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You can't lift a heavy bar with a weak-ass grip. It's the number one strength leak. Pull more with this forgotten method.

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Tip: Real Core Strength, No Fluff

This bodyweight exercise might be too advanced for you. Check it out.

The Easiest Exercise With the Most Benefits

Get leaner, end back pain, recover faster from monster workouts, and even get a little smarter. Here's how.

Tip: Grow Thicker Muscle Fibers

This natural compound improves insulin sensitivity, manages testosterone and estrogen, and makes muscle fibers grow.

The Superman of Supplements

Lots of compounds target a disease or condition through one path, but this one targets them through several, in addition to building muscle and increasing T.

3 Ways to Build Old School Strength

The lifting greats knew how to get strong long before drugs and long before science came along to prove their methods. Here are their best secrets.

6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

Tip: The Snack That Shrinks Love Handles

Snack on these in the late afternoon and lose fat around your waist. Really. Check out the science.

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 Best Strength Training Method of All Time

Cluster training is unbeatable for strength gains. But which type should you use? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Eat Used Coffee Grounds and Lose Fat?

Believe it or not, it can reverse many of the side effects of a bad diet, including obesity, high blood pressure, and inflammation.

Tip: How Hardcore People Screw Up Their Diet Plan

You're dedicated and disciplined. Awesome. Now it's time to be smart too. Don't make this common fat-loss mistake.

Painful Advice Every Lifter Needs to Hear

Listen up. The training and diet advice in this article will be tough to hear. It might even make you mad. But it will definitely make you better.

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.

The Lord of the Glute Exercises?

Scientists from Brazil evaluated 24 different glute exercises to determine which is the best. The winner will surprise you.

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 Ab-Building Trick Nobody Told You About

Can't feel your abs working? Maybe your glutes and hams can help. Try these five moves.

The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout Program

Got some dumbbells? Then you'll never miss a workout. Do this full-body plan every other day.

Tip: Get Them Off Their Fat Little Butts

Here's an easy way to get slothful kids to do a little exercise while subtly introducing them to resistance training.

Tip: The Squat You Should Be Doing

All types of squats have their benefits, but this one might just be the best all-around variation.

Body-Part Splits Are Dead

They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: 4 Exercises for an Extreme V-Taper

Want cobra lats? Add these to your back workouts.

Take This Drug Once a Day

A cheap fat burner that prevents many types of cancer? Yes. This ancient drug makes you healthier in general.

Tip: Save the Cardio for Later

Ready to lose fat? When are you planning to add cardio? Here's the mistake that most people make.