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The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

Fat loss workouts don't have to be drawn out and boring. In fact, the best ones last only four minutes.

Core Training for Smart Folks

Improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and look better with your shirt off. Here's how.

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  • Tip: High-Dose TRT or Mild Steroid Cycle?

    Some docs are prescribing larger dosages of T for men with low test. But is this TRT or an actual steroid cycle? Is it safe? Info here.

    Built For Battle

    A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

    The Simple 7 Warm-Up

    Your warm-up shouldn't be boring or ineffective. Here's how to stretch the right parts, move with ease, and prepare to destroy your workout.

    Tip: Drink This for Stronger Erections

    A juice that builds a better boner? Here's the hard science.

    Finding Your Big 3 Lifts

    Powerlifters have to bench, squat, and deadlift. But what if you just want to impress the ladies when your clothes come off?

    Is a 300-Pound Bench Rare?

    Is a 300-pound bench press as rare as a 21-year-old Swedish lingerie model who loves watching football and rough and tumble pillow fights with her twin sister?

    Tip: Eat One a Day to Lose Fat and Prevent Cancer

    Make your body more resistant to gaining fat. Bonus: The same inexpensive food helps you fight off two forms of cancer.

    5 Grip & Forearm Exercises That Actually Work

    Build a crushing grip and add a new slab of muscle to your forearms. Here are 5 exercises you've never seen before to help you do it.

    The New Science of Time Under Tension

    To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

    Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

    For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

    How to Keep Building Your Busted Shoulders

    Live with an icepack on your shoulder? These tactics for training through and around injuries (while also rehabbing) are mandatory.

    High-Rep Deadlifts Are Dead

    All those benefits people think they're getting from high-rep deads? They're not. But there is something you can do to make those gains.

    Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

    This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

    Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

    The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

    The Trap Bar Deadlift

    The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

    15 Ways to Foam Roll

    Fifteen foam rolling techniques that'll get you ready for the gym much better than stretching.

    Tip: The Thick Back Trick

    Make your rows even more effective. All you need is a cheap little accessory... and you probably already have it.

    8 Ways to Build Legs When You're Banged Up

    Don't skip leg day if you've got crabby knees or a tricky lower back. Just use these eight exercises.

    Unpopular Opinion: Deadlifts Aren't That Great

    Unless you're a competitive powerlifter, traditional deadlifts are overrated, especially for athletes. Here's why.

    The Aggressive Diet for Natural Guys

    How low in calories can you go to drop fat rapidly without losing muscle or tanking your testosterone levels? Here's the exact math you need.