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Got some dumbbells? Then you'll never miss a workout. Do this full-body plan every other day.

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Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Cancel that doctor's appointment. Take the self-assessment tests then try these treatments to fix your nagging pain.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

Chill Out With This Non-Prescription Drug

De-stress and take the edge off without feeling drugged. Here's something that will do just that.

Build Muscle at Home

Can't get to the gym because of the weather, a global pandemic, or a zombie uprising? Build muscle anyway with these moves.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

Tip: A Very Weird Way to Boost Your Vertical

Need to jump higher? Try this simple trick.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

Tip: Choose a Better Big Three

Not a competitive powerlifter? Then stop training like one. Here's why and what to do instead.

Tip: One Exercise for Abs, Obliques, and Glutes

Bonus: This dynamic, do-it-all core move can be done just about anywhere. Take a look.

Gold School: Triceps So Big...

I'm thinking about great, big triceps. Triceps so thick that you'd have to rest them on a desk or chair to keep them from tiring your shoulders and elbows. What did these old-school guys do to get them?

The Forgotten Exercise for Big Quads

Advanced versions of this squat are anything but sissy. Take a look.

Fix Everything With One Brutal Exercise

Not just for strength and conditioning, loaded carries will make you suck less at all other movement. Here are the seven best variations.

Tip: Bad Shoulders? Avoid This Chest Exercise

Protect your shoulders and pump up your pecs with this move instead.

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.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

Tip: Build Walnut-Cracking Glutes

Here's a simple way get more glute work out of your staple strength lifts.

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.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

The Testicle User's Manual

Learn all about testicles and be the life of the party or, alternately, be shunned by everyone there. It kinda depends on the party.

Mass Made Simple

A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout: Revisited

This brutal home workout set the internet on fire... and built a lot of calluses. Here are three new, slightly easier ways to do.