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The Best Forearm Exercise

Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

Steroids for Bodybuilding

A practical guide to physique enhancement with pharmaceuticals

The Truth About Waist Trainers

Figure and bikini competitors use them. Celebrities endorse them. But what's really happening to the body when squeems are used? Here's the nasty truth.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

The V-Taper Workout

Change the whole look of your physique by developing a V-taper: wider shoulders, tighter waist. This workout will get you both.

Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

The Waterbury Method

A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.

Tip: Eat Pie. Build Muscle. Stay Lean.

Need a high-protein breakfast? Need it fast? Want it to be chocolate pie? Try this no-bake recipe.

21 Reps to Big Nasty Delts

Try this tough delt-building method and make your shoulders scream.

The Insulin Advantage

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

Deconstructing the Deadlift

There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

No-Weights Calf Training

Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

The Simple No-Machines Workout

No machines, no problem! This free-weights only program will build size and strength better than machines anyway.

2 Weeks to Shredded

Need to look your absolute best but only have two weeks to do it? We've got the perfect plan for you. Check this out.

Tip: 3 Lateral Raise Variations You Haven't Tried

Pack more muscle onto your medial delts to get that capped, superhero look. Here's how.

4 Big Protein Mysteries Finally Solved

How much protein should you eat per meal, per day, and during diets? And what kind of protein is best for gains? Answers here.

Tip: What 2 Weeks Off Really Does to Your Body

Here's how that vacation will affect your size and strength.

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.

4 Methods To Boost Testosterone With Food

There are a lot of things out there zapping your testosterone levels. Here's how to fight back with food.

The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.