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Tip: A Supplement That Works Without Exercise

This supplement builds muscle and burns fat even without training... and of course it works even better if you do.

Tip: The Toughest Way to do EZ-Bar Curls

Two sets of this mechanical advantage drop set will leave your biceps screaming (and growing).

How to Hit a Triple Bodyweight Deadlift

It takes a special breed of animal to be able to deadlift 3X his bodyweight. Here's how to become one.

Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.

Tip: CNS Stress and Deadlifting

Here's how different deadlifting styles affect your central nervous system and recovery.

Tip: How to Naturally Control Anxiety

Anxiety sucks, but the side effects of anxiety drugs can ruin your workouts. Here's a natural way to calm the heck down.

6 Exercises for Pain-Free Shoulder Training

Shoulders feeling banged up? These exercises allow you to train them without pain so you can keep the gains coming.

Tip: The Scientific Cure for a Flat Upper Chest

Sure, the incline bench press helps, but you need to add something else to your inclines to really build the clavicular head. Info here.

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: When You See Food This Color, Eat It

These foods have the potential to build more muscle, burn more fat, and maybe cure a lot of things that ail you.

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

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

The Answer for Massive Calves

To build a set of standout calves, you need to think outside the box. Here’s how.

The Single Biggest Diet Mistake

What's the biggest diet or nutrition mistake lifters make? We asked doctors, coaches, bodybuilders, and fitness pros. Check out their surprising answers.

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.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Killing Keto

Going keto might be fine for a while for fat loss, but here's why it prevents muscle growth and hampers testosterone production.

Tip: Nail Both Heads of the Biceps With This

Here's a drop-set workout guaranteed to trigger new muscle growth.

50 Reps for Size

Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

Tip: Make Room for Big-Bottomed Girls?

Bodybuilding has finally jumped the shark by starting a division for women with bikini-figure upper bodies and Kardashian-esque lower bodies.

Tip: 3 Proven Habits That Keep the Fat Off

Losing fat is simple. Staying lean is difficult. Only about 10 percent of people are able to do it. Here's what they have in common.

5 Pull-up Challenges

You can't consider yourself a ballsy lifter if you're terrible at pull-ups. Here are five tests to see how you measure up.

Demolish Your Genetic Limits

Building muscle gets tougher to do as you reach your genetic limit. Here are 5 simple ways to expand your muscle growth potential.

Tip: The Hamstring Exercise That Beats Leg Curls

The lying leg curl is great, but it gets boring. Plus, this can work better.

The Zercher Squat Complete Guide

The Zercher squat can pack muscle on quads and traps like nothing else. It'll also weed out the weaklings. Most people won't do them. Will you?