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Myofibrillar Growth & Conditioning – The Program

Use high-intensity repeat training (HIRT) to build striated muscle, boost athletic strength, and develop machine-like endurance.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

The Squat: 10 Damn Good Tips

Squats aren't all that simple, but these recommendations are. Get under the bar and squat right with these tips.

The Cure for Puny Arms

Think you know everything about arm training? Think again. Check out these proven techniques for biceps, triceps, and forearms.

How to Eliminate Love Handles & Muffin Tops

A fat waist is symptomatic of insulin insensitivity. You need to attack it with a combo of specific eating strategies, diet, exercise, and supplements. Here's how.

10 Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

Women get curves by building muscle. They show those curves by losing body fat. Why then are they doing everything to make both those things so damn hard?

The Best Cardio for Hardcore Lifters

Not everyone likes cardio or metcon, but everyone needs some form of it. So what's best for people who'd rather be lifting? We asked our pros.

Tip: Dump the Seated Leg Extension, Do This Instead

Most standard leg exercises are "missing" a very important quad muscle. Here's how to target it to build stronger legs.

Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

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: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

Tip: Use the Ladder Method

Accumulate volume, manage fatigue and get strong with this smart training method. Here's how.

Tip: Do Band Pull-Aparts

Here are three ways to do this exercise that'll build your back, make your shoulders feel good, and even boost your bench press.

9 Reasons Couples Should Work Out

You want harmony? You want love? You want great sex? Then get your partner to start working out with you.

Ab Training Made Simple

You only need two or three exercises to build your abs. The trick is to choose the right exercises and breathe correctly while doing them. Here's how.

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  • Dips: The Upper Body Squat

    Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.

    8/6/3 For Size and Strength

    This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

    Seven Metabolic Finishers to Burn Fat

    Burn body fat, improve conditioning, and make each workout an ass kicking success. Here’s how.

    The Russian Approach to Size and Strength

    Strength coach JP Catanzaro goes behind the former Iron Curtain for a periodized approach to unprecedented levels of size and strength.

    The 25 Method

    Forget about traditional sets and reps. This method works better and can be used for strength or hypertrophy. Get the programs here.

    Pull-Ups Gone Wild

    Make pull-ups and chin-ups fun again. Build size and strength with these five challenging variations.

    3 Capsules for Perfect Sleep

    Chill out, reduce nighttime anxiety, and get the best sleep of your life. You'll lose fat easily and produce more testosterone. Here's how.

    The Real Driver of Muscle Growth

    A 6-month long study used experienced lifters to pinpoint what amount of volume would build the most muscle and strength. Here's what they found.

    Tip: How to Fill In Your Biceps Gap

    Even if you didn't inherit the best genetics for big arms, this superset will make a visual impact.