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Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

How To Do One-Arm Pull-Ups

You know you want to be able to crank out a few. Here's your complete guide to mastering one of the most respected bodyweight exercises.

5 Fitness Terms That Need to Die

Fitness pros have bastardized some simple concepts, either in an attempt to show off or because they're ignorant. It ends here.

Total Athleticism: The Workout

Strong. Fast. Agile. Crank up your awesomeness with this simple, challenging workout strategy.

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: Turn Off the Hip Flexors to Build Abs

If you can easily knock out dozens of reps of an ab exercise, it's probably because your abs aren't doing much work. Fix that. Here's how.

The Best Muscle-Building Breakfast

People who want to build muscle and lose fat don't skip breakfast. But what are the best foods to eat? Here's what the experts suggest.

Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

Conditioning for Muscle Mass

Metcon isn't just about fat loss. Without it, muscle growth and strength gains can grind to a halt. Really. Here's why and what to do about it.

The Overlooked Key to Muscle Growth

Lifters who want to build muscular size get overly fixated on lifting heavy. There are better, faster ways to get bigger.

Hard Body Training for Women

Lean. Hard. Strong. These workouts combine explosive training, metcon, and a unique concept where you train the same muscles two days in a row.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

Baseball and Bad Men

A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

Tip: The Exercise That Fixes Everything

It's the lift nobody does but everybody needs.

Lifters Over 30 Need to Get Real

You still have decades left in your training career, but you need to start doing these four things before it's too late.

Nonstop Natural Gains: The Neuro Typing System

The future of training is here. Your neurological type determines what kind of workouts you should be doing for maximum results. Learn your type now.

Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!

The 915 Workout Program

A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.

The Jogging Delusion

Long distance running beats sitting on your butt, but it's absolutely inferior to weight training and HIIT on every front.

2 Weeks to Shredded

Need to look your absolute best but only have two weeks to do it? We've got the perfect plan for you. Check this out.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

How to Look Jacked in 3 Weeks

If you only had a few weeks to fine tune your physique and look your best for an event, what would you do? Here's what our pros said.