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Stuff We Like – Food & Snacks 2

Healthier foods, snacks, and sauces don't have to taste terrible. No, really. Here's what we have in our Amazon carts.

The 4 Mandatory Lifting Movements

Check this out before you DIY your workout plan. Choose a lift from each section and get ready to dominate.

The Easiest Exercise With the Most Benefits

Get leaner, end back pain, recover faster from monster workouts, and even get a little smarter. Here's how.

American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

Beyond Fish Oil

Many fish oil supplements are underdosed and made only for women. Not this one.

Tip: To Lose Fat, Stop Being a Pantywaist

This may hurt your feelings, but it'll also solve your fat loss problem. Step away from your safe space and check it 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: For Big Lats, Add Intense Stretches

Here are 4 painful stretches that, when added to your back workout, can help you trigger new muscle growth. Don't wimp out.

Tip: The Truth About SARMs

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

Tip: Work Glutes While Brushing Your Teeth

When your glutes won't activate during lower body exercises, they start to get soft and shapeless. Here's a simple way to keep them round and hard.

4 Reasons You Suck at Building Mass

If you're small and weak, this is either going hurt your feelings or help you get bigger and stronger. Your choice. Check it out.

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.

4 Foods Your Body Hates

These foods can wreak havoc on your gut and interfere with your goals, even if you're counting the macros and calories.

Tip: The Cure for MPA

Male Pancake Ass: It's a terrible condition to have. And squats and deadlifts can't fix the problem by themselves. Here's what will.

Tip: Let Go of Control and Grow

Here's one of the big “secrets” of success in the gym. Most people won't want to hear it. That's why most people are weak.

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: Master the Leg Press

Just a few simple tips can help you get more out of the leg press. Here they are.

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.

How to Look Freakin' Awesome

Using simple formulas, Romaniello has come up with the clearest definition of “looking awesome” yet. You have to check this out to see where you stand!

5 Ways Sex is Better For Lifters

Men and women who work out enjoy certain advantages when it comes to lovemaking. Warning: Not for the puritanical or faint of heart.

Tip: Make These Blueberry & Yogurt Cookies

It's possible to be lean and still eat food that tastes good. Try these high-protein cookies. Easy recipe here.

Tip: Do the French Press for Triceps

It's a classic exercise, but most people are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Tip: Do SST for a Mind-Blowing Pump

Scientists find that a particular style of training can immediately stretch out the seams of your T Nation shirt. Info here.

A Doctor's View of CrossFit

CrossFit attracts just as many participants as critics. Dr. Stuart McGill gives us his perspective on the pros, cons, and future of CrossFit.