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Iron Evolution – Phase 5

A step-by-step approach to setting new PRs in the squat, bench, and deadlift.

Winning the IT Band War

If you really care about your lifespan as a lifter, you should pay a bit more attention to your IT band.

Corrective Complexes

Short but sweet corrective complexes that give method to the mobility madness.

The Biggest Training Fallacy of All

There's a big difference between training and just exercising. Do you know what it is? Find out here.

Samurai Tweaks to Eating Plans

The Samurai warrior offers common-sense tweaks to many popular eating strategies. Check ‘em out.

Simple Strength – Phase 2

Increase your strength to record levels in a few short months. Here’s how.

Iron Evolution – Phase 4

Most of you don't have what it takes to train at Westside. But it's not your body that will break down, it's your mind. Here’s why.

How to Stay Motivated

Even the most hardcore lifters experience low motivation. Here's how to get back on track.

Why Your Knees Perform Like Aging Water Fowl

Knee pain got you walking real funny-like? Here's what to do and what NOT to do.

The Good, the Bad, and The Ass-Fattening

Let’s clear up some of the carb confusion out there. Here’s what lifters and athletes should be eating and avoiding when it comes to carbs.

Dave vs. Dog: Chest and Shoulders

Here’s what happens when John Meadows and Dave Tate get together for a workout… and what you can learn.

10 Unconventional Upper Body Exercises

Sometimes even the best lifts stop working. Here are 10 variations to get you growing again.

Pushing the Limits: A Pain Roundtable

Push past the pain barrier to test your mettle. Dan John, Martin Rooney, Craig Weller, and Dan Twight show you how.

Truth About Gluten

Turns out, not all protein is awesome. Gluten can make you bloated and might put the brakes on hypertrophy. Here's how.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Tuesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Wednesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Saturday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

Leverage Alteration Training

Pair your exercises the right way and you'll get bigger, faster. Here are 28 ways to do it!

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Tuesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Wednesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.