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Even an advanced lifter can get a damn good workout at home – without any special equipment. Here's how.

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Bodyweight Strength & Conditioning From Home

Blast your upper body. Smash your lower body. Build your conditioning. And do it all with a foam roller. Wait, what?

Tip: The Ultimate Triceps Finisher

Blow up your arms and boost your bench press with this highly effective (but excruciating) finisher.

Tip: This Is Dumb

For rotator cuff work, the dumbbell is seldom the right tool. Here's what to do instead.

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.

Tip: The Food That Fights Depression

Could eating more of a certain (delicious) food help stave off depression and anxiety? Here's what you need to know.

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

This exercise makes you suck air, improves upper body strength, eases back pain, and builds a concrete core.

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  • The Happy Powder

    Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

    Tip: Bulletproof Coffee is Stupid

    Four reasons why you shouldn't drink this popular but goofy breakfast replacement.

    Tip: Do the 4 Best Biceps Exercises

    For direct biceps training, you can't beat these variations. Funny thing is, most people have never even tried them.

    Get Jacked Without Leaving Your House

    Stuck at home? Here's how to whip up some homemade gains with eight advanced training methods.

    The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

    The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

    Tip: 6 Things That Affect Ab Visibility

    Body fat is only one of them. Here's what you may not know.

    Build Muscle at Home

    Can't get to the gym because of the weather, a global pandemic, or a zombie uprising? Build muscle anyway with these moves.

    5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

    Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

    The Carb Cycling Codex

    Cutting body fat doesn't have to mean cutting out the carbs. Get shredded with this carb cycling approach and hang on to more muscle in the process.

    Tip: Bench Dips Are Bad News

    These will wreck your shoulder joints. Here's why, plus a better option.

    Tip: Joe Weider Killed My Gains

    The Father of Bodybuilding, as he called himself, did a lot of great things for weightlifting, but he also led a lot of people astray.

    Tip: The 6-Second Trick for a Bigger Bench Press

    A fast, easy, and scientifically-backed way to increase force production on the bench press. Check it out.

    Tip: The Two Keys to Permanent Fat Loss

    What's the best diet for losing fat? Answer: Any eating plan that contains BOTH of the elements discussed here.

    Tip: The Cable Chop for Rear Delts

    All the reverse flyes in the world won't build up your lagging posterior delts. Add this move to shoulder day.

    Tip: Another Jaw-Dropping Benefit of Creatine

    It seems there's no limit to what this inexpensive supplement can do for you, performance-wise and health-wise.

    Total-Body Training

    A simple but smart plan that blends old-school basics with new-school periodization.

    The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

    Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

    The Very Best Bodyweight Exercises

    Nine butt-kicking bodyweight moves that lifters and athletes need, no matter how advanced they are.