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Take 4 Capsules for Muscle Gain and Fat Loss

This substance approximates the effects of diet and exercise, even if you don't change your eating habits or go to the gym. Here's the science.

Tip: The Wrong Way to Overhead Press

The dumbbell overhead press: you're doing it wrong. Here's why and how to fix it.

4 Bench Press Lies

If your bench press numbers are stuck, it's probably because you've misinterpreted the good advice of geared lifters. Here's how to get unstuck.

The 7 People Who Never Get Results

Are you one of these types of people? Hope not. Because they never make any progress. Check out the list.

Tip: Open Up Your Hips

Neurologically locked hips can limit your lifting and athletic performance. Try these drills to feel better fast.

Tip: The 5 Squat Commandments

How much should you be able to squat? That info and more here.

Primer 52: The Program

Completely reshape your body with this sophisticated and straightforward diet and training plan.

Tip: Do This After Heavy Lifting

Keep your back healthy by adding this feel-good move to your workout.

Bench Press Without a Bench

Elite strength athletes love this lift. Here are 6 ways to do it that'll get you strong and make your bum shoulders feel awesome.

Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Tip: You Don't Have to Bench

Think the barbell bench press is a must-do lift? Really, it's not. Here's why.

Tip: The Fat Guy's Eating Pattern

One pattern of eating disrupts metabolism and dietary behaviors more than any other. Here's how to avoid it.

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.

One Exercise for Total Shoulder Health

No shoulder gains? Are they always hurting? Do this exercise once per day.

Tip: Are Single-Joint Exercises Worthless?

A new study involving both naturals and druggies sheds some light on this common question. Check it out.

Tip: Everyday Lateral Raises

Yes, trained correctly, you can do these shoulder wideners daily. Here's how.

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 Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

Think you need tons of exercises? Nope. You just need to do the best lifts more frequently. Here's what they are and how to use them for size.

Tip: A New Way to Build Stubborn Lats

It's not a new exercise, but a better way to do pulldowns that will turn on muscle growth fast. Check it out.

How to Train to Be Unstoppable

Steal a training trick from MMA fighters. Train all your energy systems, get fitter, and build relentless work capacity with HICT. Here's how.

The 5 People Every Lifter Needs to Avoid

There are five types of people out there who will ruin your progress in the gym. Here they are, plus five great people you need in your crew.

The Hardgainer Prescription

Some people really do have a genetic disadvantage when it comes to muscle growth. Here's why and exactly what to do to fight it.

5 Fat Loss Myths You Still Believe

These diet beliefs are still rampant online. Let's end that now.

Nasty Ab Training

Want abs? It's time to crank up the resistance, extend the TUT, and add a proven bodybuilding technique to your workouts. Try these moves!