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Tip: The Truth About SARMs

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

Core Training for Smart Folks

Improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and look better with your shirt off. Here's how.

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  • Tip: A 5-Minute Quad Workout That Might Kill You

    Do your legs need a wake-up call? Yes, yes they do. Here's the shortest, most growth-inducing workout you'll ever do.

    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.

    6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

    A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.

    The Ultimate Shoulder Day

    Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

    30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

    Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

    The New 5x5

    The 5x5 system has been around forever for a reason: it works. But it has its shortcoming. Let's make it even better.

    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.

    Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

    The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.

    The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

    An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.

    A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

    A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

    The Very Best Way to Build Triceps

    So, you want to stretch out your sleeves? The problem is, you can't have big arms without big triceps. Here's exactly what will help you build them.

    Deconstructing the Deadlift

    There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

    The Best Exercises. Period.

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

    Rippetoe Goes Off

    Rip has a few questions for you about unilateral exercises, imbalances, exercise variety, and why you're such a wussy.

    The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

    Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.

    Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

    For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

    High-Pull for the Power Look

    This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

    The Best Way to Build Your Butt

    What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

    The One Supplement You Can't Live Without

    Some supplements are okay. Some are very good. And there are a few you just don't want to live without. We asked our pros and experts about their favorites.

    Get 20% Better Results From Testosterone

    Are you on doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)? If so, there's a new, healthier, and more effective way to use it. Here's how.

    The Best Way to Row, Period

    Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

    6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

    The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.