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Tip: Why Men and Women Can't Train Together

Okay, you can lift weights together. But there are some differences you need to know, especially when it comes to rest periods.

Tip: The Strength Vitamin

Most athletes have low levels of this vitamin. And only one type of it will keep your strength gains coming. Here's the science.

Tip: Is Variety More Important Than Intensity?

Doing lots of different exercises is more important than changing up sets and reps according to new research. Take a look.

10 Lessons from the Strength Legends

To make progress, look to the past. Here are the best training and lifestyle lessons from legendary bodybuilders, strongmen, and coaches.

Tip: Eating Crap For 2 Weeks Won't Affect You

A new study shows the surprising effects of eating nothing but McDonald's food.

Tip: Play the Long Game

The smart lifter's approach to training and nutrition programs.

Death to Strength Standards!

The next time someone tells you that a person your size should be able to lift a certain amount, tell them to shove it. Here's why.

Tip: Look Worse to Look Better

No, you don't have to gain a ton of fat to build muscle, but you do need to be realistic. Here's a little reality check.

Tip: An Inconvenient Truth About Your Diet

Just about any body composition problem you have is a diet problem, not a training problem. Here's why that's a tough pill to swallow.

5 Reasons You've Stopped Building Muscle

Has your muscle growth slowed down or come to a complete standstill? Here's how to get growing again.

Tip: Should You Do a Show?

Ready to get nearly naked and step onto the competitive stage? Probably not. Here's why.

Tip: You're Still Too Fat

Don't worry, I was too. What I needed was some tough love. Here's what worked for me.

Tip: The Athlete's Back Exercise

This row variation is a great back-builder, it's easy on the lower back, and it's highly functional for athletes. Check it out.

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

Tip: Train Your Deep Glutes

The maximus gets all the attention, but don't forget the gluteus minimus and medius. Here's what to do.

Tip: A Very Different Way to Deadlift

This combo exercise is a real ball-buster. In a fun way. Check it out.

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.

Tip: The New Cardio – Steady State Lifting

Bored of steady state cardio? Tired of HIIT? Try steady state weight lifting to lose fat. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The PPL Training Split

If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.

Tip: Creatine Grows Some Body Parts Faster

Amazingly, creatine works better for certain muscles than it does for others. Take a look at this new science.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

Tip: Better Than Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent calorie restriction works better than regular dieting or even intermittent fasting. Here's the science.

Tip: The 10 x 1 Workout Program

A new way to get stronger and master a lift.

The Truth About Belts, Lifting Shoes, and Straps

Do you use straps, Olympic lifting shoes, or a belt? Should you be using them? Here's how to know.

Tip: The Complete Guide to Ab Wheel Rollouts

There are two correct ways to do this exercise, then there's the way most people do it. Know the difference.