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The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

The 6 Mandatory Angles for a Big Back

The back does way more than you think, and you're probably not challenging it optimally for growth. Add these exercises.

Real Men Train Their Glutes

Want a stronger, more powerful body? You need a strong butt. Glute-specific training isn't just for the girls. Here's your man-plan.

Tip: Your Tools Are Not Your Identity

Your training style and diet do not define you. Here's how to disinvest, ditch your cultish tribe, and keep improving.

Bench Press Right for Your Body Type

The bench press isn't a one-size-fits-all lift. You need to tailor it to your skeleton. Here are five ways to do it.

Tip: The Brutal Booty Burnout

Add this nasty finisher to your glute or leg day. The pump will be unreal.

For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

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.

Tip: Compound Chest Training

Double down on those puny pecs and force them to grow. Here's how.

Tip: A Wonder Drug for Women

This stuff can safely raise women's testosterone levels by 100 percent, allowing them to burn more fat, build more muscle, and have more energy.

Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

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Tip: Full-Kneeling Dumbbell Overhead Press

This accessory lift teaches you to use proper form before moving to the standing barbell press.

The 5 Most Effective Deadlift Alternatives

Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.

Tip: Why Lifters Are Going to Live a Long Time

A side effect of what you're doing in the gym may make you live longer than those wraith-like calorie-restriction guys.

The Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

Think you need tons of exercises? Nope. You just need to do the best lifts more frequently. Here's what they are and how to use them for size.

Tip: Get Harder Down There

7 things that will give you better erections (and 2 things that won't).

The Kardashian Butt Must Die

Admiration of that famous big butt is ruining women's backsides. Here's why.

Tip: Cortisol Control for the Natural Bodybuilder

Out of control cortisol can make building muscle harder and lead to muscle atrophy when dieting. Here's how to keep it in check.

30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.

Tip: Steroids vs. Your Heart

People always assumed steroids could mess with your heart, but were they right? Here's the new research.

The Truth About Pre-Bed Protein

Should you consume protein right before bed for more muscle growth? Or will it make you fat? Here's what the science says.

The 6 Most Hated Personal Trainers

Bad personal trainers can ruin a gym. Here's a list of the ones who should be beaten senseless with a battling rope.