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A one-rep max on the bench press only measures a fraction of your real strength. Can you pass this more complete list of tests?

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Question of Strength 55

What's the worst time of day to train? Should you put your kids in sport-specific training programs? Answers here!

Carb Cycling for Fat Loss

Think carb cycling is too damn complicated for real men to follow? Coach Henriques' plan is as simple as it is effective.

Tip: Spinal Flexion Exercises – The Final Word

You've heard they're dangerous. Relax, you've heard wrong. Here are the facts.

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Tip: Set Up For Heavy Dumbbell Bench Presses

Don't get a shoulder injury before you even start to do reps. Here's how to properly get your big weights in place.

Tip: Do Jump Squats with Judo Push-Ups

Get ready for 150 reps of fat-burning pain. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Ditch the Barbell Row

There's a better exercise to build your back. Safer too. Check it out.

Tip: Here's What Women Want

What hormones, the pill, and scent can teach us about sex, attraction, and having better relationships.

The Bulking and Cutting Handbook

Should I bulk or cut? It's a common (and annoying) question. Here's what you need to know before making your decision.

Tip: Do Spoto Presses to Boost Your Bench Press

Do you get stuck at the bottom in your bench press PR attempts? This exercise will help. Check it out.

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.

Tip: Instagram and Power-Shoveling Food – A Rant

Social media can make you small and weak. Here's why.

You Don't Know How to Digest

Eating food doesn't help you build muscle if you can't digest it. Here are some admittedly weird ideas for improving digestion.

Sport, Not Beauty Pageant

Our undercover IFBB pro dishes the dirt on what really goes on behind the scenes of professional bodybuilding competitions. In this installment, he tackles the questionable judging criteria.

QI: The Russian Training Secret

A rep is not a rep. Especially when you stretch it out 30 times longer than how it's normally done. Sounds crazy, but so are the gains you'll get from it. Check it out.

Bad Digestion is Killing Your Testosterone

Here's how to prevent the bloated gut, lack of energy, aching joints, and diminishing testosterone levels caused by crappy digestion.

Tip: Start Every Workout With a Strength Move

Focus on a big basic lift, then throw in some assistance work. Here's how to set it up and what lifts to emphasize.

Tip: Train the Serratus

How do you get that coveted serratus muscle to show up? First, don't be fat. Second, do this unique exercise.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

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.

Question of Strength 53

Coaches and steroid users, the best trap exercises, Russian vs. American kettlebell swings, and box jumps for conditioning.

10 Ways to Keep Building Muscle

Sooner or later, gains slow down. But they don't have to. Here's how to keep getting stronger, bigger, and better looking.

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.

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.