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The New 40-30-5 Method

Increase time under tension, create an enourmous pump, and make gains… if you can take the pain. Here's how.

Tip: C3G – How to Source the Good Stuff

Cyanidin 3-glucoside is an effective nutrient partitioning agent, but some companies are under-dosing it. Here's what you need to now.

Keep Kicking Ass After 40

Everything you need to know about training, diet, and supplements to help you keep kicking butt after age 40.

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.

Pull-Ups Vs. Chin-Ups

We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.

A Quick Guide to Perfect Dips

The best chest exercise isn't the bench press. It's the dip. Here's how to do it right for big pecs, strong triceps, and healthy shoulders.

Reawaken Your Rhomboids

Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

One Hundred Gram Carb Cure

Ridiculously simple. Powerfully effective. Get shredded using this one simple guideline. Here’s how.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

Leg Day in the Smith Machine

If you think the Smith machine isn't functional and doesn't build muscle, you're in for a surprise. Your legs are probably tiny too.

Tip: This Nutrient Does It All

Science shows that this multi-talented compound makes you leaner, increases endurance, and builds muscle. Check it out.

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.

The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

Destroying Fat

It takes more than just “eating less and exercising more” to reach single-digit body fat. Check out these advanced fat loss strategies.

6 Muscle-Building Myths: Debunked!

You can't possibly still believe this stuff... oh wait, you do. Here's the truth about muscle gains and fat loss. Understand the science to upgrade your physique.

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.

Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

A lot of people can't do one proper push-up. And YOU may be one of them. Here are the most common problems and how to fix 'em.

Take Your Pull-Ups to the Next Level

Pull ups are the king of upper body exercises. Here are 5 ways to jack-up your performance to levels befitting royalty.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

Shoulder Savers - Part 1

How to build strong and healthy shoulders.

High Intensity Versus High Volume

In the red corner, we have high intensity. In the blue corner, we have high volume.

Tip: The Chocolate Chip Cookie for Lifters

These high-protein cookies will make you as happy as a stubby guy on squat day. Get the simple recipe here.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?