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Building a Biceps Peak

Can you really add a peak to your biceps? Well, you can certainly add some new size if you train the long head. Here’s how.

Seven Metabolic Finishers to Burn Fat

Burn body fat, improve conditioning, and make each workout an ass kicking success. Here’s how.

5/3/1 Reloaded

Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.

Hungarian Oak Leg Blast

We don't have a picture of him in the article. We don't even know his name. But this alleged monster's training program was too compelling to pass up because of a technicality.

The Sloshing Pillar of Pain

It looks crazy, but this workout gadget, which you can make yourself, will kick your butt. Here’s how.

Hips Don't Lie

With smart training, not only should your lifts go up, but your posture should improve as well. Here’s how to make it happen.

Full Body vs. Split Training

Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.

The 1-6 Principle

Like training hard and heavy? You’ll love this classic training plan that uses heavy loads to potentiate the nervous system for great hypertrophy.

5 Minutes to Faster Recovery and Growth

Do this right after your workout and you'll make better gains.

Irrefutable Evidence: This Stuff Works

A new comprehensive scientific review finds that this substance reduces inflammation and leads to superior recovery and muscle performance.

Locked and Loaded Carries

Get jacked by picking up a heavy thing and walking with it. Too simple and boring? Try one of these new variations!

Tip: The Bodyweight Leg Extension

Pump up your quads, stretch your tight hammies, and work your abs too. No gym required.

The Healthiest Alcoholic Drinks

You don't always drink alcoholic drinks, but when you do, you should prefer those that offer a powerful array of nutrients. Like these.

The 4 Mandatory Lifting Movements

Check this out before you DIY your workout plan. Choose a lift from each section and get ready to dominate.

Tip: Foods and Supplements That Control Cortisol

Cortisol is necessary for bodybuilding, but too much at the wrong time can put the brakes on your gains. Here's how to take charge of it.

Tip: The 6 Keys to Big, Strong Triceps

Suffer from TTS (Tiny Triceps Syndrome)? Here's the cure.

Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

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

5 Challenges That Bulletproof Your Body

Test yourself, gain mobility and functionality, and pick up some newfound strength across a greater range of motion. Here's how.

Concurrent Training: The Ultimate Cardio Strategy

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

Leg Day in the Smith Machine

If you think the Smith machine isn't functional and doesn't build muscle, you're in for a surprise. Your legs are probably tiny too.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

10 Great Food Hacks for Lifters

Diet is the hardest piece of the puzzle for most lifters and athletes. But these tips will lighten the load. Here's how to eat better with ease.

5 Alternatives to a Painful Squat

If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.

Tip: The Truth About Progressive Overload

Sure, try to add more weight to the bar, but understand that it has its limits, and it's not that great for building mass. Here's why.