.

Tip: Your Morning Orange Juice May Be Killing You

You should be less afraid of high fructose corn syrup and more afraid of supposedly healthy fruit juices and juicing. Here's why.

Lift 3 Days a Week and Grow

No time to train six days per week? No worries. You can build muscle and increase strength with these intelligent and tough full-body workouts.

Shock Training for Superhuman Power

Apply the principles of Soviet depth-jump training to push-ups and kettlebell swings to build unreal explosiveness and strength.

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 Single Most Effective Workout Split

There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

The 10 Commandments of Lifting

These straight-talking, common sense “commandments” ought to be emblazoned on the walls of every lifting facility in the world.