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6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

Tip: Soylent Is Way Stupid

The favorite meal replacement of the techies and hipsters may be a meal, but it sure as hell isn't a nutritious one.

Tip: The Carnivore Diet is Dumb

Is an all-meat diet healthy or is it just the latest diet fad for unstable people who need attention? Let's break it down.

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 Best Cardio for Hardcore Lifters

Not everyone likes cardio or metcon, but everyone needs some form of it. So what's best for people who'd rather be lifting? We asked our pros.

The Insulin Advantage

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

A lot of people can't do one proper push-up. And YOU may be one of them. Here are the most common problems and how to fix 'em.

Tip: Stretch the Hip Flexors

Sit on your butt most of the day? Try this dynamic stretch that'll get you ready for smooth, heavy lifting.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

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.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

Grow, Ectomorph, Grow

Naturally skinny? Here's how to finally gain some shirt-stretching muscle.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

The Return of German Volume Training

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

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

11 Damn Good Deadlift Tips

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

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

4 Things You Don't Know About TRT

Testosterone replacement therapy is getting more common, but there's still a lot of ignorance out there. Let's smash it.

The Neuro Type Workouts

What does your neuro type tell you about how you should train for jaw-dropping gains? Just everything. Learn your type and get the workouts here.

The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.