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Lifters spend too much time on the itty-bitty stuff when it's these six big-picture truths that'll get them growing again.

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Tip: 5 New-to-You Exercises for Legs & Glutes

Single-leg work in this plane is missing from most workout plans. Don't leave it out of yours. Here's what to do.

Tip: Lift This Way, Build Muscle 3 Times Faster

Research shows this training method builds muscle and strength much, much faster. Check out the science.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

5 Realistic Tests of Strength

How much weight should you be able to lift? How many reps should you be able to do? Here are some guidelines for natural, non-mutant lifters.

Fit Pants Podcast 2

CrossFit with guns, a supplement ingredient quiz (with prizes), and the delicious food that keeps you full for hours.

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: The Chin-Up for Newbies AND Pros

It's the perfect variation for beginners and even hardcore lifters looking for an even greater challenge. Check it out.

The 10 People That Drive Gym Owners Crazy

Who are the most annoying people in the gym? Check out this gym owner's vicious (and funny) list.

Men, Don't Eat These Things Before Sex

Lots of articles tell you what to eat before sex to make it better, but this one tells you what NOT to eat, which is sometimes way more important.

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.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

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.

No-Weights Calf Training

Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

Tip: The Secret to Stronger Glutes

It actually doesn't involve a band around your legs. Try this drill.

Tip: Activate Your Pecs, Press Heavier

Use this as an assistance movement or as an activation exercise prior to a chest hypertrophy workout.

4 Bodyweight-Training Myths... Busted!

Think you've got good reasons to choose barbells and dumbbells over bodyweight training? Think again.

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.

Tip: Bigger Forearms in 3 Minutes per Week

Do this quick routine once per week and you'll be shocked by your newfound gains.

Tip: Should You Lose Some Muscle and Strength?

At a certain point, it pays to do a little self assessment and ask yourself how big and strong is big and strong enough.

Tip: The Toughest Push-Up You'll Ever Do

A legend created it, so why don't more people do it? Because they're hard! See for yourself.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

Tip: The Bodyweight Leg Extension

Pump up your quads, stretch your tight hammies, and work your abs too. No gym required.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.