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Tip: Facts On Fat Burning Supplements

Not all of them are created equal. Here's what each type can and can't do.

Building the Complete Yoke

This program will build your traps, rear delts, and neck, but also your other yoke muscles.

Tip: The 3-in-1 Supplement

Whether you want to calm down, increase your endurance, or lift more weight for more reps, this is the stuff to do it.

11 Damn Good Deadlift Tips

Master the deadlift. Here's the best advice from several top coaches and experts.

Tip: Push Until You Can't. Rest Until You Can.

Here's how females really need to train for fat loss and muscle gain.

Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

The Mad Monk of Power Lifting

A classic and controversial interview with powerlifting legend Louie Simmons.

Unleash Your Testosterone!

Is a lot of your natural testosterone bound up in your body, unable to be used? Probably. Here's exactly how to free it up.

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.

How to Look Jacked in 3 Weeks

If you only had a few weeks to fine tune your physique and look your best for an event, what would you do? Here's what our pros said.

Tip: Your PR Isn't That Important

Are you strong enough?

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.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

How to Use Linear Periodization

Legendary lifters used linear progression to break records. It's time to revisit that proven method.

Tip: Box Step-Offs for Big Legs

It's time to stop working out in just two dimensions. Add some frontal plane movement with these four step-off variations.

Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.

5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

3 Ways to Target the Quads

To get bigger and stronger quadriceps, you have to hit them like a freight train. Use these smart tactics to focus in on them.

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.

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

Tip: Clomid to Boost Test?

Can clomiphene be used to treat low T? Here's what you need to know.

Worthy vs. Worthless Vitamins: Your Guide

A lot of the most commonly taken vitamins and minerals are a tragic waste of money, but there are a few that you definitely need to take.