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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?

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The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

The Get Shredded Diet

This diet plan is extreme. It's extremely strict and extremely tough. But it also works extremely well. You'll be shocked by how fast you drop body fat.

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.

Powerbuilding: 4 Ways to Get Big and Strong

Mix heavy lifts with moderate lifts and blend powerlifter strength with bodybuilder size.

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.

Lunges: You're Doing Them Wrong

There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.

3 Days a Week is All You Need

Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.

Tip: Why Lifters Have Healthier Hearts Than Runners

For heart health, you have to do lots of cardio, right? Not really. Here's the surprising new science.

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.

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.

Advanced German Volume Training

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

30 Days of Deadlifts: 1-10

Lift heavier. Get stupid strong. Build mountains of muscle. In this series, Tony G. drops his best tips and cues for the world's most primal lift.

Why CrossFit Girls Are Stronger Than You

Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.

Tip: Eat Sauerkraut, Even If You Hate It

It's one of the best foods you're probably not eating but definitely should be. Here's why and how much you need to gag down.

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

The 1000-Rep Arm Workout

This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?

Tip: You Do Not Have Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal fatigue probably isn't real, but the symptoms sure are. Here's what really happening.

For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

Tip: The Best Juice to Drink for Prostate Health

Protect your butt walnut, pee like a teenager, and live longer. Here's how.

Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

Bench More to Bench More

Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"