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Armor-building

Armor Building

Training is what toughens you up for what's to come. Here's how to build your armor before you need it.

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Nonlinear Periodization for Size and Strength

Manipulate your training to accommodate for how you feel on a given day. If strict programming has been holding you back, do this instead.

The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

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.

Avoid the Trend Traps!

Take a look back at some of the biggest training and diet trends. Did you fall for any of them? Here's what to keep in mind.

Tip: The Right Resveratrol

Boost testosterone and control estrogen with this plant compound. Just use the kind with high bioavailability. Here's what to look for.

Tip: Curcumin – The Bioavailability Issue

Some curcumin supplements work great. Others don't. Don't get ripped off. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Fear is Fuel

Motivation is for newbies. To be successful over the long haul, you need to be haunted. Here's why.

Tip: Lift For Life – The 5 Tips You Need

Here's what to do when you feel like quitting.

The 11 Best Books for Smart Meatheads

Our experts share their favorite books on training, nutrition, and mindset. Check out the list.

Tip: Stop Perving on Women at the Gym

Really, it's embarrassing. But there is a less creepy way of striking up a conversation.

Tip: Yohimbine HCL: What You Need to Know

Mobilize and burn fat in stubborn areas with this supplement. Here's how.

Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

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?

9 Ways to Live Longer and Look Better Naked

These foods, workouts, supplements, and drugs will help you live longer and look great doing it. Check out the list.

The Most Hated Machine in the Gym

The Smith machine is used by bodybuilders, strongmen, and powerlifters. And they're bigger and stronger than you, hater. Maybe it's time you learn to use it right. Here's how.

One Exercise to Rule Them All

Get your lifts up, get your gains up, and move the bar faster. Do the clean and press to get better at everything.

Traps Are the New Abs

Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.

Deadlift Assistance 911

Some great unexpected exercises and techniques to pull your deadlift out of its hole.

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.

Mountain Dog Arms

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

Isometrics for Mass!

A new way to use isometric training for size and strength.

Arm Day Annihilation

Sorry, but just doing compound lifts isn't going to grow your arms to their maximal genetic limits. You need an arm day full of supersets. Try these.

Tip: The Bodybuilder's Breakfast

Here's how to whip up a stack of clean, high-protein waffles or pancakes in just a few minutes. Warning: May contain images of bacon.