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Tip: Lift This Way, Build Muscle 3 Times Faster

Research shows this training method builds muscle and strength much, much faster. Check out the science.

6 Hard Truths About Building Muscle

Lifters spend too much time on the itty-bitty stuff when it's these six big-picture truths that'll get them growing again.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

Fit Pants Podcast 2

CrossFit with guns, a supplement ingredient quiz (with prizes), and the delicious food that keeps you full for hours.

Men, Don't Eat These Things Before Sex

Lots of articles tell you what to eat before sex to make it better, but this one tells you what NOT to eat, which is sometimes way more important.

Goodbye to Love Handles and Belly Fat

No, this formulation won't make you lose 25 pounds without exercise or diet, but it will help you whittle away that last bit of stubborn fat.

Tip: The Home Gym Extras You Need

Got a bench, a rack, a bar, and a mountain of plates? Awesome. Now it's time to have some fun.

Tip: The Chin-Up for Newbies AND Pros

It's the perfect variation for beginners and even hardcore lifters looking for an even greater challenge. Check it out.

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.

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: What Turns Women On... and Off

Science says that females want to see something when you take your clothes off, or rather, the lack of something.

Testosterone and Depression: What You Don’t Know

Doctors often prescribe drugs for depression and anxiety when what you really need is testosterone replacement. Here are the facts.

The 10 People That Drive Gym Owners Crazy

Who are the most annoying people in the gym? Check out this gym owner's vicious (and funny) list.

Tip: Activate Your Pecs, Press Heavier

Use this as an assistance movement or as an activation exercise prior to a chest hypertrophy workout.

4 Bodyweight-Training Myths... Busted!

Think you've got good reasons to choose barbells and dumbbells over bodyweight training? Think again.

Tip: One Exercise for Harder Punches

You shouldn't hit people. But if you HAVE to, this exercise will make it a one-punch fight.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

Tip: Don't Ever Do This With Your Bottled Water

A common practice turns your relatively safe plastic water bottle into a chemical time bomb. Here's what you need to know.

5 Realistic Tests of Strength

How much weight should you be able to lift? How many reps should you be able to do? Here are some guidelines for natural, non-mutant lifters.

Cardio for Strong People

Forget boring, strength-sapping forms of cardio. These treadmill and bike finishers will burn fat and increase athleticism in just 4-12 minutes.

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.

Tip: The Ultimate Overload Curl

Your arms and ego will take a hit, but your biceps will definitely grow! Try this.