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The Fake Butt Phenomenon

From fitness celebrities to reality stars, augmented asses are everywhere. Here's how they do it and how to spot the pretenders.

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Tip: Do the Hand-Release Push-Up

If your goals include building a big chest, developing power, and improving your bench press, this is the superior way to do push-ups.

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.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

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

Tip: The Best Cardio Machine

If you're going to commit yourself to the drudgery of using an indoor cardio machine, you might as well get the most bang for your buck.

Tip: A Leg Day Challenge You're Gonna Hate

Build massive quads (or die trying) with 40 reps of this exercise. Check it out.

Goodbye to Love Handles and Belly Fat

No, this formulation won't make you lose 25 pounds without exercise or diet, but it will help you whittle away that last bit of stubborn fat.

Tip: Smoke Your Legs With an EZ-Bar

It's not just for arm day, you meathead. Try these awesome lower-body exercises.

The Cure for Puny Arms

Think you know everything about arm training? Think again. Check out these proven techniques for biceps, triceps, and forearms.

An Open Letter to CrossFit HQ

A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.

Tip: Do Straight Bar Dips

Regular dips not challenging enough for you? Try these. Here's how to do them.

The New High Frequency Training

Choose an exercise, do it daily, add a rep every day. Yes, it can be done. And yes, it will lead to shocking new muscle growth. Get the details here.

19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

Find the most effective variations of the squat and the deadlift to fit your body and your goals.

The Dragon Flag

Forget all these fancy core exercises. Here's an old-school classic that will hammer your core into submission.

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  • The Adrenal Fatigue Cure

    Think you have adrenal fatigue? Find out here, then learn how to fix it!

    The Five Principles of Radical Fat Loss

    Need to lose fat and lose it quickly? This is your guide. Check it out.

    How Bodybuilders Should Eat

    A tried-and-true eating plan for packing on muscle. Check it out.

    The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

    The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

    The Healthiest Alcoholic Drinks

    You don't always drink alcoholic drinks, but when you do, you should prefer those that offer a powerful array of nutrients. Like these.

    The Ultimate Shoulder Day

    Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

    Concurrent Training: The Ultimate Cardio Strategy

    Get stronger and increase your work capacity and cardiovascular health at the same time. Here's your plan.

    Tip: Myo Reps for Strength and Size

    Choosing good exercises but still not seeing gains? You may need a challenging new way of doing your sets and reps. Try this.

    8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

    Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.