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The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

Is a 300-Pound Bench Rare?

Is a 300-pound bench press as rare as a 21-year-old Swedish lingerie model who loves watching football and rough and tumble pillow fights with her twin sister?

How to Design a Damn Good Program - Part 1

The smart lifter’s guide to writing the best training program for his needs and goals. Check it out.

The Ultimate Shoulder Day

Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

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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    Concurrent Training: The Ultimate Cardio Strategy

    Get stronger and increase your work capacity and cardiovascular health at the same time. Here's your plan.

    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.

    Growth Factor Shoulder Training

    Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

    The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

    Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

    The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

    A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

    8 Minutes to Awesome

    What would happen if you did push-ups and bodyweight squats every day?

    Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

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

    Reawaken Your Rhomboids

    Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

    Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

    Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.

    Top Priority for Lower Traps

    Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

    The Waterbury Method

    A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.

    The New Rules of Over-40 Lifting

    Everything most young coaches tell you about over-40 training is wrong. Here's why and what to do instead.

    30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

    Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

    Tip: The 5 Squat Commandments

    How much should you be able to squat? That info and more here.

    Pull-Ups Vs. Chin-Ups

    We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.

    Training Frequency and Rest Periods

    How often should you train? How long should you rest between sets? Get the answers here.