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Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.

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The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

Boost Testosterone, Control Estrogen – Naturally

This healthy plant extract raises testosterone and lowers estrogen, along with making muscle fibers grow thicker. Here's how.

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.

CrossFit and Steroids

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

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

6 Challenges You Must Accept and Beat

Think you're an alpha male? Here are some brutal challenges that might make you feel like a poodle. Wearing a pink bow.

Reawaken Your Rhomboids

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

Your Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements

Time to shed a little light on what's probably the most mysterious and diverse of all bodybuilding supplement categories.

30 Minutes to Mass

Yes, you do have time to train... if you'll make a plan, shut up, and stop socializing. Follow these guidelines and check out the sample programs.

The Ultimate Shoulder Day

Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

Tip: The Conditioning Test Lifters Need To Pass

How's your overall fitness level? Test it today. Here's how.

Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull

These are both popular and effective ways of organizing your workouts, but which is right for you? Find out here.

The 500 Rep Shoulder Workout

Change the look of your physique in 12 workouts with this insane (but intelligently designed) delt specialization plan.

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.

How to Build Your Own Training Program

Train on your own terms! You should know how to write your own training programs without depending on anyone else. Here's how to do it.

The Secret to a Bigger Bench Press

Advanced lifters know that leg drive is key for hitting a new PR on the bench. Here are 5 tips to maximize it.

Advanced Glute Training

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

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

The Next Generation Nutrition Bar

When does a nutrition bar become a true, performance-enhancing food? When it's made like this.

Ask Us Anything 05

Feeling the hams, visible abs, no-rack leg workouts, cardio, over-40 supplements, and combining CrossFit with bodybuilding.

Merry Christmas, Bob

Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

Why CrossFit Girls Are Stronger Than You

Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.