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5 Simple Ways to Get Stronger

You can make strength training really complicated or you can make it really simple. Let's keep it simple and get wicked strong.

Tip: Easy, High-Protein Hotcakes

These skillet-baked pancakes are packed with protein and other muscle-building ingredients. Get the simple recipe here.

Tip: Climbing Up In Age? Bump Up The Volume

Think you're done gaining size? Raise your rep ranges and get bigger. Here's why it works for middle-aged lifters.

Tip: Do Pull-Ups Anywhere Like This

No pull-up bar? No problem. Try this.

The Truth About Cheese

They say cheese raises your cholesterol, leads to high blood pressure, and makes you fat. Here's what science says.

How Not to Go Bald

Stopping hair loss is possible. And you might even be able to grow some back. Here's a sciency look at 12 treatments.

5 Things Natural Lifters Can Learn From Pros

Arnold, Dorian Yates, Lee Haney, Sergio Oliva, and Larry Scott were among the greatest bodybuilders of all time. Here's what you can learn from them.

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.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

Anabolic Nutrition: From A to Z

Make gains, get lean, and stay healthy. Start with this list.

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Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it.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: The One Supplement Every Man Needs

Whether your goal is more muscle and better performance or just improved overall health, this supplement should be a staple.

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.

13 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift, Fast!

These tips, cues, adjustments, and "tricks" will have you deadlifting more weight right away. Check 'em out.

Tip: Lat Width – The Hard Way

Build a brutal back with this lat-widening finisher.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

5 Things to Stop Doing in the Gym

Many experienced lifters make these training mistakes. Do you?

The Missing Movement

What “missing” exercise would give you the most benefits if you added it to your program? We asked 10 pros. Their answers will surprise you.

6 Essential Supplement Upgrades

For supplements to build muscle, burn fat, or raise testosterone, they need to be concentrated, absorbable, and bioavailable. Here's what to look for.

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

Mastering the Mind-Muscle Connection

Strengthen your mind-muscle connection and immediately start building more muscle. Here's how.

Tip: The Bodybuilder's Breakfast

Here's how to whip up a stack of clean, high-protein waffles or pancakes in just a few minutes. Warning: May contain images of bacon.

Tip: The Right Number of Calories for Clean Gains

To build muscle at an optimal rate, you need to consume extra calories. But how many? Here's an easy formula to use.

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.