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Tip: Grow Your Quads by 12 Percent in 2 Weeks

A new study shows how you can use ordinary elastic knee wraps to build your legs like never before.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

Tip: Get Shredded Without Losing Muscle

Will getting super lean cost you muscle? It doesn't have to. Here's what to do and how to stop worrying.

4 Great Ab Exercises Nobody Does Right

These popular core exercises are highly effective... if you do them right. Not many people do. Check your form here.

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  • Tip: The 8-Hour Weight Vest Diet

    Science says this will help you lose a pound of fat per week without changing your diet. Details here.

    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?

    The Best Way to Build Traps

    Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.

    Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

    Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

    The Best Damn Diet For Natural Lifters

    Natural lifters shouldn't train like drug users, and they shouldn't diet like them either. Here's your dietary playbook, natties!

    The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

    These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

    Dispelling the Glute Myth

    Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

    Tip: A New, Old Way to Build Massive Quads

    Take this old-school leg builder and make it even better for quad development. Here's how.

    Tip: A New Exercise for Big Shoulders

    Build your delts AND keep them healthy with this challenging new exercise.

    12 Best Alternative Back & Chest Exercises

    Don't let a crowded gym derail your workout. Here's what to do on back and chest day.

    The Single Most Effective Workout Split

    There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

    Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

    Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

    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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  • 10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

    If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

    The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

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

    Thick and Wide: The Back Solution

    Here's how to get a thick, wide back... and why what you're doing now is probably holding back your gains.

    Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

    Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

    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: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

    This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.

    The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

    An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.