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Tip: Get Them Off Their Fat Little Butts

Here's an easy way to get slothful kids to do a little exercise while subtly introducing them to resistance training.

Painful Advice Every Lifter Needs to Hear

Listen up. The training and diet advice in this article will be tough to hear. It might even make you mad. But it will definitely make you better.

Tip: Don't Fight Insomnia. Get Up.

There's a reason you wake up in the middle of the night. Don't fight it. Here's why.

Body-Part Splits Are Dead

They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: The Squat You Should Be Doing

All types of squats have their benefits, but this one might just be the best all-around variation.

The Ab-Building Trick Nobody Told You About

Can't feel your abs working? Maybe your glutes and hams can help. Try these five moves.

The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

Tip: Save the Cardio for Later

Ready to lose fat? When are you planning to add cardio? Here's the mistake that most people make.

Tip: Choose a Better Big Three

Not a competitive powerlifter? Then stop training like one. Here's why and what to do instead.

Tip: Do the Aipa Row

One row to build your back and biceps, boost your deadlift, and even improve your posture. Check it out.

The Lord of the Glute Exercises?

Scientists from Brazil evaluated 24 different glute exercises to determine which is the best. The winner will surprise you.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

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.

The Single Worst Exercise

Do you use any of these silly, injurious, worthless exercises? Read this before your next workout.

Tip: 4 Exercises for an Extreme V-Taper

Want cobra lats? Add these to your back workouts.

The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

Tip: The Perfect Anabolic Drink

The more you drink of this common beverage, the higher you raise your testosterone levels while simultaneously lowering your estrogen levels.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

Tip: The Right Way to Lift for Fat Loss

It's not what you think. Keep burning calories after your workout is done with this counterintuitive training method.

The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout Program

Got some dumbbells? Then you'll never miss a workout. Do this full-body plan every other day.

The 4 Most Useless Rehab Methods

Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.

Get Big Again: Your Return-To-Action Plan

Taking time off from the gym isn't a setback... as long as you come back with the right plan. Here it is.

Bigger by the Numbers

Your training shouldn't be random. Here's how to get it together, get stronger, and get growing again!

Tip: What Erections Tell You About Your Health

Boners are a better predictor of future health than smoking, high blood pressure, or diabetes. Here's why.