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Tip: The Squat You Should Be Doing

All types of squats have their benefits, but this one might just be the best all-around variation.

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: Build Pecs with the Hex Press

This shoulder-friendly exercise will light up your chest in a whole new way. Take a look.

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

The Most Dangerous Gym Equipment of All Time

Here's are the four riskiest pieces of equipment in your gym, plus what you can do to stay out of the ER.

The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

Tip: The Trap Bar Exercise You Gotta Try

It's not just for shrugs. Here's how to add slabs of muscle to your back with the trap bar.

4 Biggest Lies of The Biggest Loser

It's a show about fitness that keeps people dumb and in the dark about getting fit. Here's the big fat truth about The Biggest Loser.

Tip: Drop the Frankenstein Exercises

Trying to fit more work into less time has its advantages. But a mash-up of exercises will limit your gains. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Do the Back Bridge

A surprising number of people have fixed their nagging back pain by adding this wrestler's exercise. Here's how to do it.

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.

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.

Tip: The Most Appetite-Suppressing Training Split

Trying to tighten up your diet and lose fat? Here's how to organize your lifting workouts, according to science.

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.

Tip: Do More Direct Glute Training

Many people need more than squats and deads to fully train their glutes. Here's why you may need more butt stuff.

Tip: One Capsule For Strength and Endurance

This natural supplement benefits practically every aspect of human existence. And science agrees.

Tip: Fix Your Core, Free Your Hips

Do this before lower body workouts and dramatically boost the training effect.

Lift Big by Bracing, Not Arching

A simple tweak in technique, in addition to saving your spine, can add 20-40 pounds to your big lifts, instantly!

Tip: Loaded Carries, Crowded Gyms

Torch your whole body with this space-saving farmer's walk.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

Tip: What Turns Women On... and Off

Science says that females want to see something when you take your clothes off, or rather, the lack of something.

Tip: Do the Ab Wheel Rollout

This old-school exercise hammers the abs in ways that other abdominal exercises can't. Here's the key to making it work for you.

Tip: 35 Unbroken Push-Ups... or You Suck

Can you do it? Can you do it with good form? Here's why you need to be able to, plus an awesome bodyweight challenge.