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Tip: Lateral Raises Kinda Suck

This exercise may not be doing much for your shoulders. Here's what will.

Get 20% Better Results From Testosterone

Are you on doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)? If so, there's a new, healthier, and more effective way to use it. Here's how.

Tip: Master the Standing Rollout

Not many people can do it. Too bad, it's one of the best core exercises out there. Here's how to work your way up to it in five steps.

The Best Biceps Exercises You're Not Doing

If you only do regular curls for your biceps, you're missing a whole lot of muscle. Do these exercises to finally build some bigger guns.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

Deconstructing the Deadlift

There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

How to Build Your Own Training Program

Train on your own terms! You should know how to write your own training programs without depending on anyone else. Here's how to do it.

12 Truths About Bodybuilding Training

If your main goal is to build big muscles, this is a must read. Check it out.

Honest Advice About Marijuana

Is it okay for bodybuilders and athletes to use the devil's lettuce, or does it work against their goals? Here's what we think.

The Badass Deadlift Program

Here's a devastatingly effective (and even fun) deadlift program that makes you want to run to the gym to try it out.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

Tip: The Leg Exercise That Prevents Knee Injuries

Lift long enough or play sports and your knees are bound to get cranky. Here's an easy way to protect them.

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

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

How to Use Linear Periodization

Legendary lifters used linear progression to break records. It's time to revisit that proven method.

Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

3 Best Calorie-Burning Workouts for Lifters

Most of the cardio work done in the gym is stupid. Here are three methods that actually burn calories and build work capacity.

Natural Gains: The Proven Training Strategies

Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

The 10 Best Biceps Training Tips

What's the single best way to build big biceps? We asked 10 pros and experts. Their advice may surprise you.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

The Colorado Experiment: Fact or Fiction

It's one of the greatest bodybuilding stories ever told. And people have been talking about it for over 40 years. But is it true? Here's the real story, written by a man who actually knows.

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

9 Reasons Couples Should Work Out

You want harmony? You want love? You want great sex? Then get your partner to start working out with you.