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The Truth About Bulking

There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

The Effects of Mild Cycles

Some men use tiny doses of testosterone for hormone replacement therapy. Others use massive amounts for bodybuilding. But what are the effects of “light” cycles? Here's the science.

Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.

The Last 5 Pounds of Fat

When fat loss has stalled, should you cut more calories or spend more time at the gym? Maybe neither. Here's what often works best.

The Ultimate Minimalist Training Plan

Don't have time to train 6 days a week for over an hour? Don't worry, you don't have to. Get in, get out, make gains. Here's how.

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

Big Arms in 8 Workouts

Here's a brutal workout that'll build noticeable size on your biceps and triceps in just one month. Guaranteed.

Hard Body Training for Women

Lean. Hard. Strong. These workouts combine explosive training, metcon, and a unique concept where you train the same muscles two days in a row.

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

An inside look into the drug use of a real IFBB pro bodybuilder.

How to Build 50 Pounds of Muscle in 12 Months

DC training works. Never heard of it? Here’s what it is and how to do it.

12 Truths About Bodybuilding Training

If your main goal is to build big muscles, this is a must read. Check it out.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

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Tip: Master the Neutral-Grip Press

This is a great overhead press variation if your shoulders are getting cranky. Here's how to do it right.

3 Exercises That Will Wreck You

If your posture kinda sucks, you may be one exercise away from injury. Here's what to skip, plus alternatives to get you jacked and fix that ugly posture.

Squat the Fat Off

Use these workout finishers to lose fat, build your legs, and see how tough you really are.

The 1000-Rep Arm Workout

This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

Tip: Fix Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Feel Awesome

Got lower back pain? It could be caused by this common problem. Here's how to fix it.

8 Injections That Heal Injuries

The needle is better than the knife. Here are the latest scientific advances in healing joint, tendon, and muscle injuries.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

Go Barefoot to Get Stronger

To get bigger and stronger, you may need to kick off the shoes and start from the ground up.

The New Big 3 for Non-Powerlifters

Unless you're a powerlifter, stop with the emphasis on bench, squats, and barbell deadlifts. There are better masters to serve. Here they are.