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Advanced German Volume Training

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

50 Reps for Size

Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

Tip: A Simple Way to Beat Belly Fat

Adjust your diet like this and you'll lose more abdominal fat and build more muscle, even if you keep calories the same.

The Deadlift's Dirty Secret

Olympic weight plates force everyone to deadlift 8.75 inches off the floor. Guess what? That may not fit your body type.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

The Truth About Bulking

There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

Tip: The Perfect Number of Sets for Growth

Don't do more sets and reps than you need to. All it does is eat into your recovery and slow down gains. Details here.

How to Build 50 Pounds of Muscle in 12 Months

DC training works. Never heard of it? Here’s what it is and how to do it.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

Tip: Build Explosive Power With This Piece of Crap

This much-maligned piece of gym equipment can do something no other machine can do. Check this out.

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.

The 4 Kinds of Steroid Users

Not all steroid users are meathead stereotypes... but some of them sure are. Do you know anyone on this list?

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

The Hard Body Workout Plan

How do you get shredded while maintaining muscle mass, strength, and athleticism? With these two training methods.

Tip: Forget Yogurt – This Stuff is Better and Badder

Yogurt just lends you its beneficial bacteria. This stuff lets you KEEP the bacteria for good.

Tip: Two Squat Variations You Need to Try

Squat multiple times per week for best results, but be smart about it with these load and style variations.

Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

DeFranco Agile 8

A simple warm-up routine that’s helped powerlifters, meatheads, and other anti-mobility dudes feel better and progress faster in their workouts with fewer injuries. Check it out.

2 Times a Week for Twice the Gains

You've heard of high-frequency strength training. But what about low frequency? Cut your gym time in half and still make gains. Here's how.

The 5 People Every Lifter Needs to Avoid

There are five types of people out there who will ruin your progress in the gym. Here they are, plus five great people you need in your crew.

Tip: 3 Reasons Trap Bar Deadlifts Are King

For non-powerlifters, trap bar deads beat the pants off the barbell variation. Here's why.

Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

Train Like A Man 7

Some exercises should go extinct. They do nothing for your strength, health, or hypertrophy. Here's what should take their place.

Bodybuilding's Most Controversial Exercise

Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?