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Losing fat is simple. Staying lean is difficult. Only about 10 percent of people are able to do it. Here's what they have in common.

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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.

Tip: Two Minutes to a Better Bench Press

Bonus: This simple drill will also make your bitchy shoulders feel great. Check it out.

Tip: A New Exercise for Total Shoulder Development

This exercise hits all three heads of the delts along with the rhomboids and lower traps. Can't beat that. Check it out.

The Strongest Gym on the Planet

Would you have the balls to train at a gym where screaming in pain and puking are everyday occurrences?

6 Hard Truths About Dieting

Fat loss is supposed to be tough and you need an honest appraisal of what you're up against. This is it.

Three Work-Arounds for Physique Success

Get bigger legs when you can't squat. Build muscle when you can't even hold on to weights. Get leaner when cardio stops working. Nick T. shows you how.

Tip: The Single-Leg Exercise You Need

Here's a leg-destroying unilateral move you've gotta try for strength and size gains.

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: Strengthen Your Deep Core Muscles

A weak core makes you weak all over, and ab crunches aren't enough. Try this exercise.

The X-Physique Program

Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

The Shut Up Program

A simple workout plan for size and strength. Nothing fancy, just fast results.

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.

Kettlebells Beat Dumbbells for Biceps

Training the biceps with kettlebells provides stimulation that dumbbells can't hope to duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.

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.

Tip: Warm Up Your Joints. Here's How.

Lift heavy weights safely and increase range of motion with these four simple drills.

Carb Cycling for Fat Loss

Think carb cycling is too damn complicated for real men to follow? Coach Henriques' plan is as simple as it is effective.

6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

Want to look damn good? Want to amplify athleticism? Then train the glutes directly. Here's how to do it while protecting the low back.

The New 40-30-5 Method

Increase time under tension, create an enourmous pump, and make gains… if you can take the pain. Here's how.

Tip: When to Train to Failure, When to Avoid It

This quick guide will set you up for long-term success. Check it out.

Dramatic Carbolin19 Study

More muscle, less body fat AND a boost in testosterone? Check out this research.

8 Lessons From Glute Girls

Do selfie-obsessed fitness chicks hold the secret to building muscle? The glute girls do. Here are 8 things you can learn from them.

Tip: The Kettlebell Bench Press

This floor press variation can correct faulty motor patterns, build your pecs and triceps, and even fix your achy shoulders. Check it out.

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.

10 Overcomplicated Things Trainers Say

Gym jargon is getting out of hand as trainers try to rebrand simple exercises and training concepts. Let's cut through the crap.