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5 Self-Improvement Tips for Lifters

Lifting makes you stronger. Diets make you leaner. But there's more to life than that. Here's how to feel better, fight stress, get organized, and get happier.

The Very Best Way to Build Forearms

I lift hard and I can crush you. That's the message big forearms send the world. Here's how our pros and experts train them.

The Top 10 Weighted Carry Exercises

Build monster real-world strength and a rock-solid core. Here are several weighted carries to try out, from beginner to advanced variations.

4 Anabolic Metcon Workouts

Some lifters avoid conditioning work because they're afraid of losing muscle... and their athleticism and waistlines suffer. Here's the fix.

Master the Kettlebell Swing

Learn to hip hinge and you'll automatically get better at deadlifts, squats and your sport. The secret? You gotta swing a kettlebell.

In Defense of Deficit Deadlifts

Is the deficit deadlift a dangerous exercise, or is it a safe way to build super strength? Answer here.

Don't Be Like Donald Duck

Six great exercises to fix the common problem of excessive anterior pelvic tilt.

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

Eat Like a Warrior King

Enter the No-Tofu Zone! Real nutrition advice for iron athletes.

Isometrics for Mass!

A new way to use isometric training for size and strength.

Goodbye to Love Handles and Belly Fat

No, this formulation won't make you lose 25 pounds without exercise or diet, but it will help you whittle away that last bit of stubborn fat.

4 Reasons You've Got No Rear Delts

The rear delts are arguably the hardest muscle to isolate. Here are 4 things you can do to start feeling your delts, probably for the very first time.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

Spot Reduction is Real

You’ve heard wrong. You CAN target fatty areas of the body. Here’s how.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

The 7 Best Workouts for Fat Loss

Any fool can lose fat, but getting shredded while keeping or even building muscle takes know-how. Here's how to do it.

The Single Best Muscle-Building Method

A recent study shows that training to failure is the true key to muscle growth... regardless of the weight used. If your goal is size, this is a must-read.

Tip: Follow the Two-Day Rule

This easy to follow guideline will maximize your recovery and insure that every workout leads to gains.

Barbells Behind Bars

The author was sentenced to 10 years in prison. He started lifting to build up his self-esteem and, more importantly, to protect his ass from getting shanked.

How to Increase Your Pull-Up Power

High-rep pull-ups are cool, but you'll stagnate and bang yourself up if you keep chasing volume. Instead concentrate on adding weight.

Big. Scary. Delts.

If you want to grow your delts, you've got to train them often, but you've also got to be smart about it. Here’s how.

The 5/2 Fat-Loss Diet for Lifters

Eat normally five days a week and eat a reduced-calorie diet on two non-consecutive days. What could be easier?

Grow, Ectomorph, Grow

Naturally skinny? Here's how to finally gain some shirt-stretching muscle.