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How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

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The Missing Lower-Body Exercises for Strength

For complete strength and injury prevention, you need more than squats, deadlifts, and lunges. Add a few of these isolation exercises to your plan.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

Perfect Body Fat Percentage

What's the optimal amount of body fat to carry around when you're trying to build muscle? How lean can you stay and still be able to pack on muscle? The answers here.

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 Kardashian Butt Must Die

Admiration of that famous big butt is ruining women's backsides. Here's why.

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?

Get 20% Better Results From Testosterone

Are you on doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)? If so, there's a new, healthier, and more effective way to use it. Here's how.

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.

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

10 Reasons Bodybuilders Are Bigger Than Powerlifters

They both lifts weights. They both train hard. They both use drugs at the pro levels. So why are bodybuilders more jacked than powerlifters?

Tip: Protein-Packed Lemon Squares

You've gotta try these lemony blackberry jam protein squares... immediately.

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.

Tip: Drink This for Stronger Erections

A juice that builds a better boner? Here's the hard science.

Loose Skin: The Facts

Have you lost some fat? Awesome. But are you now stuck with some loose, sagging skin? Here's everything you need to know.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

The 6 Stages of Transformation

How does a person go from couch potato to shredded beast? In 6 behavioral stages. What stage are you in? Will you make it to the final stage?

The Missing Movement

What “missing” exercise would give you the most benefits if you added it to your program? We asked 10 pros. Their answers will surprise you.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.