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CrossFit and Steroids

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

Turkish Get Ups Make You Awesome

Ready for a challenge? The Turkish Get Up will take your stability, core strength, and mobility to the next level.

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 Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

Goodbye to Love Handles and Belly Fat

No, this formulation won't make you lose 25 pounds without exercise or diet, but it will help you whittle away that last bit of stubborn fat.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

Tip: The Truth About SARMs

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

Tip: Turn Off the Hip Flexors to Build Abs

If you can easily knock out dozens of reps of an ab exercise, it's probably because your abs aren't doing much work. Fix that. Here's how.

Tip: How to Build Quads With Just Bodyweight

No weights, no worries. Slide this tougher-than-it-looks exercise into your next leg day. Works great as a finisher too.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

CrossFit for Meatheads

Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

5 Ways To Make Face Pulls Even Better

Everyone needs to be doing face pulls. Period. Here are five new variations that'll boost shoulder health and muscle growth.

Fasted Cardio Eats Muscle

When most people diet and train for fat loss, they lose a lot of muscle too. That's dumb and totally unnecessary. Here's how to avoid it.

Band Training for Big Gains

Everything you need to know about advanced band training for size and strength.

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

6 Stupid Exercises That Need to Die

With apologies to CrossFit, the Marines, and even NASA, there are some exercises that are just plain dumb. Here they are.

How to Eliminate Love Handles & Muffin Tops

A fat waist is symptomatic of insulin insensitivity. You need to attack it with a combo of specific eating strategies, diet, exercise, and supplements. Here's how.

Olympic Lifting Made Simple

A tested program that will quickly get you dominating on the Olympic lifting platform.

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

Beast Building - Part 1

The first installment of a three-part series that'll turn you into a thick, dense, and rugged beast in three short months.

Nasty Ab Training

Want abs? It's time to crank up the resistance, extend the TUT, and add a proven bodybuilding technique to your workouts. Try these moves!

Muscle Up Top, Hustle Down Below

Want a bodybuilder upper body and a linebacker lower body? Here's your program.