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5 Reasons Why You Should Never Compete

So you want to compete in bodybuilding, huh? Read this first so you don't embarrass yourself.

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 10-6-10 Method for Size

To really grow, you have to do concentric, eccentric, and even isometric reps. Here's a training method that combines all three in one set.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

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.

The Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

Think you need tons of exercises? Nope. You just need to do the best lifts more frequently. Here's what they are and how to use them for size.

8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.

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.

Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.

3 Complexes for Rapid Female Fat Loss

Burn fat, improve strength, increase conditioning, and build beautiful muscle in only a few hard minutes a day.

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.

10 x 3 For Fat Loss

Think fat loss requires high-rep training and tons of cardio? Think again. You can torch fat in sets of three.

Baseball and Bad Men

A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

Neanderthal No More - Part 1

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

Real Men Train Their Glutes

Want a stronger, more powerful body? You need a strong butt. Glute-specific training isn't just for the girls. Here's your man-plan.

Tip: A Safer Alternative to Testosterone Replacement

This inexpensive drug dramatically increases testosterone and improves the testosterone/estrogen ratio with no side effects.

The 10 Best Ways to Build Your Back

Most people get back training all wrong. We asked our experts to give us their best training tips and tricks. Are you missing any of these moves?

Squat Mechanics: A Deep Analysis

It's time to finally fix your squat. Here's an in-depth look at squat mechanics from the author of Starting Strength.

Tip: Do Spoto Presses to Boost Your Bench Press

Do you get stuck at the bottom in your bench press PR attempts? This exercise will help. Check it out.

Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

Sounds crazy, but it works if you use this smart training strategy. Check it out.

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.

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

What Your Doc Doesn't Know About Weightlifting

A recent graduate of medical school challenges the medical profession on several of its long-standing beliefs.

Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.