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Do you turn sideways and disappear? Then you need to work on back thickness. Pull-ups alone won't do it either. Try these exercises.

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Enormous and Strong Legs: The Mountain Dog Way

Most lifters are lacking in the leg department. Why? Because the type of training you have to do for leg growth is brutal. Here’s how to get it done.

The 40-Day Program

Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

Tip: The Very Best Low-Body Mobility Exercise

If you're only going to do one mobility drill to improve your squat, this should be it.

Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

Tip: Fix Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Feel Awesome

Got lower back pain? It could be caused by this common problem. Here's how to fix it.

Tip: Protein Oat Cake for Breakfast

A no-sugar added (lazy AF) recipe for those who would rather be eating than baking.

Tip: Do the Ab Wheel Rollout

This old-school exercise hammers the abs in ways that other abdominal exercises can't. Here's the key to making it work for you.

Superhuman Planks

If you can do anything other than focus on not blacking out while performing a plank, you're doing it wrong.

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  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

    For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

    The Best Muscle-Building Breakfast

    People who want to build muscle and lose fat don't skip breakfast. But what are the best foods to eat? Here's what the experts suggest.

    150 Pound Back Extensions for Glutes & Hams

    Drop the weenie weights, load this exercise heavy, and watch your deadlift PR skyrocket. Oh, and you'll build great glutes and hamstrings.

    The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

    For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

    50 Reps for Size

    Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

    The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

    Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

    How to Build Size and Strength Simultaneously

    Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.

    Back-Friendly Leg Training

    Leg training should push you to your physical limits without crushing your back. Here's the smart way to make it happen.

    Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

    These 4 training methods would kill most guys who think they need to spend two hours in the gym.

    Tip: A Quick Guide to HCG

    Is doctor-prescribed HCG monotherapy better than testosterone replacement therapy? Here's what you need to know.

    Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

    Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

    Guaranteed Muscle Mass

    Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

    10 Secrets to Building Mass

    Ten secrets, eight exercises, and one sweet three-day-a-week program to help you pile on muscle weight fast.