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The 40-Day Program

Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

Tip: Eat This Way to Stop Achy Knees

Researchers discover that a simple dietary manipulation can reduce knee inflammation, improve knee functionality, and lessen pain.

The Single Best Muscle-Building Method

A recent study shows that training to failure is the true key to muscle growth... regardless of the weight used. If your goal is size, this is a must-read.

3 Ways to Target the Quads

To get bigger and stronger quadriceps, you have to hit them like a freight train. Use these smart tactics to focus in on them.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

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

Mountain Dog Arms

Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

The Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

Think you need tons of exercises? Nope. You just need to do the best lifts more frequently. Here's what they are and how to use them for size.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

How to Build Mass as a Tall Lifter

If you're tall and you want to build muscle, you need to adopt new exercises, new techniques, and new strategies.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

You're Overtraining!

Damn it! Another one of those articles that forced us to reevaluate what we're doing in the gym! Regardless, we read this article and were both reminded and inspired to go into the gym and rip out one of the best workouts we've had in a long time.

Tip: The Truth About SARMs

What's the deal with them? Do they work like steroids? What are the side effects? Answers here.

Kill the Dumb Diets

What makes you fat? Insulin? The quality of food you eat? Or is it just calories in, calories out? Here's where most so-called diet gurus go wrong.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

The Squat: 10 Damn Good Tips

Squats aren't all that simple, but these recommendations are. Get under the bar and squat right with these tips.

The 6 Stages of Transformation

How does a person go from couch potato to shredded beast? In 6 behavioral stages. What stage are you in? Will you make it to the final stage?

CrossFit for Meatheads

Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.

An Open Letter to CrossFit HQ

A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.

The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period!

Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.

Want Big Arms? Stop Wasting Your Time!

You've spent 6 months trying to add a quarter inch to your arms. Dr Darden has just one question: “Why take 6 months to do it when you could do the same thing in 2 weeks?” Here's how...

The Carb Cycling Codex

Cutting body fat doesn't have to mean cutting out the carbs. Get shredded with this carb cycling approach and hang on to more muscle in the process.