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Drop the genetics excuse, Mr. Thermometer Calves. Train them first every time you hit the gym using these exercises and special techniques.

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Tip: The Vitamin That Treats Anxiety & Panic Attacks

Some people may need drugs for anxiety, but others just have a simple vitamin or mineral deficiency. Here's the science.

Everyone Should Use Creatine

Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

Tip: The Dumbbell Side Bend is for Dummies

This doesn't make biomechanical sense. Here's a better exercise that actually works.

Natural Gains: The Proven Training Strategies

Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.

The 4 Best Compound Sets for Size

Not to be confused with super sets, these smart compound sets will blow up your chest, shoulders, legs, and triceps. Take a look.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

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.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

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Tip: The Sicilian Crunch

Abs respond better to heavy weights because of their muscle fiber makeup. Here's one way to nail those fast-twitch fibers.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

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Tip: Tiger Sit-Outs

Doing this athletic movement for reps or as part of a superset makes for a great conditioning tool.

Tip: Death to Super Deep Squats

Parallel is better for strength, power, and pain-free gains. Here's why.

The Best Cable Exercises You're Not Doing

For strength and size gains, you need some cable work. Here are eleven cable exercises you've probably never even tried.

6 Ways to Lift Hard With Bad Knees

You can have hinkey knees and still train hard. You just have to make a few adjustments to keep them happy. Here's how.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

The Kardashian Butt Must Die

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

The Most Complete Upper-Body Exercise

Muscle-ups might just be the best upper-body exercise around. Here's how to do your first one, plus 10 advanced variations.

Tip: Your Shrugs Are Too Heavy

Set your ego aside, use better technique, and build traps so big they impair your hearing. Here's how.

Tip: Cutting Phase 101

Use these quick guidelines for protein, carb, and fat intake the next time you're trying to get down to 10% body fat or less.

Big, Thick, Chunky Ab Training

Abs aren't really made in the kitchen... unless that's where you train. You have to build them like any other muscle. Here's how.

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.

Tip: Pre-Activation Drills for Strong Glutes

Do you have gluteal amnesia? Here's how to wake up your butt for better workouts.

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.