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Hungarian Oak Leg Blast

We don't have a picture of him in the article. We don't even know his name. But this alleged monster's training program was too compelling to pass up because of a technicality.

Massive Forearms, Strong Grip

How to strengthen your grip so you can pull more weight. Bonus: Big veiny forearms. Check it out.

Hip Belt Squats: The Anabolic Equalizer

Hip belt squats are a unique exercise that first caught my attention through two published articles by John McCallum in the March and April, 1970 issues of Strength & Health> magazine (yes, you whipper snappers out there, weight training and/or bodybuilding did exist before the Pumping Iron movie came out).

Tip: The Important Muscles You Never Think About

Here's how your jaw can affect your posture, performance, and even your hormones.

Tip: Make Your Own Protein Bars!

Use this easy recipe to whip up your own portable protein. No oven required.

Tip: Instagram and Power-Shoveling Food – A Rant

Social media can make you small and weak. Here's why.

Tip: Protein Poppers with a Kick

Need some energy? Need a hit of protein too? These easy-to-make mocha balls have you covered.

Honest Advice About Marijuana

Is it okay for bodybuilders and athletes to use the devil's lettuce, or does it work against their goals? Here's what we think.

Tip: This Internet Rumor Needs to Die Fast

No, eating this crappy Frankenfood isn't good for you, despite what some internet influencers are suggesting.

Tip: How to Make Bacon a True Health Food

They say the bacon in heaven doesn't cause cancer or plug up your heart. Here's how to make a little heaven on earth.

Tip: 4 Reasons Keto Blows for Building Muscle

It's an okay option for fat loss for some people, but not for lifters chasing hypertrophy. Here's why.

Tip: Do This at Bedtime for Surefire Muscle

It's a strategy everyone's talked about for years, but no one was sure exactly how well it worked and whether there were any drawbacks.

Tip: The First Supplements to Buy

Gap supplements are essential. Here's why you need them.

Tip: The Supplement Cure for Binge Eating

Is that just a cheat meal or do you have an eating disorder? Find out here and learn which supplement can help.

Tip: Smashing an Overhead Press Plateau

Here's what to do when the barbell just refuses to go up.

Instantly Boost Strength & Performance

Push and pull without moving a weight. Sounds odd but it works if you're wanting to get stronger or instantly perform better. Here's how.

Heart Health: 5 Strategies You Don't Know

Given the prevalence of heart problems with young people – even young athletes – it's time to start giving the heart a little love. Here's how.

Tip: The Two-Minute Leg Press Challenge

Build your quads. Challenge your lungs. Test your sanity. Try this!

Merry Christmas, Bob

Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

Tip: The Right Resveratrol

Boost testosterone and control estrogen with this plant compound. Just use the kind with high bioavailability. Here's what to look for.

6 Easy Exercises You Won't Be Able to Do

Maybe you're pretty strong. Great. But that just increases the odds that you can't do these easy movements that would allow you to get even stronger.

Tip: Curcumin – The Bioavailability Issue

Some curcumin supplements work great. Others don't. Don't get ripped off. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: It's Not Just Exercise!

Find a deeper meaning in training and your motivation will last a lifetime. Here's how to do it.

Tip: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated... Forever

Want to be lifting hard and loving life for the next 50 years? Here's how to do it.