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The Perfect Carb for Lifters

White rice (not brown) is the ultimate grain for athletes and lifters.

How to Fix CrossFit

CrossFit hurts a lot of people, and the goal of exercise is to make you better, not worse. There's a simple fix, though.

4 Tests Every Lifter Should Be Able to Pass

You should be able to pass these tests before you hit the bench, squat, do direct arm work, or add more ab exercises. Can you?

Tip: Don't Train Like a Pro Bodybuilder, Dummy

Sure, the pros can provide inspiration, but here are 4 things natural lifters need to know.

Tip: Grow Thicker Muscle Fibers

This natural compound improves insulin sensitivity, manages testosterone and estrogen, and makes muscle fibers grow.

An Interview with the Blond Bomber

Dave Draper, the best bodybuilder to never win Mr. Olympia, expounds on the agony and ecstasy of a life spent lifting.

Fat Loss & High-Protein Breakfast

Skipping meals doesn't give you a leg up on fat loss. And skipping breakfast can make you fatter.

Tip: The Right Way to Lift for Fat Loss

It's not what you think. Keep burning calories after your workout is done with this counterintuitive training method.

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: Do Rice Digs for Grip Strength

Increase forearm and finger strength with rice, then hoist some heavier weights. Here's how.

Body-Part Splits Are Dead

They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.

5 Ways To Lose Fat While Building Muscle

You want to build muscle but also need to drop some fat? Here are five tricky ways to get it done.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.

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.

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.

The 6 Unwritten Rules of the Gym

Are you the person in the gym that other people secretly hate? You are if you break these rules.

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.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

Tip: The Biggest Clown in the Gym

Are you a micro-repper? Don't be. Everyone is laughing at you.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

Tip: A New, Old Way to Build Massive Quads

Take this old-school leg builder and make it even better for quad development. Here's how.

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.

American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

6 Weeks to Superhero

I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.