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Tip: Surprising New Research on Rep Ranges

If you train upper body with this specific rep range while working the lower body with another specific range, you'll make lots more progress.

Tip: Booze It Up, Get Healthy at the Same Time

New research shows that the world's most popular alcoholic drink has some surprising health benefits.

The 100-Day Squat Challenge

A scientist decides to squat heavy for 100 days in a row to see what happens. What he discovered will change your ideas about training.

6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

Tip: Muscle Building Exercises for Weightlifters

Love the Olympic lifts but also want to look like you lift? Add these accessory moves to your plan.

The Best Biceps Exercises You're Not Doing

If you only do regular curls for your biceps, you're missing a whole lot of muscle. Do these exercises to finally build some bigger guns.

The One-Shake Diet

Keep it simple. Here's a realistic, economical, and easy way to get lean and fuel muscle growth without all the diet math.

Get Abs Without Being Skinny and Weak

Being big is great, but being big with visible abs is a thousand times better. Here's how to get there.

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: No Need to Hate on Lifting Straps

Straps are used by pro bodybuilders, figure competitors, strongmen, and even powerlifters, so why the outrage? Here's how to use them wisely.

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

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.

The V-Taper Workout

Change the whole look of your physique by developing a V-taper: wider shoulders, tighter waist. This workout will get you both.

Tip: The Truth About Diet Soft Drinks

Don't listen to the internet rumor mongers. Here's the real scoop about dieting and diet drinks.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • Hard Body Training for Women

    Lean. Hard. Strong. These workouts combine explosive training, metcon, and a unique concept where you train the same muscles two days in a row.

    4 Ways to Burn Fat That Beat HIIT

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

    How Many Reps Should I Do?

    When getting set to do an exercise, there are only two real decisions you need to make, “How Many Reps Should I Do?” and “How Close to Failure Should I Go?” Here’s your guide.

    The Push-Pull Workout

    The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

    The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes

    Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.

    Tip: Fix That Butt Wink!

    Do you tuck your tail when you squat? Not good. Here’s how to fix it.

    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: Another Protein Myth Debunked

    You've heard this myth about high-protein diets repeated by lots of folks. Here's the actual science.