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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.

Tip: Joe Weider Killed My Gains

The Father of Bodybuilding, as he called himself, did a lot of great things for weightlifting, but he also lead a lot of people astray.

Tip: Fitness Gone Too Far

When does lifting, dieting, and competition go from healthy to detrimental? Well, here are a few signs.

What You Can Learn From Instagram Booty Chicks

Glutes are all the rage on social media. But do the exercises we see actually work, or are they just part of the spectacle? Here's a breakdown.

How Not to Lose Your Gains

We all have to take time off at some point. So how much size and strength will it cost you? Here's what science says.

Tip: Cardio, Carbs and the Goldilocks Zone

Your body wants to be in either an anabolic or catabolic state. Here's how to balance cardio, diet, and lifting for better body composition.

The Dark Side of Fitness

Being lean, strong, and muscular is awesome. But can the pursuit of fitness take a bad turn down a dark path? Yep. Watch for these signs.

Tip: The Right Reps for the Right Equipment

Choose rep ranges like this to organize your training for better gains.

Tip: Unbalanced Training for Bodybuilding

Balanced training is great for beginners, but not so much for the experienced lifter. Here's why.

Tip: The Most Complete Biceps Exercise

This curl variation nails every fiber of the biceps in one movement. Check it out.

Tip: Stop Worrying About Being Over 40

Should you change how you train after the age of 40 or so? Maybe you just need a change in mindset instead.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

Tip: High-Rep Failure Training for Growth

Want to get bigger? Finish off your workout with one of these set-rep schemes.

Better Than Regular Squats

Five reasons why this type of squat beats the standard version for most people.

Tip: The Smart Way to Lift Twice a Day

No, you won't overtrain... if you do it right. And the gains are awesome.

Tip: Simple Macros for Muscle Building

No need to overcomplicate things. Lift hard and follow these easy guidelines.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

Tip: The Missing Element of Muscle Gains

Go heavy or go home, right? Well, there's something else you need to do before you go home if you want to build muscle.

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 5 Laws of Metabolism

Understand these laws and you'll have an easier time losing fat, building muscle, and staying healthy and happy for life.

Tip: The Truth About Pulldowns

Two studies tell us the truth about grip width and whether pulling to the chest or the neck works better.

Tip: Are You Strong Enough to Build Muscle?

Whether you're a newbie or an advanced bodybuilder, here's why you need to reinforce your strength base.

Tip: German Volume Training Fizzles Out

A new study shows that GVT, 10 sets of 10, doesn't work as well as another set/rep scheme.

Tip: Should You Auto-Regulate Your Training?

What's best, sticking to your program no matter what, or mixing it up based on how you feel that day? Here's what science says.

The Best Muscle-Building Breakfast

People who want to build muscle and lose fat don't skip breakfast. But what are the best foods to eat? Here's what the experts suggest.