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Tip: The Two Keys to Permanent Fat Loss

What's the best diet for losing fat? Answer: Any eating plan that contains BOTH of the elements discussed here.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

A Simple Program for Complex Results

If you want to build muscle as fast as humanly possible, here's a complete A-Z program to help you do just that.

30 Minutes to Mass

Yes, you do have time to train... if you'll make a plan, shut up, and stop socializing. Follow these guidelines and check out the sample programs.

Tip: How to Find the Best Exercises for Your Body

Think of a weight-training exercise. Is it the best choice for YOU? Here's how to know.

The Bodyweight Workout for Big Guys

Big? Check! Strong? Check! Now it's time to move like an athlete, ramp up your conditioning, and feel incredible. Here's exactly how to do it.

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.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

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

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • 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.

    28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

    How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

    The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

    Take your strength to the next level with this simple 60-second challenge. Then, build a bone-crushing grip. Here's how.

    The 10 Most Overrated Workouts and Diets

    We ask our experts what training method or diet trend is the most overrated. They don't hold back. Let the butt-hurt begin.

    The Best Way to Row, Period

    Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

    The Aggressive Diet for Natural Guys

    How low in calories can you go to drop fat rapidly without losing muscle or tanking your testosterone levels? Here's the exact math you need.

    Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

    Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

    Big Dead Bodybuilders

    It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

    Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

    If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

    Stop Sucking at Pull-Ups

    If you avoid weighted pull-ups, you're also avoiding bigger lats, better arms, a stronger core, and a truly functional body.

    Building a Big, Freaky Back

    Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.