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4 Methods To Boost Testosterone With Food

There are a lot of things out there zapping your testosterone levels. Here's how to fight back with food.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

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.

Westside for Skinny Bastards 1

Skinny? Interested in packing on muscle mass and having the strength to back it up? This program is for you.

A Strongman's Guide to Shoulder Health

Love lifting heavy? Then you either have some shoulder issues or you soon will. Follow these 5 steps to get them healthy and keep them healthy.

Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

4 Ways to End Back Day With a Bang

The biggest potential for growth lies on the back side of the body. Tap into that growth by using these lat-dominant finishers.

Trans Athletes: The Death Of Women's Sports

In an effort to be trans-inclusive, sports federations are forcing women off of the winner's podium. Their rules are anti-female. Here's why.

Kroc Rows 101

A step by step guide to performing the most bad-ass upper back exercise in existence.

Tip: The 50-Rep Leg Day Finisher

All you need is one dumbbell and a hefty amount of mental fortitude.

Honest Advice About Marijuana

Is it okay for bodybuilders and athletes to use the devil's lettuce, or does it work against their goals? Here's what we think.

Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

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

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.

4 Anabolic Metcon Workouts

Some lifters avoid conditioning work because they're afraid of losing muscle... and their athleticism and waistlines suffer. Here's the fix.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

Building a Biceps Peak

Can you really add a peak to your biceps? Well, you can certainly add some new size if you train the long head. Here’s how.

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Tip: Band Pull-Apart

Bring up your rear delts anywhere with a band. Do 4-5 sets of at least 20 reps.

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.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

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

Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.