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The 30 Second Mobility Cure

The quick drill will make you stronger, more flexible, and more resilient…instantly. Check it out.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

4 Weeks to Big Arms

You can lie to yourself and say big arms aren't important to you. Or, you can follow this program for a month and finally build them.

Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

The Dragon Flag

Forget all these fancy core exercises. Here's an old-school classic that will hammer your core into submission.

  • Abs
  • Conditioning 101

    You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.

    11 Training Tips for the Skinny Fat Ectomorph

    Skinny fat: it's the perfect storm of piss-poor male physical characteristics. Here's what to do if you were dealt this bum hand.

    Gironda's 8x8 Training

    This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

    Build Your Own Sled

    Think pulling a sled is child's play? Get off that motorized hamster wheel and start getting leaner, stronger, and healthier.

    The Truth about Training Frequency

    How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

    5 Ways to Improve Insulin Sensitivity

    The most important part of getting lean and building muscle is getting your body to use the hormone insulin more efficiently. Here’s how to do it.

    Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

    After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

  • Abs
  • Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

    Fat loss workouts don't have to be drawn out and boring. In fact, the best ones last only four minutes.

    Bodybuilding's Forgotten Muscle Builder

    This exercises was the original go-to movement for upper-body mass and strength, and it still offers major benefits for bodybuilders. Check it out.

    The Truth About CrossFit

    Is CrossFit a cult? Are its workouts insane? We answer those questions, and many more, in this investigation.

    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 Truth About Bulking

    There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

    18 Tips for Bulletproof Knees

    Here’s how to fix your achy knees, prevent injury, and keep the squats coming. Check it out.

    Inferno: My Week on DNP

    I remember when I was still at University, earning my degree in English, and had to read <i>Dante's Inferno</i>. For anyone who isn't familiar with this story, it's about the author's three-day descent into Hell, guided by his greatest inspiration, the Latin poet Virgil.

    The Waterbury Method

    A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.

    The “One Lift a Day” Program

    The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.

    Exercises You've Never Tried 8

    Here are eight exercises you've probably never tried. Shake up your next workout.

    Mr. Hypertrophy

    An Interview with Bryan Haycock

    The Top Ten Triceps Exercises

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