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

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Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.

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.

Tip: Could This Be the Next Super Supplement?

This new nutritional kid on the block could soon prove to rival curcumin in its broad range of effects.

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.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.

The 4 Most Useless Rehab Methods

Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.

4 Methods To Boost Testosterone With Food

There are a lot of things out there zapping your testosterone levels. Here's how to fight back with food.

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.

The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

Real Men Do Sissy Squats

This forgotten squat exercise is still one of the best ways to build quads.

Tip: Easy Ways to Do the Hardest Ham Exercise

This hamstring move is notoriously brutal and it usually requires a partner. Here's how to do it anywhere without a buddy.

Tip: Master the J-Row

Build a better back with this one-arm row variation.

For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

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.

4 Exercises for a Thick Back

Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

Predator Conditioning

Torch fat and retain muscle. Attack your conditioning like a predator. Don't run from it like prey.

Squat Depth: The Final Answer

Stop listening to uneducated jackasses when it comes to squat depth. You can figure out what's best for your anatomy with these tests. Here's how.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

Tip: How to Build Quads With Just Bodyweight

No weights, no worries. Slide this tougher-than-it-looks exercise into your next leg day. Works great as a finisher too.