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The Athletic Aesthetic Program

Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

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

Spot Reduction is Real

You’ve heard wrong. You CAN target fatty areas of the body. Here’s how.

The Bodyweight Workout for Big Guys

Big? Check! Strong? Check! Now it's time to move like an athlete, ramp up your conditioning, and feel incredible. Here's exactly how to do it.

Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

Bodybuilding for Strength Athletes

You won't continue making strength gains unless you're making some size gains too. Bring up your lifts by building more muscle. Here's the plan.

Tip: The Mineral That Treats Depression & Anxiety

If you're low in this mineral it could bring on the symptoms of depression or make them worse. Here's what you need to know.

Honest Advice About Steroids

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

The Very Best Way to Build Triceps

So, you want to stretch out your sleeves? The problem is, you can't have big arms without big triceps. Here's exactly what will help you build them.

The Cure for Puny Calves

Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.

Tip: Nail Your Upper Glutes

Train your maximus, but don't forget about your medius. Hit the upper glutes hard with this unique exercise variation.

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.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

Tip: Do the Dumbbell Snatch

Increase power and boost athleticism with this explosive exercise that can be done in any gym.

Deconstructing the Deadlift

There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

6 Biceps Exercises You Should Be Doing

Many lifters are making a big mistake when training biceps. They're "missing" parts of the muscle! Are you? If so, these exercises will get you growing again.

The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation

The push-pull training split has been building slabs of muscle for generations. But can it be improved? You bet. Here's how.

Better Than Thrusters

Barbell thrusters are known for hypertrophy + heart-pounding intensity, but they have a lot of drawbacks. Here are two better methods.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.

Back Squats Vs. Box Squats

The box squat doesn't get all that much respect, but in this match-up, it's the Rocky Balboa of the squat world.

Escalating Density Training: Revisited

With EDT, sets and reps don't matter. Just pick two exercises, set your stopwatch, and get to work. Check it out.