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A Strongman's Guide to Shoulder Health

Love lifting heavy? Then you either have some shoulder issues or you soon will. Follow these 5 steps to get them healthy and keep them healthy.

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

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.

Building a Superhuman Core

Meatheads say, “Just squat and deadlift, bro. That's all the core training you'll ever need.” Too bad they're wrong.

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  • Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.1

    I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

    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!

    A Stretch Routine That's Actually Doable

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

    Do-It-Yourself Myofascial Release

    Burn your foam roller and give the tennis ball to the dog. You're going to learn how to fix sticky muscles and bust up adhesions using nothing but your hands.

    The Get Shredded Diet

    This diet plan is extreme. It's extremely strict and extremely tough. But it also works extremely well. You'll be shocked by how fast you drop body fat.

    Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

    It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

    Honest Advice About Steroids

    Thinking about using? Our experts have some heartfelt advice for you that you won't hear anywhere else.

    Unpopular Opinion: Deadlifts Aren't That Great

    Unless you're a competitive powerlifter, traditional deadlifts are overrated, especially for athletes. Here's why.

    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.

    Tip: The Perfect Number of Sets for Growth

    Don't do more sets and reps than you need to. All it does is eat into your recovery and slow down gains. Details here.

    The X-Physique Program

    Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

    Get Ripped. Get Walking.

    This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

    The Push-Pull Workout

    The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

    Tip: A Cheap, Simple Stack for Healing Injuries

    Combine these two kitchen staples to increase collagen synthesis by 100% in as little as one hour.

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    Tip: Stability Ball Plate Crunch

    To build your abs, you need to add resistance, just like every other muscle group. Here's a great way to do it.

    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.

    Total Core Training for Lifters

    To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

    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.

    Advanced German Volume Training

    One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

    The Hybrid Athlete Program

    Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.