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27 Eating Rules to Control Body Fat

Lots of diets can get you lean, but how do you keep body fat in check all year long without being on a diet? We ask our experts about their everyday strategies.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

Tip: The Truth About Behind the Neck Pressing

It's terrible... but only if you already have bad posture and shoddy shoulders. Here's why, plus how to fix those issues.

The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.

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.

Tip: Do Band Pull-Aparts

Here are three ways to do this exercise that'll build your back, make your shoulders feel good, and even boost your bench press.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

8 Bad-Ass Bench Press Tips

Here are 8 tips pulled from some of the sport's top pressers that will have you hitting new PRs in no time.

How Bodybuilders Should Eat

A tried-and-true eating plan for packing on muscle. Check it out.

Tip: Is Your Tracker Making You Fat?

Maybe. Why? Because they're pretty terrible at tracking how many calories you burn. Here's the scoop.

Tip: Eat More, Train More – The Anabolic Toggle

How do you eat for gains without gaining excess fat? Like this.

Stop Squatting and Deadlifting So Damn Much

Sure, the big 3 lifts are great, but experienced lifters need to stop chasing numbers for a while and fix their weak links. Here's why and how to do it.

The Aggressive Diet for Natural Guys

How low in calories can you go to drop fat rapidly without losing muscle or tanking your testosterone levels? Here's the exact math you need.

The Death of Women's Bodybuilding

More and more women are lifting weights, but women's pro bodybuilding is dying fast. Here's why, plus a frightening look at the cause of “man face.”

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

6 Stronger Bench Exercises

Most benchers have one of four problems. Here are six innovative fixes.

The Dragon Flag

Forget all these fancy core exercises. Here's an old-school classic that will hammer your core into submission.

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  • How to Master the Power Clean

    The power clean just might be the best barbell exercise you aren't doing. Here’s why you should make it a part of your program.

    The Third-World Squat

    You should be able to perform a strict rock-bottom squat, at least with bodyweight. Here’s why and how to achieve it.

    Tip: Strict Diets vs. Your Metabolism

    Here's what you need to know about rigid eating plans, adaptive thermogenesis, and metabolic compensation.

    Tip: The Truth About SARMs

    What's the deal with them? Do they work like steroids? What are the side effects? Answers here.

    Tip: Shark Habits and Pirate Maps

    Use these two tools to increase discipline, boost mental toughness, and get more done.

    8 Injections That Heal Injuries

    The needle is better than the knife. Here are the latest scientific advances in healing joint, tendon, and muscle injuries.

    The Simple Plan for Ultimate Back Size

    Back training advice has become sissified and overcomplicated. Here's how to really build your back.