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Tip: The Bodyweight Squat Test

There are a lot of strength tests out there, many unrealistic. But here's one that you and everyone else should be able to pass.

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Tip: Two Simple Ways to Build Bigger Biceps

Two simple adjustments will make your dumbbell curls much more effective. Check 'em out.

Top 10 Deadlifting Mistakes and How to Fix Them

When a guy who can pull 800 pounds in his sleep talks deadlifting, you'd better listen up and take notes.

Tip: The Truth About Cortisol, DHEA, and Test

Does high stress really lead to low T? Here's the deep science.

The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.

Tip: The Overhead Press Test

Can you pass it? Here are the rules.

Tip: Improve Your Bench Press With This Spray

Sounds crazy, but many top strength athletes are starting to do it. Check this out.

20 Pounds of "Hollywood" Muscle!

You see it happen all the time. An out-of-shape actor gets a part playing a superhero or action hero in a movie. A few months later, he's buff. You think, "Dammit, why can't I get into shape that fast?!"

Total Trap Training

Add slabs of muscle to your upper back and improve your presses with these unconventional trap exercises.

30 Seconds to Leanness

Can you sprint your way to summer leanness in only 30 seconds? Hey, it's worth a shot. After all, it only takes 30 seconds!

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

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.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

Reeves Deadlift: The Classic Lift Upgraded

A new look at the forgotten movement that played a big part in creating one of history's most admired bodies.

The 4 Most Common Injuries for Lifters

Nothing kills your gains like a lifting injury. Here are the four injuries you're most likely to get and how to prevent them.

Tip: 20-Minute Bench & Chin-Up Challenge

Test your bench press, chin-up, and conditioning with this brutal (but smart) challenge. Check it out!

Thib's Quick Tricks

Magnum guns, bowling pin forearms, and a Herculean torso, all in one article.

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.

Everyone Should Use Creatine

Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

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.

Natural Gains: The Proven Training Strategies

Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.

Cardio for Strength Athletes

Can a big, strong guy do cardio without losing an ounce of size or strength? Check this out!

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

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.