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Tip: Mix This Into Your Food to Get Super Healthy

This forgotten food has been rediscovered and science is pretty excited about its many healthful effects.

The Best Damn Cortisol Article Ever

It's been called the stress hormone, the belly fat hormone, and the thief of gains. But it doesn't have to be any of those. Here's how to control it.

Tip: Your Tools Are Not Your Identity

Your training style and diet do not define you. Here's how to disinvest, ditch your cultish tribe, and keep improving.

The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

Take your strength to the next level with this simple 60-second challenge. Then, build a bone-crushing grip. Here's how.

Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

5 Ways To Lose Fat While Building Muscle

You want to build muscle but also need to drop some fat? Here are five tricky ways to get it done.

Tip: The Cure for Spaghetti Hamstrings

This exercise looks pretty easy. It's not.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

For most people, the upright row is a shoulder wrecker. Here's a better exercise.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

Full Body vs. Split Training

Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.

Ian's Top 10 Mass Makers

Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?

Merry Christmas, Bob

Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

Tip: Make Your Own Elvish Protein Bars

The world's easiest and most nutritious protein bar recipe.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

The Neuro Type Workouts

What does your neuro type tell you about how you should train for jaw-dropping gains? Just everything. Learn your type and get the workouts here.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

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.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

How to Build Size and Strength Simultaneously

Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.

Effective Training for Busy Men

Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.