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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.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

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

Bodybuilding's Most Controversial Exercise

Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

The Biggest Lie in Fitness

What's the single biggest lie in fitness and bodybuilding? We ask 10 experts. They don't pull any punches.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

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

4 Reasons You Suck at Building Mass

If you're small and weak, this is either going hurt your feelings or help you get bigger and stronger. Your choice. Check it out.

Tip: Don't Let Exercise Kill Testosterone Levels

Stop exercise-induced drops in T with a tiny dose of this vitamin.

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.

Tip: The Truth About SARMs

What's the deal with them? Do they work like steroids? What are the side effects? Answers here.

DeFranco Agile 8

A simple warm-up routine that’s helped powerlifters, meatheads, and other anti-mobility dudes feel better and progress faster in their workouts with fewer injuries. Check it out.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

The Best Damn High Volume Workout Plan for Natties

Not on steroids? Grow anyway with this smart training approach.

6 Weeks to Superhero

I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

How to Keep Building Your Busted Shoulders

Live with an icepack on your shoulder? These tactics for training through and around injuries (while also rehabbing) are mandatory.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

Thick and Wide: The Back Solution

Here's how to get a thick, wide back... and why what you're doing now is probably holding back your gains.

Tip: The Only Time to Curl in the Squat Rack

Never curl in the rack... unless you're using overcoming isometrics to build bigger, stronger arms. Here's how to do it.

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

If you think full body training is just for noobs, you're missing out. Here's how to bring back the gains with this advanced approach.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

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

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • The Best Squat You Haven't Tried

    No squats, no gains. But you don't have to put a bar across your back to do them. Try this!

    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.