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How I Finally Got Muscle to Grow - Phase 1

I love lifting heavy, but you need a lot more than that to develop the muscular hypertrophy of a bodybuilder.

6 Ball-Busting Finishers

If your idea of conditioning is doing some treadmill "work," then try these high-octane fat-burning finishers.

High-Performance, No BS Correctives

Perform better with corrective work focusing on the five basic human movements, tonic and phasic muscles, and regressions.

20 Minute Strength & Power Workouts

Here's how to use demanding 20-minute workouts to build a strong, powerful body... or die trying.

The Secret to Ab Training

Master this little trick and even the most intense abdominal exercises will suddenly become way more effective.

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  • Action Offends The Inactive

    A funny thing happens when you try to better yourself: other people try to stop you. Here’s why and how to deal with them.

    6 Heavy Bench Press Lessons

    Shoulder pressing versus benching, avoiding injuries, the right grip to use, and why you should never miss a rep.

    Finding Your Big 3 Lifts

    Powerlifters have to bench, squat, and deadlift. But what if you just want to impress the ladies when your clothes come off?

    Sprinting for Muscle

    Here's how sprinting can make you stronger, leaner, and more muscular.

    CrossFit, Kevin Ogar, and Questions

    A CrossFit athlete severs his spine during a competition. Freak accident or something that could have been prevented?

    Maximal Fat Loss, Minimal Equipment

    Combine minimal equipment and tons of groundwork for brutally effective fat-loss exercise combinations. Here’s how.

    Lessons from Football

    Grinders win, greatness is planned, and your attitude determines everything. Works in the NFL and it'll work for you.

    High Pull Blitz

    Gain 10 pounds of muscle by doing just one full body exercise? It can work, if you've got the guts to try it.

    Micro-PA Activates Hypertrophy

    Stimulate muscle growth by activating mTOR, which is the master enzyme responsible for muscle protein synthesis.

    Intermittent Fasting Kills Muscle

    Study shows fasted training halts muscle gains, even when using BCAA.

    8 Exercise Variations for New Growth

    Trigger muscle growth with challenging variations of the chin-up, push-up, dip, and more!

    3 Things You Need to Unlearn

    Body fat percentage, full body workouts, somatotypes. Are your ideas about these things holding back your progress?

    Fasting: Sound Science, Behavioral BS

    While intermittent fasting has some benefits, it can easily lead to muscle loss, fat gain, and even disordered eating. Here’s what gurus won’t tell you.

    Identify Weak Points and Destroy Them

    To reach your training goals, you first have to identify the "kingpins" that are holding you back, then remove them.

    Weird Workouts That Really Work

    Shake up your training with Tabata for biceps, eccentric roll-outs for abs, and speed push-ups.

    Does Lifting Boost Testosterone?

    Does manipulating your hormone levels through exercise actually lead to more muscle? Or is that Broscience 101?

    The Paleo Hybrid Diet

    A “paleo” foundation plus some starchy foods and workout nutrition. Is this the most effective approach a lifter can follow?

    7 Ways to Dominate the Pull-Up

    Build muscle and get gorilla strong with these unique chin-up and pull-up tips and exercise variations.

    Explode Your Deadlift

    The difference between a stalled deadlift and a new PR is explosiveness. Here's how to start pulling like a pro.