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There are really just three basic approaches to getting ripped. The key? Identifying which strategy works best for you. Here's how to do it.

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Tip: Crunch and Cry!

Let's forget all that functional training stuff for a while and just build an eye-catching six-pack. Try this drop set.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

Tip: Do This Exercise FIRST on Back Day

Some of your back muscles are functionally shortened. Doing this movement first will get them ready for smooth, heavy lifting.

Tip: The Most Brutal Hamstring Exercise

Hit the back of your legs with this move. No weights required.

Tip: The Most Underrated Conditioning Exercise

You did it as a kid. Here's why it needs to make a comeback.

5 Scientific Reasons to Eat Carbs

Without enough carbs, thyroids get lazy and muscles look flat and become hard to grow. Don't get mad, low-carbers. Just get the facts here.

The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

Tip: Start Leg Day With This Movement

This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts to come.

The Exercise That Was Condemned by Everybody

Screw the exercise-phys majors. Screw the functional movement gurus. This exercise should never have been kicked off the starting roster.

Tip: The Most Brutal Smith Machine Exercise

Want big, nasty quads? Do this exercise. Is it functional? Yes, it functions to build big, nasty quads.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

5 Things Big Strong Guys Do

Here are five habits of highly effective lifters that you should adopt. Or just keep sucking. It's up to you.

Tip: Eat Used Coffee Grounds and Lose Fat?

Believe it or not, it can reverse many of the side effects of a bad diet, including obesity, high blood pressure, and inflammation.

Building the Complete Yoke

This program will build your traps, rear delts, and neck, but also your other yoke muscles.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

4 Reasons You're Not Gaining Muscle

If your gains won't budge despite your best efforts, you may be making one of the four biggest muscle-building blunders. Fix them and grow.

Tip: You're Doing Lateral Raises Wrong

It's a common form mistake and an easy fix. Here's how to do it right for better results.

How to Lose 10 Pounds of Fat, Forever

You aren't fat, but you'd like to lose about 10 pounds to better show off those muscles. Here are the best tips from our experts.

The Full-Body Dumbbell Workout Program

Got some dumbbells? Then you'll never miss a workout. Do this full-body plan every other day.

Testosterone, Body Composition, and Sex

Tired? Getting fat? Having issues in the bedroom? Here's everything a man needs to know about hormones, drugs, supplements, and his willy.

Tip: A Better Way to Supercharge Your Coffee

Less Anxiety, Better Cognition, Better Health

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.

Tip: Work Glutes While Brushing Your Teeth

When your glutes won't activate during lower body exercises, they start to get soft and shapeless. Here's a simple way to keep them round and hard.

Big, Thick, Chunky Ab Training

Abs aren't really made in the kitchen... unless that's where you train. You have to build them like any other muscle. Here's how.