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The Easiest Exercise With the Most Benefits

Get leaner, end back pain, recover faster from monster workouts, and even get a little smarter. Here's how.

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.

Everyone Should Use Creatine

Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

Tip: Take This at Night and Reduce Cortisol

You're probably already using it. Just make sure to use it at the right time.

7 Truths About Strength Training

Getting strong goes beyond lifting heavy. Here's what experienced lifters know that keeps them going long after most have quit.

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

An inside look into the drug use of a real IFBB pro bodybuilder.

The Not-So Ugly Truth About Gluten

Tens of thousands of people gave up gluten and started feeling better, only it's starting to look like it wasn't gluten that was causing the problems.

How Sex Really Affects Training & Competition

Old-school coaches made their athletes swear off sex before competition to improve performance. Does that work? Does it apply to workouts? Here's the science.

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.

Women Shouldn't Train Like Men

Sure, women should lift weights and avoid excess cardio, just like men. But there are some differences when it comes to training, programming, and injury prevention.

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 11 Best Books for Smart Meatheads

Our experts share their favorite books on training, nutrition, and mindset. Check out the list.

How to Lift Forever: 5 Mandatory Exercises

Love lifting? Want to keep doing it for life? Then you need to balance your workouts and fix your posture with these five exercises.

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.

Five Exercises You Should Stop Doing... Forever!

Five popular exercises that may be doing you more harm than good. Check out the list.

Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

The 5 Most Worthless Exercises of All Time

Most exercises have value if you do them correctly. But not these. Hope you're not doing any of them.

Steroids for Dummies

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

The 10 People That Drive Gym Owners Crazy

Who are the most annoying people in the gym? Check out this gym owner's vicious (and funny) list.

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.

The Texas Method

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

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.

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.

Tip: Whole Foods vs. Protein Powders

Some people like to say that protein supplements are inferior to whole-food protein sources. But what does science say? Check this out.

How to Look Jacked in 3 Weeks

If you only had a few weeks to fine tune your physique and look your best for an event, what would you do? Here's what our pros said.