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The barefoot-training trend started strong, but ended with armies of people with gimpy feet. They were on the right track, though. Here's what they did wrong.

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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 Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

Tip: The Two Fats That Boost Testosterone

The more you ingest of either of these two fats, the more T your body produces.

Keep Estrogen Under Control

If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

3 Kick-Ass Programs For a Better Bench

Everybody wants a bench press that gets noticed. Here are three sure-fire programs to get you pushing some serious iron, fast.

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 Gironda System

Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

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.

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

For most people, the upright row is a shoulder wrecker. Here's a better exercise.

The Complete Power Look Program

The look of power cannot be faked. Here's how to build a body that has the "go" to back up the "show".

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

7 Bad Foods That Are Good For You

You've been misled by dumb dieticians. Turns out that many of the "evil" foods they say to avoid aren't bad at all. Check out this list.

No-Weights Calf Training

Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

How to Increase Your Pull-Up Power

High-rep pull-ups are cool, but you'll stagnate and bang yourself up if you keep chasing volume. Instead concentrate on adding weight.

Big Guys Use Bad Form

What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.

5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

Eat Like a Warrior King

Enter the No-Tofu Zone! Real nutrition advice for iron athletes.

Advanced German Volume Training

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

Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

A lot of people can't do one proper push-up. And YOU may be one of them. Here are the most common problems and how to fix 'em.

Sex, Lifting, and Sports Performance

Should you really abstain before a big game? How does sex affect T levels? And do women really have better workouts after? The answers here.

The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period!

Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

How Much Can You Lift (Wimp)?

If you can bench 300 pounds, how much should you be able to squat, deadlift, clean, or push press? According to one man, they’re all related. Here’s how.