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The Truth About Pre-Bed Protein

Should you consume protein right before bed for more muscle growth? Or will it make you fat? Here's what the science says.

Tip: A Back-Friendly Alternative to Bent-Over Rows

You need to be doing more horizontal pulls, but the standard barbell row may be doing more harm than good. Try this instead.

Tip: Build Your Pecs with the Squeeze Press

Looks weird, works great for building a bigger chest. Here's how to do it.

Overhead Press Your Body Weight

Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.

The Best Way to Keep Getting Stronger

Strength gains stalled out? Use this powerful progression method to build stronger muscles and tendons so you'll never plateau.

3 Complexes for Rapid Female Fat Loss

Burn fat, improve strength, increase conditioning, and build beautiful muscle in only a few hard minutes a day.

Goblet Squats 101

Is this the "single best lifting movement of all time" as Dan claims? You be the judge.

Your Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements

Time to shed a little light on what's probably the most mysterious and diverse of all bodybuilding supplement categories.

The New Big 3 for Non-Powerlifters

Unless you're a powerlifter, stop with the emphasis on bench, squats, and barbell deadlifts. There are better masters to serve. Here they are.

Rippetoe Goes Off

Rip has a few questions for you about unilateral exercises, imbalances, exercise variety, and why you're such a wussy.

The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

Take your strength to the next level with this simple 60-second challenge. Then, build a bone-crushing grip. Here's how.

How to Build Size and Strength Simultaneously

Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

Tip: Facts On Fat Burning Supplements

Not all of them are created equal. Here's what each type can and can't do.

Tip: The Truth About SARMs

What's the deal with them? Do they work like steroids? What are the side effects? Answers here.

Tip: High-Dose TRT or Mild Steroid Cycle?

Some docs are prescribing larger dosages of T for men with low test. But is this TRT or an actual steroid cycle? Is it safe? Info here.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

11 Training Tips for the Skinny Fat Ectomorph

Skinny fat: it's the perfect storm of piss-poor male physical characteristics. Here's what to do if you were dealt this bum hand.

6 Hard Truths About Building Muscle

Lifters spend too much time on the itty-bitty stuff when it's these six big-picture truths that'll get them growing again.

How to be a Social Media Fitness Star

Here's how to give advice on the internet, find your tribe, thwart trolls, and keep your soul intact.

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.