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7 No-Barbell Strength Tests You Need To Pass

A one-rep max on the bench press only measures a fraction of your real strength. Can you pass this more complete list of tests?

Tip: 3 Meals vs. 6 Meals Per Day

It's a hot debate right now, so let's cut through the confusion. Here's what you need to know.

Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!

Tip: Make Room for Big-Bottomed Girls?

Bodybuilding has finally jumped the shark by starting a division for women with bikini-figure upper bodies and Kardashian-esque lower bodies.

Tip: Lower Blood Pressure With This Tasty Treat

A simple food works as well as prescription medicines in increasing blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

Tip: Common Drugs That Secretly Cause Depression

Over 200 legal drugs can trigger depressive symptoms. You're probably using a couple of them. Here's the list.

6 Easy Exercises You Won't Be Able to Do

Maybe you're pretty strong. Great. But that just increases the odds that you can't do these easy movements that would allow you to get even stronger.

Tip: 3 Ways to Build Consistency

If there's one answer to every question about getting bigger and stronger, it's this: be consistent. Here's how to do it.

How To Build Meaty Hamstrings

Are your hammies on the puny side even though you train them? Here's how to build them with science and sweat.

Tip: Stop Doing Extra Low-Back Work

In most cases, it won't help you increase your deadlift. In fact, it could be the cause of your problem. Here's why and what to do instead.

The 4 Best Compound Sets for Size

Not to be confused with super sets, these smart compound sets will blow up your chest, shoulders, legs, and triceps. Take a look.

6 Diabolical Drop Sets

Grow faster and build your pain tolerance. Try this hardcore training method for one month.

Tip: 3 Ways to Get Your Motivation Back

In a slump? Bored? Here's how to get pumped about getting pumped again.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

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

Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

Tip: The Simple Math of Rapid Fat Loss

Want to drop the chub quickly but still retain lean body mass? Grab your calculator and follow this formula.

Develop the Ultimate Overhead Press

Overhead press your bodyweight for reps. Just follow these simple steps.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

Soldiers Should Juice Up

Creating Super Soldiers is a way to increase the strength and stamina of fighting men and women while simultaneously increasing survival rates.

8 Lessons From Glute Girls

Do selfie-obsessed fitness chicks hold the secret to building muscle? The glute girls do. Here are 8 things you can learn from them.

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Tip: The Bradford Press

Use it as a warm-up or add some weight and build some muscle. Go down only as far as your range of motion comfortably allows.

Top 10 Ways to Build Mental Toughness

We asked our coaches and experts for their best mental toughness tips. Pick the one that speaks to you and get to work.

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.

The Kardashian Butt Must Die

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