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CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Cancel that doctor's appointment. Take the self-assessment tests then try these treatments to fix your nagging pain.

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

The New One-Day Arm Cure

Train your arms all day long. Well, sorta. Here's how to pack on size, even if you have limited equipment.

Tip: A Scary Effect of Too Much Protein

And no, it's got nothing to do with stupid stuff like your kidneys failing or calcium leaching out of your bones.

Tip: How to Not Be Chubby

It takes a lot of work to get ripped, but going from flabby to average? Not too tough. Here's your plan. No calorie counting required.

5 Things You Can Train Everyday

Think you've gotta wait a few days before training some muscles again? Nope. Make gains faster. Here's what thrives with frequency.

The Best Damn High Volume Workout Plan for Natties

Not on steroids? Grow anyway with this smart training approach.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

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.

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

Tip: Stretch This Muscle and Feel Awesome

Sit a lot at work? Then your glutes and core are going to get weak. Here's an exercise to fix that.

Jumping Rope: From Beginner to Boxer

Skipping rope torches fat and builds supreme conditioning. Here's how to master everything from the basic boxer skip to crossed double-unders.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

7 Ways to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Fix this common posture problem. Not only will you look better, but you'll get better results from training.

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

Wave Ladders for Maximum Strength

Ladders and wave loading are both great ways to build size and strength, but combine them and you get something magical.

Muscle Snatch for Strength and Power

The muscle snatch is an Olympic-style lift that doesn't need much coaching. You just grip it and rip it. Here’s how.

Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

If, when, and how to wear weight belts to get bigger and stronger. Four coaches weigh in.

6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.