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Tip: The Air Squat That Just Might Kill You

Think bodyweight squats are too easy for you? This one will floor a guy who can squat 500 pounds. Check it out.

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

An inside look into the drug use of a real IFBB pro bodybuilder.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

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 Hybrid Athlete Program

Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.

Tip: Double Your Pull-Ups in 30 Days

This simple rep scheme will turn you into a pull-up pro in just a month.

How to Do the Jefferson Deadlift

A deadlift variation as old as the barbell that will pack on mass and kick up your pulling power.

Tip: Much Better Than Hip Thrusts

A study of female lifters compared the glute-growing abilities of hip thrusts to a common exercise. Here's what they found.

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.

How Many Eggs Can You Safely Eat?

Eggs are one of the cheapest and most nutritious whole foods you can buy and, contrary to what's commonly believed, one of the healthiest.

Tip: The Grip Exercise You Need Most

Here's why everyone needs to be doing some grip-focused work, plus a new twist on a classic grip-builder.

Full-Body Workouts of the Legends

The full-body routines of guys like Gironda and Schwarzenegger work as well today as they did 40 or 50 years ago.

Tip: Take This Vitamin for Better Sex

For females, sex drive, arousal, and O's all get better with this vitamin.

The Next Best Thing to Testosterone Injections

This powerful combo of herbs coaxes your testicles into pumping out more T so you're stronger, more muscular, and have better erections.

Unpopular Opinion: Your TRT is a Steroid Cycle

Some men on testosterone replacement therapy are being dishonest. What they're really on is a weak steroid cycle. Here are the facts.

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

Thick and Wide: The Back Solution

Here's how to get a thick, wide back... and why what you're doing now is probably holding back your gains.

When Overhead Isn't an Option

Have injuries or poor mobility made overhead pressing painful? No worries. Here are four ways to build your shoulders without pissing them off.

Tip: 5 Unique Exercises for Stronger Triceps

Build that horseshoe and lock out your bench press like a pro. Try these arm-builders ASAP.

Gyno: Everything You Need to Know

What is gynecomastia? What causes it, how can you prevent it, and what can you do if you already have it? Answers here.

The Effects of Mild Cycles

Some men use tiny doses of testosterone for hormone replacement therapy. Others use massive amounts for bodybuilding. But what are the effects of “light” cycles? Here's the science.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

Climb Your Way to Massive Arms

If curls stop working, there's an old school drill that can add inches to your pipes and crank up your athleticism.