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10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

Tip: Two Vegetables That Grow Muscle

Research shows these veggies deactivate the muscle growth inhibitor, myostatin. Check out the science.

American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

Tip: Build Biceps with an Empty Bar

All you need is a light bar and the ability to withstand searing pain. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Supplement That Makes You Smarter

Take this legal nootropic to think better, perform better under stress, and even boost your libido.

The X-Physique Program

Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

The New 40-30-5 Method

Increase time under tension, create an enourmous pump, and make gains… if you can take the pain. Here's how.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

Tip: 3 Proven Habits That Keep the Fat Off

Losing fat is simple. Staying lean is difficult. Only about 10 percent of people are able to do it. Here's what they have in common.

Tip: The Single-Leg Exercise You Need

Here's a leg-destroying unilateral move you've gotta try for strength and size gains.

6 Hard Truths About Dieting

Fat loss is supposed to be tough and you need an honest appraisal of what you're up against. This is it.

Tip: Two Minutes to a Better Bench Press

Bonus: This simple drill will also make your bitchy shoulders feel great. Check it out.

Tip: Shut the Hell Up About Eggs

A new study tells us that eggs will kill you after all. Should you listen to it? Here's some perspective.

8 Injections That Heal Injuries

The needle is better than the knife. Here are the latest scientific advances in healing joint, tendon, and muscle injuries.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

The Last 5 Pounds of Fat

When fat loss has stalled, should you cut more calories or spend more time at the gym? Maybe neither. Here's what often works best.

Tip: A Back-Friendly Alternative to Bent-Over Rows

You need to be doing more horizontal pulls, but the standard barbell row may be doing more harm than good. Try this instead.

Tip: Do the Pallof Press for a Strong Core

For great abs and obliques, skip the machines and do this safe, effective, and very tough exercise.

10 Overcomplicated Things Trainers Say

Gym jargon is getting out of hand as trainers try to rebrand simple exercises and training concepts. Let's cut through the crap.

Tip: The 30-Second Weakness Finder

Find your weaknesses in half a minute with this full-body scan. Then, of course, fix them! Here's how.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

Tip: Protein Poppers with a Kick

Need some energy? Need a hit of protein too? These easy-to-make mocha balls have you covered.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Tip: Lateral Raises Kinda Suck

This exercise may not be doing much for your shoulders. Here's what will.