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Take 4 Capsules for Muscle Gain and Fat Loss

This substance approximates the effects of diet and exercise, even if you don't change your eating habits or go to the gym. Here's the science.

The Next Generation Nutrition Bar

When does a nutrition bar become a true, performance-enhancing food? When it's made like this.

The New 5x5

The 5x5 system has been around forever for a reason: it works. But it has its shortcoming. Let's make it even better.

The 13 Best Banded Exercises

More tension, more gains. And that's where bands come in. Slap some more muscle on your body by adding bands to the basic lifts.

Tip: Choose The Right Weight

Most lifters trying to build muscle are either going too light or too heavy. Here's how to find your sweet spot for hypertrophy.

Direct Arm Training: Pros and Cons

At last, the definitive answer to the age-old question of whether direct arm work is really necessary for big guns.

Tip: The Farmer's Carry Is Essential

The ability to do heavy carries says a lot about your strength and health. Check this out.

The Best Training Tool for Triceps

Hitting the triceps like this provides stimulation that dumbbells can't duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.

Fit Enough to Fight

At some point, you may have to physically defend yourself or your loved ones. Are you bad enough to brawl?

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.

Tip: One Exercise Isn't Enough for Hamstrings

Only do one hamstring exercise? Then you're missing half the muscle. Here's why, plus the best exercises to do.

The 7 Smartest Workout Tips of All Time

Proven methods for building muscle and strength, getting leaner, and even increasing mobility.

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

Tip: Is Cardio Essential?

Yes... and no. Here's what every smart lifter needs to consider.

Tip: Why You Look Preggo on a Healthy Diet

Popular diets have one common strategy. But it may be the very thing that's making your gut grow.

Tip: Do the Motorcycle Row for Lats

Shake up your back training with two variations of this lat exercise. Here's how.

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.

DeFranco's Training Rules for Washed-up Meatheads

Attention all meatheads over 30: it's time to break out the rulebook for gaining muscle and unleashing your inner-athlete.

Tip: Do the Suitcase Deadlift

Build strong obliques and boost your squat and deadlift with this challenging exercise. Here's how to do it.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Tip: Abs Are Built in the Gym, Not the Kitchen

All you need to do is diet and you'll have abs, right? Not really. It's a bit more nuanced than what your favorite meme says. Here's why.

Big, Thick, Chunky Ab Training

Abs aren't really made in the kitchen... unless that's where you train. You have to build them like any other muscle. Here's how.

The 7 People Who Never Get Results

Are you one of these types of people? Hope not. Because they never make any progress. Check out the list.

Primer 52: The Program

Completely reshape your body with this sophisticated and straightforward diet and training plan.