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Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

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.

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.

Erector Set

Whether your goal is to build an amazing physique, a record deadlift, or simply put slabs of muscle on your lower back, try out a few of these exercises.

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

The Truth About Digestive Enzymes

Digestive enzymes can prevent all kinds of problems and help you absorb more nutrients from food... if you use the right ones.

Tip: How Much Protein Can You Absorb?

Despite the prevailing myth, you can and should eat more than 30 grams of protein per sitting. But exactly how much? Info here.

Tip: Squatting Misses This Leg Muscle

Squats rock, but they actually don't give you complete quad development. Here's what gets skipped and what exercise will fix it.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

Tip: Make These Healthy Breakfast Cookies

They're easy to make, they'll fuel your workouts, and they won't make you LOOK like you eat cookies. Get the recipe here.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

The Simple No-Machines Workout

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

Back Squats Vs. Box Squats

The box squat doesn't get all that much respect, but in this match-up, it's the Rocky Balboa of the squat world.

An Explosive Squat Is a Bigger Squat

12-week squat program that's all about through-the-roof explosiveness.

Maximize Protein Synthesis

Building muscle boils down to getting on the right side of the protein synthesis balance sheet. Here's how to do it.

Deadlifting for Strongman

How some of the most powerful, explosive men on the planet train for the king of powerlifting exercises.

Building a Biceps Peak

Can you really add a peak to your biceps? Well, you can certainly add some new size if you train the long head. Here’s how.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

Tip: The Fastest Full Body Stretch

Don't waste half your workout trying to get mobile. Try this efficient stretch.

5 Things to Stop Doing in the Gym

Many experienced lifters make these training mistakes. Do you?

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

Look Like a Bodybuilder, Perform Like an Athlete

Building muscle size, strength, and explosive power – as a single strategy – produces the absolute best gains, period! Here's how.