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Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Biceps, Back, and Lower Body

Don't read this unless you want to get bummed out about how you've been training the wrong grips, rep ranges, and exercises for your biceps, your back, and your entire lower body.

Hip Belt Squats

Blast your quads and spare your lower back with this old school strength-training staple. Here’s how.

So You Think You Know Strong

Are you strong? Like really strong? Find out here.

The 25 Method

Forget about traditional sets and reps. This method works better and can be used for strength or hypertrophy. Get the programs here.

15 Ways to Foam Roll

Fifteen foam rolling techniques that'll get you ready for the gym much better than stretching.

Unpopular Opinion: The Partial Squat Is Fine

Here's what you really need to know about the optimal squat depth.

The 100-Rep Leg Press

Here's how to use mega-high reps to build size, increase strength potential, and improve athletic performance.

Tip: Clomid to Boost Test?

Can clomiphene be used to treat low T? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Smoke Your Legs With an EZ-Bar

It's not just for arm day, you meathead. Try these awesome lower-body exercises.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

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

Tip: Do These Stretches After Squats

Run through these four simple stretches after a lower body workout and feel awesome.

Tip: How to Increase Your Sex Drive

A new study says we've been looking for libido in all the wrong places. Here's the truth about testosterone, estrogen and sex drive.

The Simple Plan for Ultimate Back Size

Back training advice has become sissified and overcomplicated. Here's how to really build your back.

4 Reasons to Do the Touch-and-Go Deadlift

Boneheads call it cheating, but this deadlift variation gives you a stronger and more useful body. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: Should You Ditch the Incline Bench?

The incline press doesn't do what you think it does. Do this exercise instead.

What Overtraining Is and Isn't

Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.

The Real Reason Everyone's Fat

Are soft drinks, fast food, or aggressive diet plans making us fatter? Nope, it's something totally different. And the good news is, you have power over it.

Tip: Do Straight-Arm Pulldowns For Lats

Nail the lats and enhance your V-taper with this exercise. Check it out.

The Simple No-Machines Workout

No machines, no problem! This free-weights only program will build size and strength better than machines anyway.

The Strong Bodybuilder Program

A program that combines strength-building compound movements with insane muscle-growing giant sets and multiple intensity techniques.

How Tall Guys Get Jacked

The rules of size training change a bit for tall lifters. Check out these lifting guidelines for lanky guys.

Bad Blood

Improving your cholesterol profile

The Top Ten Triceps Exercises

The best exercises for big, strong triceps. Are you using them? Check out this list.

The One Band Workout

Alternate between these workouts to torch your legs and upper body on separate days. All you need is a band.