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Tip: The 4 Single-Leg Exercises You Need

Improve your strength, performance, and overall physique with these moves.

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

Tip: The 4 Things That Trigger Muscle Growth

Sadly, many lifters only know about a couple of these. Here's a quick hypertrophy refresher course.

Tip: Make This Healthy Gainer Shake

It's body-building, not belly-building. Here's a convenient shake that'll fuel your gains without wrecking your health.

Tip: The Best Bench Press for Chest Development

Looks scary, but it's the best way to bench if your goal is chest size.

Tip: 6 More Reasons to Avoid Soy

Most lifters have already removed soy protein from their diets. Need a few more reasons to keep it out? Here ya go.

Tip: Two Vegetables That Grow Muscle

Research shows these veggies deactivate the muscle growth inhibitor, myostatin. Check out the science.

Train Like a Man!

Choose high-tension exercises for high-testosterone results.

The Problem With Heavy Weights

Sounds like blasphemy, but chasing numbers on the bar can sometimes wreck your gains. Here's why, plus four ways to fix the problem.

High Frequency Squatting

A bigger squat requires more squatting. Here's a unique way to squat frequently without burning out or breaking down.

One Movement for Ultimate Back Hypertrophy

This might just be the best back-building exercise you’ve never tried. Check it out.

Tip: The Right Overhead Press for You

Not everyone is ready for the barbell. Are you? Find out here and double check your form.

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.

An Unnamed Single Leg Gem of an Exercise

There's no universally recognized name for this exercise, but we think it should be called “That movement that makes my quads bark like a dog.”

Tip: Do Kettlebell Swings for a Big Deadlift

Develop explosiveness, grease the groove, and improve work capacity. Here's how.

Ordinary Muscle

Powerlifting's version of Clark Kent shows you how to develop superhuman strength.

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.

Deadlift Challenge: 405 x 10

Coach Rooney smashed his deadlift goal using the pseudo-sumo deadlift and five rules. Here's how you can too.

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.

The Food Combo That Makes You Fat

Certain foods will dramatically impact whether or not fat is stored or burned. In fact, they'll totally change how your brain works and disrupt your metabolism.

The 500 Rep Shoulder Workout

Change the look of your physique in 12 workouts with this insane (but intelligently designed) delt specialization plan.

Powerbuilding: 4 Ways to Get Big and Strong

Mix heavy lifts with moderate lifts and blend powerlifter strength with bodybuilder size.

Strength Exercises That Work Your Core

Real "core" training - not that Bosu Ball crap - with cool videos. What else do ya' need?

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  • One-Rule Diets That Work Every Time

    Keep it simple and get ripped. Here are 4 one-sentence plans that require a little discipline but not an ounce of overthinking.