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Forced Anabolism: How to Overeat

Think you know how to eat for muscle growth? Think again. Here's what you need to be putting in your mouth.

Beware of Testosterone Replacement Mills

Some TRT clinics use a cookie-cutter approach. You might as well drive up, push your ass through the window, and get a shot. Here's how to find a good one.

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Tip: Rotating Lat Pulldown

Build your lats with this unilateral pulldown variation. You'll get a growth-inducing stretch at the top and a hard contraction at the bottom.

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

Mountain Dog Arms

Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

Tip: Pros and Cons of Training to Failure

It's the most important key to muscle growth. And it'll fry your CNS and lead to injury. Wait, which is it? A little of both. Here's why.

Tip: A Better Way to RDL

This dead-stop, pinned variation of the Romanian deadlift is easier on your back, keeps your form in check, and nails your glutes.

The Complete Guide to T Replacement

Do you think you have low testosterone? Here's everything you need to know, from symptoms and testing to injecting and what to expect.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

Tip: A Murderous Barbell Clean Complex

This one-bar finisher contains elements that will help you perfect your explosive pulls and activate your glutes.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Useable, practical, little-known hacks you can start doing right away to change the way you look, live, and even love.

The Truth About Bulking

There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

The 10 Most Overrated Workouts and Diets

We ask our experts what training method or diet trend is the most overrated. They don't hold back. Let the butt-hurt begin.

Inside the Muscles: Best Shoulders and Trap Exercises

Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Tip: How Athletes Should Train for Gains

Here's how athletes can train for hypertrophy without losing velocity and power.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

Brutal Trisets for Sluggish Muscle Groups

The way we see it, there are two types of lifters: those who like trisets, and wusses. Here's an article for the former.

Full-Body Workouts of the Legends

The full-body routines of guys like Gironda and Schwarzenegger work as well today as they did 40 or 50 years ago.