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One-Rule Diets That Work Every Time

Keep it simple and get ripped. Here are 4 one-sentence plans that require a little discipline but not an ounce of overthinking.

Tip: Make Double Chocolate Protein Muffins

It tastes like dessert for breakfast. And you can eat it with your fingers. So why the heck wouldn't you?

Tip: The Right Resveratrol

Boost testosterone and control estrogen with this plant compound. Just use the kind with high bioavailability. Here's what to look for.

Tip: Why Do You REALLY Lift?

To be in it for the long haul, you need to come up with something deeper than just getting bigger or stronger. Here's what to do.

Tip: Scare Yourself Tougher

Here's why you need to do a few things that scare the crap out of you.

6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

Body-Part Splits Are Dead

They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: Don't Be a Gym Marker

It's inconsiderate and everyone thinks you're a wanker. Here's why.

The 11 Best Ways to Build Shoulders

Nothing changes the look of your physique more than well-developed shoulders. We ask our experts for their very best tips for capped delts.

6 Muscle-Building Myths: Debunked!

You can't possibly still believe this stuff... oh wait, you do. Here's the truth about muscle gains and fat loss. Understand the science to upgrade your physique.

Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull

These are both popular and effective ways of organizing your workouts, but which is right for you? Find out here.

Tip: A Back-Friendly Alternative to Bent-Over Rows

You need to be doing more horizontal pulls, but the standard barbell row may be doing more harm than good. Try this instead.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

Complete Guide to Big Biceps & Triceps

If this smart, brutal plan doesn't help you build your biceps and triceps, nothing will. Do it, then go buy some new T-shirts.

Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

Whether you're taking a planned break from training or you're struck by sickness or injury, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent muscle loss.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

8 Minutes to Awesome

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

The 3 Essential Workout Methods for Muscle

There are three training mechanisms that contribute to building muscle. You need to use all of them to grow. Here's how.

The Truth About Soreness

Are you working out to get sore or are you training to get bigger, stronger and leaner? There is a difference.

Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

Two anteriorly loaded squat variations, both with benefits and drawbacks. So which is best for you?

Contrast Training For Power and Explosiveness

Contrast sets are one of the most effective ways to develop power and teach you to accelerate the bar. Here’s how to do them.

A Monstrous Back: The Mountain Dog Way

Does your physique disappear from behind? Coach Meadows says you need a healthy dose of the two P's: perseverance, and pain tolerance.

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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