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Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

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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.

50 Reps for Size

Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

Tip: A Quick Guide to HCG

Is doctor-prescribed HCG monotherapy better than testosterone replacement therapy? Here's what you need to know.

Bench More to Bench More

Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

Tip: Another Jaw-Dropping Benefit of Creatine

It seems there's no limit to what this inexpensive supplement can do for you, performance-wise and health-wise.

Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

These 4 training methods would kill most guys who think they need to spend two hours in the gym.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

Master the Floor Press

The bench press may be everyone's favorite upper body barbell exercise, but its shorter-ranged cousin could be even better.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

Tip: The Landmine Exercise You Need for Hammies

Blast your hamstrings and glutes with this new twist on the RDL.

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.

The Chin-Up Project

Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

12 Hamstrings Exercises for Hardasses

Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.

10 Sneaky Things Making You Fat

You work out. You're trying to improve your diet. And you're still too damn fat. What's going on? Check out this list of tricky body-comp saboteurs.

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

8 Great Rowing Variations

Meadows lists his top 8 rowing variations and ranks them according to compression, range of motion, and contraction.

4 Exercises for a Thick Back

Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

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.