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    Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

    What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

    Keep Estrogen Under Control

    If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

    The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises

    A guide to mastering and progressing the GHR, Nordic ham curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.

    5 Studies to Fire Up Your Diet

    Spankin' new studies about junk food, motivation, and diet psychology to help you get ripped and stay that way.

    The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

    Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.

    6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

    Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

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    Tip: Warm-Up With Multi-Directional Plate Lunges

    This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts.

    Bench More to Bench More

    Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.

    Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

    Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

    Reg Park's 5x5 Program

    The proven way to build both size and strength that’s been working since 1960. Here’s how to do it.

    The Get Shredded Diet

    This diet plan is extreme. It's extremely strict and extremely tough. But it also works extremely well. You'll be shocked by how fast you drop body fat.

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    Tip: The Suitcase Lunge

    Bulletproof your body with this lunge variation. Perform alternating lunges while holding the weight on one side only.

    The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

    A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

    Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

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

    The Best Damn High Volume Workout Plan for Natties

    Not on steroids? Grow anyway with this smart training approach.

    Built For Battle

    A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

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    Tip: Supinate for Bigger Biceps

    Want bigger arms? Do the twist: supinate at the top. Here's how.

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    Tip: Master the Sliding Lunge

    Use this technique to make your regular barbell and dumbbell lunges work even better.

    The 4 Best Ways to Lunge

    The regular ol' forward lunge is actually the least effective. Check out these superior variations for leg strength.

    2 Times a Week for Twice the Gains

    You've heard of high-frequency strength training. But what about low frequency? Cut your gym time in half and still make gains. Here's how.

    Baseball and Bad Men

    A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

    Unpopular Opinion: Your TRT is a Steroid Cycle

    Some men on testosterone replacement therapy are being dishonest. What they're really on is a weak steroid cycle. Here are the facts.

    The Absolute Best Way to Build Quads

    It's one of the toughest muscle groups to build. We ask 10 experts for their single best tip for building quads. Check out their answers.

    Tip: Do the Step-Through Lunge

    Walking lunges, backward lunges, static lunges... you've tried them all. But we bet you've never tried this. Check it out.