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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.

Tip: Don't Do Straight Sets

Want to fire up your nervous system and stay strong from set to set? Try this method.

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.

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.

Tip: Why Lifters Have Healthier Hearts Than Runners

For heart health, you have to do lots of cardio, right? Not really. Here's the surprising new science.

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Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it.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.

8 Injections That Heal Injuries

The needle is better than the knife. Here are the latest scientific advances in healing joint, tendon, and muscle injuries.

10 Most Annoying People in the Gym

They're rude, creepy, and sometimes just plain obnoxious. The question is, are you one of them?

3 Things You Need to Unlearn

Body fat percentage, full body workouts, somatotypes. Are your ideas about these things holding back your progress?

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.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

How to Hit a Triple Bodyweight Deadlift

It takes a special breed of animal to be able to deadlift 3X his bodyweight. Here's how to become one.

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.

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.

Steroids for Dummies

Everything you ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.

Tip: Sex at the Gym

Two surveys reveal that a lot of people are focused on something other than their workouts. Warning: This gets a little frisky.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

Full-Body Workouts of the Legends

The full-body routines of guys like Gironda and Schwarzenegger work as well today as they did 40 or 50 years ago.

Bad Digestion is Killing Your Testosterone

Here's how to prevent the bloated gut, lack of energy, aching joints, and diminishing testosterone levels caused by crappy digestion.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

The Best Mobility Drill For Lifters & Athletes

Hip injuries, back tightness, little aches or pains. These may be holding back your strength and size gains. Solve that problem with this move.