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These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

8 Ways to Do Cardio Without Hating Life

No need to dread cardio. Just find a more enjoyable way to do it. Try one of these less-sucky, highly-effective options.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

The 500 Workout

It's time to shake up your workout, stimulate new muscle gains, and lose some fat. Try this training template.

Tip: How to Increase Your Sex Drive

A new study says we've been looking for libido in all the wrong places. Here's the truth about testosterone, estrogen and sex drive.

Honest Advice About Steroids

Thinking about using? Our experts have some heartfelt advice for you that you won't hear anywhere else.

Tip: Full Body Fridays

Here's a new way to program push-pull training for even better results.

The Most Dangerous Exercise

You won't get strong, skilled, or jacked if you're always trying to heal from injuries. Here's what's causing the most problems.

6 Weeks to Great Abs

Most ab exercises are garbage. But do these 4 types of ab movements each workout and those babies will pop through.

Tip: The Absolute Best Way to Burn Calories

This training method burns a whopping 400 calories in just 20 minutes. Check it out

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.

5 Damn Good Reasons to do Bodyweight Training

If you resist doing bodyweight exercises, it's probably because you're terrible at them. Here's how to identify and wipe out your weaknesses.

The Absolute Worst Fitness Trend

Our experts set fire to the dumbest, most annoying training and diet trends. Are you blindly following any of them?

The 6 Most Overrated Exercises Ever

Just because everyone does them doesn't mean they're optimal for you. It's time we reevaluate these 6 popular movements.

Tip: The Deadlift That Builds More Muscle

The standard deadlift is great for strength, but it's missing something when it comes to hypertrophy. Try this variation instead.

Kettlebell Swings: You're Doing Them Wrong

Want to burn fat? Want to build a titanium butt? Want to get stronger on the big lifts? Do KB swings. But you gotta do them right. Here's exactly how.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

Tip: Replace the Abdominal Side Bend

There's a better option. Check it out here.

13 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift, Fast!

These tips, cues, adjustments, and "tricks" will have you deadlifting more weight right away. Check 'em out.

Tip: Do Straight-Arm Pulldowns For Lats

Nail the lats and enhance your V-taper with this exercise. Check it out.

Forced Growth: A New Way to Build Muscle

Five ways to use the most powerful muscle-building method ever devised. Get ready for pain. Get ready to grow.

Tip: Do the Drag Curl for Bigger Biceps

Need a better biceps exercise? Yes, yes you do. Try this one.

The Weirdest Training Method That Works

This unique and challenging training method improves strength and performance and even fixes shoulder problems. Here's how to do it.

Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.