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Creatine for Athletes

New research shows that creatine helps with concussions, temperature regulation, and recovery. Check it out.

Curcumin: The Next Big Superfood

What can help you lose fat, fight off catabolism, smack down pesticides and make chicken taste great? Answer: India's golden superfood.

Fantastic Hamstring Movements

Awesome hamstring development doesn't require dozens of exercises - just a few very efficient ones performed with ass-kicking intensity.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

9 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Bodybuilding

The absolute fastest route to bodybuilding success? Avoid the major progress-killing mistakes your predecessors made. system.

20 Training Tips From John Romaniello

Break out the tape measure and get ready to hit the gym. Roman's got some tips to make this your best training year ever.

Controlled Overtraining for Muscle Growth

Yeah, your body could use a break. But only after you run it into the ground. Here’s what to do.

Matt Kroc is More Man Than You

Elite powerlifter Matt Kroc lives by a code that drives him to do things we find scary and inspiring.

Dispelling Ab Training Myths

Most bodybuilders don't know how their abs function, or even how to train them effectively. Learn how now.

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  • Use Your Strong Hand - Advanced Grip Training

    Most guys can't sweep the room without using wrist straps to grab onto the broom. Here's how to fix that sad, sad, problem.

    Thibaudeau Talks Training

    Christian Thibaudeau, perhaps inadvertently, starts to reveal some of the secrets behind the upcoming "I, Bodybuilder" plan.

    Why You Aren't Getting Bigger

    Eating more and training more can get you pretty far. But if you’ve stopped making progress, it’s time to reassess and do things differently. Here’s what may be putting your gains on hold.

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    6-Week Bench Press Cure

    This is the United States of America. Like it or not, the bench press will always be the most popular exercise. Too bad everyone sucks at it.

    Natural Male Enhancement

    The best way to get an X-shaped physique is to build up the rear delts, forearms, traps, and calves. Jimmy Smith tells you how.

    Crazy Bells

    Bench pressing with Crazy Bells feels like having a wild animal tugging on the bar as you move it.

    Size and Strength Training for Generation Ent

    In Part 2 of his series, Mahler shows you how to get big and strong without ever getting bored with your workouts.

    6 Random Ways to Accelerate Your Training

    6 ways to pack on muscle, from adjusting heel position to build freaky quads to slowing down rep speed for gargantuan biceps.

    Death to Crunching

    Ditch the traditional core exercises and try out a few of these athletic moves for stronger abs.

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  • New Tools of Torture

    Thibs thinks you're looking kind of small lately. Says your girlfriend's been bad-mouthing your physique, too. Fortunately, he's taken pity on you and come up with some new movements for you to try.

    22 More Random Thoughts

    Eric describes how doing the YMCA song can help shoulder stability, why "your balls still suck," the right way to do a push-up, and how to do a DB Overhead Reverse Lunge.

    Caveman Speaks

    One of the best-built posters on our forums opens up about training, nutrition, and steroids in this honest, wide-ranging interview.

    Making Gains With Pain

    You're doing your mobility drills and foam-roller work, but you're still in pain. If that sounds like you, maybe you need "muscle activation training."

    Protein: More Muscle, Less Guesswork

    How to figure out how much protein you really need for muscle gain and fat loss.

    Training Advice for Generation Ent

    You're punks. All of ya'. All of ya' under 25 or so, that is. Mike Mahler calls you "Generation Ent," for Entertainment, meaning you need to be constantly entertained. Well stand by to be entertained, in a manner of speaking.