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Tip: Drop The Bro Splits If You're Over 40

Still training one body part a day? There's a better plan. Check it out.

Worthy vs. Worthless Vitamins: Your Guide

A lot of the most commonly taken vitamins and minerals are a tragic waste of money, but there are a few that you definitely need to take.

Tip: 4 Lat-Building Exercises You've Never Tried

You've probably never even SEEN these before. Give 'em a shot!

Tip: Instagram and Power-Shoveling Food – A Rant

Social media can make you small and weak. Here's why.

Heart Health: 5 Strategies You Don't Know

Given the prevalence of heart problems with young people – even young athletes – it's time to start giving the heart a little love. Here's how.

Tip: Make These Mind-Blowing Protein Brownies

They're your next favorite guilty pleasure, but without the guilt.

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.

The Aggressive Diet for Natural Guys

How low in calories can you go to drop fat rapidly without losing muscle or tanking your testosterone levels? Here's the exact math you need.

Tip: Compound Chest Training

Double down on those puny pecs and force them to grow. Here's how.

Tip: 3 Ways to Get Your Motivation Back

In a slump? Bored? Here's how to get pumped about getting pumped again.

Tip: Don't Add Weight to Your Pull-Ups

So you can do 8 decent pull-ups. Big deal. You're still not ready to do the weighted version. Do these instead.

Tip: Bigger Forearms in 3 Minutes per Week

Do this quick routine once per week and you'll be shocked by your newfound gains.

Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

Ready to get lean but not ready to count every calorie? Here are three things you can start doing today.

Tip: The High Performance Mindset

The best athletes have trained their brains to deflect fear and anxiety. You can to. Here's how.

Top 10 Ways to Build Mental Toughness

We asked our coaches and experts for their best mental toughness tips. Pick the one that speaks to you and get to work.

Breast Implants For Girls Who Lift

Everything a weight-lifting woman ever wanted to know about breast implants but was afraid to ask.

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.

Tip: The Truth About Pulldowns

Two studies tell us the truth about grip width and whether pulling to the chest or the neck works better.

The Primary Pattern Workout Plan

Train each of four primary lifting patterns every workout, then choose two optional exercises. Simple and effective. Here's how to set it up.

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.

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.

Tip: The Colbert Full-Body Workout Plan

This classic high-frequency program will have you training your entire body every other day. Check it out.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

Tip: Drink This for Stronger Erections

A juice that builds a better boner? Here's the hard science.