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4 Big Protein Mysteries Finally Solved

How much protein should you eat per meal, per day, and during diets? And what kind of protein is best for gains? Answers here.

German Volume Training – The Real Story

Lifters talk about GVT as a no-fail training plan for size. But is it? Not according to science. Here's what to do instead.

The Cure for Puny Arms

Think you know everything about arm training? Think again. Check out these proven techniques for biceps, triceps, and forearms.

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.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

The Female Low-Testosterone Epidemic

Millions of women between the ages of 18 and 59 exhibit low testosterone levels, resulting in a rotten sex drive, low energy, and difficulty in putting on muscle or burning fat.

Sprinting for Muscle

Here's how sprinting can make you stronger, leaner, and more muscular.

Tip: 9 Dead-Stop Exercises for Strength

Reverse the rep and get stronger. Here's how.

Tip: The Most Hated Exercise

Everyone hates it, but they should be doing it. Here are the benefits and how to master this awesome lift.

Tip: The Best Way to Use Caffeine

Scientists figure out how much caffeine to ingest before a workout, when exactly to ingest it, and whether habituation is a problem.

Tip: The Best Foods for Sexual Health

A study of 50,000 men offers up an incredibly simple and tasty way to give you stronger erections.

The Truth About Rest-Pause Training

If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

These 4 training methods would kill most guys who think they need to spend two hours in the gym.

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.

Concurrent Training: The Ultimate Cardio Strategy

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

The Best Dumbbell Exercise You're Not Doing

Here are the best ways use to dumbbells for muscle growth, strength, and looking good naked.

5 Ways To Make Face Pulls Even Better

Everyone needs to be doing face pulls. Period. Here are five new variations that'll boost shoulder health and muscle growth.

Tip: Eat Your Oatmeal Cold

It's even better for you and it's frickin' delicious. No, really. Check out this easy recipe.

Tip: Master the Standing Rollout

Not many people can do it. Too bad, it's one of the best core exercises out there. Here's how to work your way up to it in five steps.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

The New High Frequency Training

Choose an exercise, do it daily, add a rep every day. Yes, it can be done. And yes, it will lead to shocking new muscle growth. Get the details here.

Kipping Pull-Ups: The Truth

Is the kipping pull-up a legit movement or an exercise abomination? You may be surprised.