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Tip: The PPL Training Split

If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.

Tip: Better Than Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent calorie restriction works better than regular dieting or even intermittent fasting. Here's the science.

Maximal Strength Training for Muscle Mass

Lots of geek strength-training science, 10 actionable tips on how to build muscle, and one effective program thrown in for good measure. Read this.

No-Weights Calf Training

Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

The Get Lean Quick Scheme

A radical 7-day diet and workout plan guaranteed to kickstart fat loss.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

2 Ways to Lose Fat, Only 1 Way to Get Ripped

Simple tips to help you get shredded. Check ‘em out.

Tip: The 10 x 1 Workout Program

A new way to get stronger and master a lift.

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Tip: Iso-Dynamic Alternating Bench Press

Keep tension on the down side by not lowering all the way. This will increase muscle activation and create the occlusion effect for hypertrophy.

Tip: Swap Your Oatmeal for Buckwheat

It's ridiculously healthy, filling, and delicious. Here's how to make it.

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.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

The Olympic Lifts Are Overrated

Are you doing Olympic lifts to get bigger, stronger, and more explosive? You're probably wasting your time. Here's why.

11 Ways to Make an Exercise Harder

Is your training getting stale? Here are eleven effective methods to spark new progress.

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.

G-Flux Redux

Dr. Berardi goes long, showing you how to flick the metabolic switch to get bigger, stronger, and leaner while eating more food than you do now, including a sample workout system and photographic case study of a very hot G-Fluxer.

Painful Advice Every Lifter Needs to Hear

Listen up. The training and diet advice in this article will be tough to hear. It might even make you mad. But it will definitely make you better.

Tip: The Complete Guide to Ab Wheel Rollouts

There are two correct ways to do this exercise, then there's the way most people do it. Know the difference.

Tip: The Best Steak for Lifters

What's the best cut for the health-conscious bodybuilder? Check this out.

Leg Curl First, Squat Later

Squats rule, but doing hamstring curls first will make your legs even bigger and your squats even stronger. Here’s why.

What You Can Learn From Instagram Booty Chicks

Glutes are all the rage on social media. But do the exercises we see actually work, or are they just part of the spectacle? Here's a breakdown.

The Truth About Belts, Lifting Shoes, and Straps

Do you use straps, Olympic lifting shoes, or a belt? Should you be using them? Here's how to know.

Tip: You're Taking Creatine at the Wrong Time

A new study is turning conventional wisdom on its head. Check it out.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.