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Build your scrawny looking delts, weak upper chest, and nearly nonexistent serratus. Here’s how.

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Band of Meatheads

Want to be more and do more? You'll get there faster with friends than you would by going at it alone. Here’s why community is essential in training.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 1

What every lifter and athlete can learn from samurai philosophy.

Nutritional Leverage: Dieting Edition

Ketogenic diets, cheat meals, fat loss plateaus, and blowing your diet straight to hell. Isn't this fat loss thing supposed to be simple?

Prepping for the O Lifts

Here’s how to make learning the Olympics lifts a whole lot easier.

Breathe, Stupid, Breathe!

The vast majority of people don't know how to breathe properly, and it's hurting them. Here’s what you need to know.

16 Training Tips From Contreras

A variety of great tips from the glute guy, Bret Contreras.

Potent Pills and Potions

Whether you want to win the race, stave off sleep, perform like a sexual champ, or increase focus, here’s your guide.

Pumped Up On The Paleo Diet

It's a diet so simple, a caveman can follow it. But can it help you build a stronger, leaner body? Find out here.

Training for Skinny Guys, Beefy Guys, and Tall Guys

A few programming tweaks for your body type can mean the difference between muscle growth and stagnation.

4 Cool Strongman Routines for Hypertrophy

Think strongman training is just for those monsters on TV? Channel your inner Ivan and get stronger, faster, AND bigger.

How to Tell if Your Exercises Suck

A fast and effective way to separate the best exercises from the rest of the weak sauce pretenders.

To Eat Organic or Not: Meat

Grass fed vs. corn fed, organic vs. natural, and wild vs. farmed. What should you be eating? Get the facts.

Kick-Ass Reads: The Testosterone Files - 1998

A look back at the best articles of 1998, the first year of Testosterone magazine.(Guess what? They still kick ass.)

From Dud to Stud in 30 Days

Our team of experts give you an exact one-month training, nutrition, and supplement plan to get you from "dud" to stud in 30 days.

It's Hammerin' Time!

Improve your grip, ramp up your conditioning, and invoke your inner Incredible Hulk, all with one simple movement.

100 Reps in 100 Seconds

Martin Rooney transforms his combat athletes into beasts in record time. He wants to do the same with you.

To Eat Organic or Not: Fruits and Veggies

Is organic produce really more nutritious than conventionally grown? Get the facts.

20 Training Tips From John Romaniello

Break out the tape measure and get ready to hit the gym. Roman's got some tips to make this your best training year ever.

Thib's 35 Minutes to Hardcore Muscle

Use different force curves and the principles of high-threshold hypertrophy to gain serious muscle with only three workouts per week.

Kroc Talk

Kroc talks about his current hybrid training program, gaining weight, and the absolute best exercises for putting on muscle.

What Force Factor Are You Missing?

The stretch-shortening cycle can be your best friend or your biggest enemy. Here’s what you need to know.

Simple But Way Cool Nervous System Tests

Forget space being the final frontier, it's the nervous system. Here's how to finally tap into what it's telling you.

Sucker Punch: Charles Staley

The Zen Master of weightlifting wants you to simplify your approach, build muscle, and live the good life.

7 Steps to Better Workouts

Here are seven steps you can use to improve your programming and get better results from your hard work.