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Goodbye to Love Handles and Belly Fat

No, this formulation won't make you lose 25 pounds without exercise or diet, but it will help you whittle away that last bit of stubborn fat.

Tip: A Hybrid Exercise for Bigger, Stronger Glutes

This bodyweight-only move will set your butt on fire. In a fun way.

The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

Tip: My Favorite Strength-Building Method

This never-fail training method will build strength fast. Check it out.

Should You Trust Steroid-Using Trainers?

It's a controversial topic, and the answer isn't as black or white as you might think. Here's what you really need to know.

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.

Tip: One Forearm Exercise to Rule Them All

Build a crushing grip and big nasty forearms with this unique exercise. Here's how.

Tip: Eat a Chocolate Bar a Day

Eating the right kind of chocolate bars can improve your health in a number of ways. It can even build muscle. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: The Oblique Exercise You Need

Want a midsection that's as hard as a tree trunk? Well, stop eating donuts. Also, do this rotation exercise.

Tip: 5 Next-Level Ab Wheel Rollouts

Here's how to progress this classic exercise to build an even stronger midsection. No newbies allowed.

50 Reps for Size

Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

Worthy vs. Worthless Vitamins: Your Guide

A lot of the most commonly taken vitamins and minerals are a tragic waste of money, but there are a few that you definitely need to take.

Growth Explosion: The 30-10-30 Technique

Three young athletes gained 14 pounds in 14 days using a new training technique. Here's exactly how they did it.

The Best Damn Diet For Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't train like drug users, and they shouldn't diet like them either. Here's your dietary playbook, natties!

Tip: 3 Reasons Trap Bar Deadlifts Are King

For non-powerlifters, trap bar deads beat the pants off the barbell variation. Here's why.

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Tip: Standing Cable Row with Stretch

A good variation to use if you're already hitting the lower back hard on barbell lifts and want to take a break from traditional rows.

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.

Your Brain On Keto

Think the keto diet is awesome? Maybe. Maybe not. Its affects on the brain and the appetite aren't the same for everyone. Here's why.

15 Quad-Building Exercises for Women

Glutes get all the attention. A big butt is nice, but it needs to be balanced, both aesthetically and functionally, with strong quads.

Tip: Turn Off the Hip Flexors to Build Abs

If you can easily knock out dozens of reps of an ab exercise, it's probably because your abs aren't doing much work. Fix that. Here's how.

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Tip: Beards, Baldness, and Sexiness

We jokingly asked Coach Carter about baldness and beards. And the big guy actually dropped some science on us.

Tip: High-Dose TRT or Mild Steroid Cycle?

Some docs are prescribing larger dosages of T for men with low test. But is this TRT or an actual steroid cycle? Is it safe? Info here.

Tip: Lat Building for Heavy Guys

Give the pulldown machine a break and try these two exercises.

Tip: The Ultimate Squat for Quads

Want bigger quads? Set your ego aside and squat like this.