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Get Big Again: Your Return-To-Action Plan

Taking time off from the gym isn't a setback... as long as you come back with the right plan. Here it is.

The Best Damn Diet For Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't train like drug users, and they shouldn't diet like them either. Here's your dietary playbook, natties!

The Hard Body Workout Plan

How do you get shredded while maintaining muscle mass, strength, and athleticism? With these two training methods.

Tip: Fix Your Cranky Elbows and Sad Arms

Is elbow pain interfering with your arm training? Try this.

Tip: The Lifter's 10-Minute Warm-up

Get your blood flowing, activate your muscles, and prime your CNS in three quick steps.

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Tip: The Frog Pump

This glute bridge variation activates the glutes like nothing else. Great for warming up for hip thrusts or used as a finisher.

Fix Your Bench Press, Deadlift, and Front Squat

Make these lifts feel right and stop the hurting. Try these smart modifications.

Neural Charge Training

I've found nothing that works better than Neural Charge Training at increasing the rate of gains and enhancing recovery. You want to experience that? Here's how.

Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Turn Rest Days Into Growth Days

You're thinking about off days all wrong. And that wrong thinking is the reason you're dissatisfied with your progress in the gym. Here's how to get growing again.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

6 Questions About Tempo Training

When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

Anterior Core Training

Real core training, real simple. The best exercises and exercise progressions for your abs.

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  • 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.

    The Lost Art of Hamstring Training

    Most people, even lifters, have weak hamstrings. Here’s why and how to get them bigger and stronger.

    Canadian Cannons

    Build Bulging Biceps the Quebec Way!

    German Volume Training 2000

    German Volume Training worked great, but it had some drawbacks. Check out the updated version of this famously brutal training plan.

    Tip: Build Delts With Your Own Bodyweight

    Add this underrated pressing move to your next upper-body workout.

    Tip: Real Core Strength, No Fluff

    This bodyweight exercise might be too advanced for you. Check it out.

    Tip: How Hardcore People Screw Up Their Diet Plan

    You're dedicated and disciplined. Awesome. Now it's time to be smart too. Don't make this common fat-loss mistake.

    The New 5x5

    The 5x5 system has been around forever for a reason: it works. But it has its shortcoming. Let's make it even better.

    Get Inside-Out Peeled

    Every lifter should get completely ripped at least once. Don't think you can do it? You can. Here's how.

    30 Days of Deadlifts: 11-20

    Ten more awesome tips and cues for the most proven strength-building lift on the planet.