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The One Supplement You Can't Live Without

Some supplements are okay. Some are very good. And there are a few you just don't want to live without. We asked our pros and experts about their favorites.

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.

Tip: Do the Drag Curl for Bigger Biceps

Need a better biceps exercise? Yes, yes you do. Try this one.

What You Don't Know About BOSU Balls

Newbies and bad personal trainers love them. Experienced lifters and most coaches hate them. Here are the actual facts.

4 Gym Machines That Need To Die

These machines are injurious, dysfunctional, or based on downright fraud. Luckily, there are some very effective alternatives.

The Complete Guide to Biceps Training

Long head, short head, brachialis. All three need direct attention if you're going to make any significant progress in growing the biceps.

The Pros and Cons of Powerlifting Training

You can learn a lot from competitive powerlifters. But you can also really screw up your progress if you follow their "rules" blindly. Here's the cold hard truth.

Olympic Shoes or Chucks for Squats?

Will putting on a pair of Olympic lifting shoes kick up your squat by 20 pounds, or are you better off wearing Chucks?

Troubleshoot the Front Squat

Here are some tips that'll help you master this hated lift. You might even learn to love it.

Mountain Dog Training for Intermediates

John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.

Deconstructing the Dumbbell Row

Chances are, you're doing your dumbbell rows incorrectly and we're all laughing at you.

Refined Physique Transformation

Christian Thibaudeau's transformation from dud to stud put him on the map. Looking back, he'd do things a whole lot differently and a whole lot better. Check it out.

Old-School Muscle

Here's how Jones Trained Viator for the 1971 Mr. America

Tip: Cardio Doesn't Work

Let's help put Jillian Michaels and others of her ilk out of work by pointing out a painful truth about cardio.

Liquid Smarts

Characters in movies often drink some potion to give them superpowers. Well, here's a real-life potion that could give your brain superpowers.

9 Superior Exercises for Abs and Obliques

Think beyond the Pallof press and side plank. You want a strong, jacked core? Build it like this.

How to Build Big Legs With Bad Knees

Got angry knees? Here are the five best exercises to allow your legs to keep growing while keeping your knees happy.

Tip: Fear is Fuel

Motivation is for newbies. To be successful over the long haul, you need to be haunted. Here's why.

Tip: Lift For Life – The 5 Tips You Need

Here's what to do when you feel like quitting.

Tip: When Bodybuilding Goes Stale

Even dedicated bodybuilders get burned out. Here are two ways to keep training and reignite your passion.

Tip: Step Up and Compete

Studies show how competition allows you to achieve things you couldn't have otherwise. Check this out.

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

5 Ways To Make Face Pulls Even Better

Everyone needs to be doing face pulls. Period. Here are five new variations that'll boost shoulder health and muscle growth.

Tip: The Two Fats That Boost Testosterone

The more you ingest of either of these two fats, the more T your body produces.