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5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.

Build Muscle With Heavy Singles

Heavy singles build strength, but they can also build freakish size if you know how to combine 3 different growth factors.

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.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

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

Get Bigger, Feel Better: 7 Smart Exercises

There's no point in strength training if you're always hurt. Get jacked AND healthy with these joint-friendly lifts.

Tip: Smashing an Overhead Press Plateau

Here's what to do when the barbell just refuses to go up.

Merry Christmas, Bob

Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

Lifter's Elbow: The Cause & The Cure

Three common things you probably do in the gym that will wreck your elbows, plus a few smart tricks that'll fix you right up.

Mountain Dog Arms

Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

Test Your Grit: 3 Challenges

Shake up your workout and take one of these three tough challenges. Ask a friend to join you… or an enemy.

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.

The Top Ten Triceps Exercises

The best exercises for big, strong triceps. Are you using them? Check out this list.

Tip: The Truth About Behind the Neck Pressing

It's terrible... but only if you already have bad posture and shoddy shoulders. Here's why, plus how to fix those issues.

The 6 Stages of Transformation

How does a person go from couch potato to shredded beast? In 6 behavioral stages. What stage are you in? Will you make it to the final stage?

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

Volume Training for Size & Strength

If your gains have stalled, it's probably because you're missing one thing in your workouts: volume. Here's how to intelligently add it.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

Overhead Press Your Body Weight

Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.

Tip: How to Test & Improve Overhead Flexibility

Can you really overhead press safely without compensation? Here's how to find out.