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It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

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28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

Pyramid Method For Strength & Muscle

Pyramids are simple, logical, effective, and they just feel right. Here’s how to do them for best results.

High-Rep Deadlifts Are Dead

All those benefits people think they're getting from high-rep deads? They're not. But there is something you can do to make those gains.

Tip: Stop Crying About Steroids

Insecure males scream about drugs anytime they see someone stronger, more muscular, or more dedicated than they are. Pathetic.

How To Build Meaty Hamstrings

Are your hammies on the puny side even though you train them? Here's how to build them with science and sweat.

Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

Volume Training for Size & Strength

If your gains have stalled, it's probably because you're missing one thing in your workouts: volume. Here's how to intelligently add it.

The Single Best Fat Loss Tip

What's the most important fat-loss advice you need to hear? We asked 8 experts and pros. Their answers are surprising.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

10 Reasons Bodybuilders Are Bigger Than Powerlifters

They both lifts weights. They both train hard. They both use drugs at the pro levels. So why are bodybuilders more jacked than powerlifters?

The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

Concurrent Training: The Ultimate Cardio Strategy

Get stronger and increase your work capacity and cardiovascular health at the same time. Here's your plan.

Tip: How to Increase Your Sex Drive

A new study says we've been looking for libido in all the wrong places. Here's the truth about testosterone, estrogen and sex drive.

Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull

These are both popular and effective ways of organizing your workouts, but which is right for you? Find out here.

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

Whether you're taking a planned break from training or you're struck by sickness or injury, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent muscle loss.

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.

8/6/3 For Size and Strength

This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

Break Up Those Hips and Fix That Squat

Loosen up those hips and fix your lame-ass squats. Here's how.

Tip: The Exercise You're Not Doing Enough

Make your back feel awesome and build your grip strength with this simple exercise.

The Fake Butt Phenomenon

From fitness celebrities to reality stars, augmented asses are everywhere. Here's how they do it and how to spot the pretenders.

4 Anabolic Metcon Workouts

Some lifters avoid conditioning work because they're afraid of losing muscle... and their athleticism and waistlines suffer. Here's the fix.

The New Rules of Over-40 Lifting

Everything most young coaches tell you about over-40 training is wrong. Here's why and what to do instead.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

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