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How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

Tip: 4 Lunge Variations You're Gonna Hate

Lunges are hard and we hate them... but we do them anyway. Here's why, plus four challenging new ways to do them.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

The Absolute Worst Fitness Trend

Our experts set fire to the dumbest, most annoying training and diet trends. Are you blindly following any of them?

Testosterone, Body Composition, and Sex

Tired? Getting fat? Having issues in the bedroom? Here's everything a man needs to know about hormones, drugs, supplements, and his willy.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

Conditioning 101

You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.

Reg Park's 5x5 Program

The proven way to build both size and strength that’s been working since 1960. Here’s how to do it.

The Get Shredded Diet

This diet plan is extreme. It's extremely strict and extremely tough. But it also works extremely well. You'll be shocked by how fast you drop body fat.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.

5 Grip & Forearm Exercises That Actually Work

Build a crushing grip and add a new slab of muscle to your forearms. Here are 5 exercises you've never seen before to help you do it.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

Master the Kettlebell Swing

Learn to hip hinge and you'll automatically get better at deadlifts, squats and your sport. The secret? You gotta swing a kettlebell.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

Lifter's Back Pain: The 3-Step Fix

Got an irritated lower back? Don't let it keep you from training. Here's what to do.

Unpopular Opinion: Your TRT is a Steroid Cycle

Some men on testosterone replacement therapy are being dishonest. What they're really on is a weak steroid cycle. Here are the facts.

Tip: The Vitamin You've Got To Take... Seriously.

If you're not taking it, this is your wake-up call.

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

Train Your Calves Every Day

Got calves? Probably not. That's because you have to work them every day to get them to grow.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

Inside the Muscles: Best Shoulders and Trap Exercises

Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.