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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.

Hamstring Hell: Sliding Leg Curls

Sliding leg curls look easy... until you try them. For brutally fast hypertrophy gains, they're hard to beat.

Ten Thousand Swings to Fat Loss

What happens when you perform a thousand kettlebell swings a day for ten days? Some pretty amazing things actually. Check this out.

The 4 Mandatory Lifting Movements

Check this out before you DIY your workout plan. Choose a lift from each section and get ready to dominate.

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.

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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  • Tip: This Works as Well as Intermittent Fasting

    Which is best, regular calorie restriction, intermittent fasting, or time-restricted fasting? A meta-analysis reveals surprising answers.

    Tip: The Carnivore Diet is Dumb

    Is an all-meat diet healthy or is it just the latest diet fad for unstable people who need attention? Let's break it down.

    The Very Best Upper-Body Exercise

    Nail your lats, chest, triceps, delts, and abs with one exercise. Here are 8 new and improved ways to do it.

    The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period!

    Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.

    The 5 Best One-Arm Exercises

    Adding a few unilateral exercises to your program will help you build more muscle and strength, and keep you injury-free. Here are five to try.

    The 5 Most Effective Deadlift Alternatives

    Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.

    Tip: Cutting Phase 101

    Use these quick guidelines for protein, carb, and fat intake the next time you're trying to get down to 10% body fat or less.

    The Complete Power Look Program

    The look of power cannot be faked. Here's how to build a body that has the "go" to back up the "show".

    Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

    For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

    Westside for Skinny Bastards 1

    Skinny? Interested in packing on muscle mass and having the strength to back it up? This program is for you.

    Tip: Two Mandatory Core Tests for Lifters

    Here's how to tell if your core strength is holding back your big lifts.

    The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

    Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.

    American Sniper Workout

    For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

    Fasted Cardio Eats Muscle

    When most people diet and train for fat loss, they lose a lot of muscle too. That's dumb and totally unnecessary. Here's how to avoid it.

    A Calorie Is Sometimes Not A Calorie

    A calorie is a calorie. Just eat less and exercise more. That's what they say. And here's why they're dead wrong.

    The 1000-Rep Arm Workout

    This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?

    Tip: How to Not Be Chubby

    It takes a lot of work to get ripped, but going from flabby to average? Not too tough. Here's your plan. No calorie counting required.

    6 Challenges You Must Accept and Beat

    Think you're an alpha male? Here are some brutal challenges that might make you feel like a poodle. Wearing a pink bow.