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Honest Advice About Steroids

Thinking about using? Our experts have some heartfelt advice for you that you won't hear anywhere else.

One Exercise for Total Shoulder Health

No shoulder gains? Are they always hurting? Do this exercise once per day.

The 4 Levels of Pull-Up Power

Get stronger on pull-ups and you'll get better at just about everything. Here's how to do it, whether you can crank out a dozen or you're working on your first strict rep.

Tip: Do the Drag Curl for Bigger Biceps

Need a better biceps exercise? Yes, yes you do. Try this one.

The Death of Women's Bodybuilding

More and more women are lifting weights, but women's pro bodybuilding is dying fast. Here's why, plus a frightening look at the cause of “man face.”

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Bench Press

Is your main goal to bench press a Buick or build a great chest? The nine differences you must know to get the results you want.

The Best Exercises. Period.

The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

Two anteriorly loaded squat variations, both with benefits and drawbacks. So which is best for you?

How to Look Freakin' Awesome

Using simple formulas, Romaniello has come up with the clearest definition of “looking awesome” yet. You have to check this out to see where you stand!

Hip Belt Squats

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

Strong Mind, Stronger Body

The difference between a high-performance body and a slow, chubby body is all in your head... literally.

The Drug Coach

Behind every champion is a trusted coach who's savvy about drug use. T Nation talks shop with a physique competitor's secret weapon.

Tip: 5 Ways to Build Triceps Anywhere

Got some bands? That's all you need to build bigger triceps and better lockout strength. Try these moves.

How Many Eggs Can You Safely Eat?

Eggs are one of the cheapest and most nutritious whole foods you can buy and, contrary to what's commonly believed, one of the healthiest.

9 Exercises for a Complete Back

Always doing the same two back exercises? That doesn't cut it. For more size and strength, try these variations.

Get Inside-Out Peeled

Every lifter should get completely ripped at least once. Don't think you can do it? You can. Here's how.

Tip: Take This to Stay Lean After Dieting

The fat starts to creep back on after a diet, but this supplement will go a long way in helping your body resist that fat.

Tip: The Right Way to Cheat Curl

Yep, there's a right way. And it can force your biceps into a brand new growth phase. Here's how it's done.

Overload Chest Training: 7 New Exercises

You can lower more weight than you can lift. Here are 7 unique exercises that take advantage of that fact and shock your chest into growing.

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Tip: Straight-Leg Bridges

Brace the trunk, engage the glutes and hams, and hit full hip extension on each raise.

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Tip: Lateral Band Walk (Band Around Feet)

For more gluteal activation, place the band around the feet.

Tip: Hanging Leg Raise – 3 Mistakes to Avoid

It's one of the best ab exercises out there, but hardly anyone does it right. Here's how to really do it.

The Simple Plan for Ultimate Back Size

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

Tip: Do This Mobility Drill For a Better Squat

This might just be the easiest way to fix most ugly squat problems. And it only takes about 30 seconds. Check it out.