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Tip: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.

The 5 Most Effective Deadlift Alternatives

Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.

The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.

Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!

Olympic Shoes or Chucks for Squats?

Will putting on a pair of Olympic lifting shoes kick up your squat by 20 pounds, or are you better off wearing Chucks?

Tip: Go Slow, Hold, and Explode

Eccentric-isometric training blends together three different training stimuli to bludgeon your muscles. Here's how it's done.

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.1

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

Tip: Your Lateral Raises Aren't Working

If your traps take over, this exercise won't do much for your delts. Here's how to fix that problem and finally build some broad shoulders.

Tip: The Coffee for Lifters Only

It tastes amazing, it fuels muscle growth, and it makes your overworked joints feel better. Here's how to whip up a steaming cup.

Natural Gains: The Proven Training Strategies

Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.

Tip: Twice-A-Day Training for Maximum Results

If you can find the time, hitting two workouts in one day can bring major results... if it's planned properly. Here's how to do it.

The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

Overrated Muscle-Builders and Superior Alternatives

The best exercises for building muscle aren't always the most popular ones. Here are a few effective, yet underrated, moves for legs, arms, and chest.

Primer 52: The Program

Completely reshape your body with this sophisticated and straightforward diet and training plan.

Building a Bigger Yoke

Because nothing says "I am strong" quite like a monstrous set of traps and a beer keg for a neck.

Tip: For Bigger Biceps, Do This Exercise

Nope, it's not the curl. Here it is, plus a gym-friendly alternative.

Steroids for Dummies

Everything you ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

Reg Park's 5x5 Program

The proven way to build both size and strength that’s been working since 1960. Here’s how to do it.