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Meat!

Usually in an exploration of functional foods, one hears a lot about vegetables, fruits, herbs, phytochemicals and such. That's all cool to learn, but most humans are after all omnivorous. That is, man does not generally live by plants alone.

Old-School Muscle

Here's how Jones Trained Viator for the 1971 Mr. America

The Dave Tate Project - Part 1

When Dave Tate needed nutrition help, he turned to Dr. John Berardi. Here’s what he learned.

Lactic Acid Training for Fat Loss

Increase lactic acid to increase growth hormone and get shredded. One problem: It really hurts. Check out the program.

Customized Volume Training

Personalize high volume training for your body type and get maximum gains in size and strength. Get the details here.

Erector Set

Whether your goal is to build an amazing physique, a record deadlift, or simply put slabs of muscle on your lower back, try out a few of these exercises.

25 Reasons Why it's Great to be Skinny

I've spent most of my life as a skinny bastard. It took more than two decades of lifting to get my body mass index up to a mirror-friendly 26.

Neanderthal No More - Part 1

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Optimized Volume Training

High volume training for muscle growth that will also get you stronger. Sounds good? Get the full program here.

100 Reps to Bigger Muscles

There are many complex aspects of recovery, but one of the most important is nutrient transfer. Here’s what you need to know.

Massive Eating - Part 1

Three major things that most people do incorrectly when trying to gain muscle mass. Check ‘em out.

Back to Basics

Want more upper-body strength and size? Then you gotta do pull-ups and chin-ups. Here’s why, plus how to get better.

Tip: The Shoulder Exercise You've Never Tried

This versatile movement works great, even if you have beat-up shoulders.

6 Supercharged Slider Exercises

Build your core and improve your big lifts with moves you can do anywhere, even your living room.

Tip: Pull-Ups for Pull-Up Pros

If you can crank out dozens of them, it's time to use this training method to keep the gains coming.

The Politically Incorrect Truth About Obesity

The only way beat obesity is to accept some painful truths, then take action. Here are the uncomfortable facts, PC culture be damned.

Tip: 4 Days of Minimalist Workouts

You don't need a ton of equipment to challenge yourself. Here are four home workouts that get the job done.

Tip: The Ultimate Triceps Finisher

Blow up your arms and boost your bench press with this highly effective (but excruciating) finisher.

The Least Expensive Way to Boost Testosterone

Train hard and you leech out important minerals involved in keeping T levels high and testicles happy. Here's how to fix that.

Tip: Do This Between Sets for Extra Growth

Spend the first 30 seconds of your rest period doing this and you'll gain some bonus muscle.

Creatine's Powerful Cousin

This amino acid does what creatine can't – it prolongs muscle performance in activities that last longer than 60 seconds.

4 Strength Tests You Have to Pass

Are you strong on the big barbell lifts? Great! Now take these strength-stability tests to see if you're about to get hurt.

Rock-Hard Glutes, Strong Hamstrings

Lunges aren't just for quads. There are several knee-friendly variations that'll pack muscle onto your butt and hams. Here they are.

Tip: Master the Reverse Hyper

It's one of the best machines in the gym... if you know how to use it correctly. Most don't. Here's what you need to know.