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Rebuilding Matt Damon

Matt Damon has made some amazing physique transformations over the years with the help of trainer Jason Walsh. Here's an inside peek into how they do it.

20 Minute Strength & Power Workouts

Here's how to use demanding 20-minute workouts to build a strong, powerful body... or die trying.

The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises

A guide to mastering and progressing the GHR, Nordic ham curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.

Tip: Is Dark Chocolate a Bodybuilding Food?

Please say yes, please say yes. Actually, science is looking into it. Check out the research.

How to Turn Up Your Gains

Want to get bigger? Here's the smart lifter's guide to programming volume for all kinds of gains.

Tip: Don't Eat Non-Organic Potatoes

Even if you're not into the whole "organic thing," you should still eat only organic potatoes. Here's why.

Tip: Ab Training for Serious Lifters

You've seen this exercise before. Now make it even more effective.

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Tip: The 6-Way Delt Raise

Finish off your next shoulder workout with this exercise to really cap those delts.

Tip: Make Pancakes That Burn Fat

A breakfast that helps you lose fat while building muscle? Bring it on.

Tip: Manipulate Carbs to Get Shredded

Here's how to manage your carbs to lose fat but keep the muscle gains coming.

Tip: Maximize Testosterone with Two Minerals

Most athletes and lifters are running low on two key minerals that support T production. Here's how to fix that.

The 10 Best Biceps Training Tips

What's the single best way to build big biceps? We asked 10 pros and experts. Their advice may surprise you.

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: The Deep Lunge Test

Test your hips for tightness before leg day, then do this drill to make them feel great.

Strong Legs, Big Round Butts

Take this popular exercise to the next level if you want big legs, great glutes, and healthy knees. Here's what to do.

Strong Hearts and Big Fat Lies

Most of what we know about heart health is a big fat, artery-clogging lie. Here's what's true and untrue about taking care of your ticker.

Tip: Can Heat Boost Muscle Growth?

Saunas aren't just good for relaxation. It turns out your performance can improve with a little extra heat. Info here.

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: Do the Squat-Stance Deadlift

Is the conventional deadlift or the sumo deadlift better? For many of us, a combination of the two is best. Here's how to do it.

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

This exercise makes you suck air, improves upper body strength, eases back pain, and builds a concrete core.

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  • One Exercise to Rule Them All

    Get your lifts up, get your gains up, and move the bar faster. Do the clean and press to get better at everything.

    Tip: One Superset for Bigger, Stronger Biceps

    Want arms that not only look strong, but ARE strong? Try this exercise combo.

    The Planet Fitness Nightmare

    Planet Fitness markets itself as a "judgment free" gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

    Blast: Metabolic Interval Training

    Call it whatever you want: circuit training, interval training, whatever. Two things are certain: 1. It ain't for wimps. 2. It'll rip the fat off you.