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Blood Simple

How can you be certain of your health status if you don't understand the first thing about blood work? Here’s what you need to know.

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.

Simple Strength - Phase 1

Mike Robertson offers an easy-to-follow, completely laid out plan to increase your strength over the period of a few short months.

How to Stay Motivated

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

Exercise Form Doesn't Matter... At All

Maybe we were all wrong. Maybe form really doesn't matter, at least when it comes hypertrophy training. Here’s why.

A Stretch Routine That's Actually Doable

Some of the biggest, strongest guys are also crazy flexible. Here's how you can get there.

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.

5 Surprising Reasons You Blew Your Diet

Diets don't fail. People do. Here's how to fix your nutrition, avoid the pitfalls, and succeed.

Dave vs. Dog: Dave's Diet

Powerlifting icon Dave Tate was in trouble. Here’s how John Meadows helped him clean up his diet and get healthy.

Indigo-3G - What to Expect

Change the way you handle carbs, change the way you don't store body fat, and change the way you gain muscle. Here’s how.

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.

Turn Food to Muscle, Not Fat

Scientists have discovered a compound that precisely controls nutrients so what you eat literally turns to muscle instead of fat.

How to Train Like a Bad Ass

Back pain got you hobbled up in the corner of the gym? Dust off your manhood and read this article.

10 More Little Known Exercises for Strength and Size

New squat and deadlift techniques, plus killer core exercises and even a couple of forearm movements.

3 Strongmen Discuss Explosiveness

3 nationally-ranked competitors agree it's explosiveness that takes your results to the next level.

10 Unconventional Upper Body Exercises

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

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Front Squat Hand Positions

Christian Thibaudeau teaches three different hand positions for the front squat, making the exercise doable for everyone.

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.

The Tabata Method, Perfected

Four new ways to use the infamous Tabata method, plus some dumb ideas to avoid.

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.