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How to Train to Be Unstoppable

Steal a training trick from MMA fighters. Train all your energy systems, get fitter, and build relentless work capacity with HICT. Here's how.

Tip: The Absolute Best Way to Burn Calories

This training method burns a whopping 400 calories in just 20 minutes. Check it out

3 Ways to Get Big!

Heavy lifting, volume work, and constant tension. Here’s how to program them all for maximum hypertrophy.

The Truth About Waist Trainers

Figure and bikini competitors use them. Celebrities endorse them. But what's really happening to the body when squeems are used? Here's the nasty truth.

Tip: Stop Training Only Half of Your Hamstrings

Are you missing a big portion of your hammies? You are if you're neglecting to do these two things.

Tip: Build Your Glutes, Boost Athleticism

Add this exercise to your program if you want complete leg and glute development that transfers perfectly into sports.

10 Exercises You've Never Tried: Backside Edition

How to build your lats and upper back without wrecking your lower back in the process.

Tip: Don't Let Exercise Kill Testosterone Levels

Stop exercise-induced drops in T with a tiny dose of this vitamin.

The Best Reps

Four smart rep schemes you can apply to almost any workout.

Tip: The 6-Minute TGU Workout

All you need is six minutes and a kettlebell for this tough metabolic conditioning workout. Check it out.

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Tip: Overhead Press Star Complexes

Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details here.

The Bulking Diet Delusion

No male needs to get above 12% body fat to gain muscle at an optimal rate. Seven reasons why a dirty bulk will wreck your body over the long haul.

7 Ways to Cure the Workout Hangover

Stop sabotaging your gains. If you always feel smashed the day after training, you're doing something wrong. Here's how to fix it.

Are You Ready to Overhead Press?

Four advanced ways to manipulate your reps for size and strength gains.

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Tip: Squat Star Complexes

Five exercises back-to-back using the same movement pattern. That's how you build strength and muscle fast. Here's an example.

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.

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?

Dispelling the Glute Myth

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

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Tip: How to Unlock Your Tight Hip Flexors

Sit a lot? Here's how to loosen those tight hip flexors and feel better almost instantly.

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.

4 Ways to Burn Fat That Beat HIIT

How to use Supramaximal Interval Training (SMIT) to torch fat, improve fitness, and increase athletic performance.

Real Life Training and Eating

It's as if some training and diet programs are designed for college kids on summer break. Here's how busy people with jobs and stuff should approach things.

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.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.