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Tip: The Landmine Exercise You Need for Hammies

Blast your hamstrings and glutes with this new twist on the RDL.

Muscle Up Top, Hustle Down Below

Want a bodybuilder upper body and a linebacker lower body? Here's your program.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

Tip: Fake Natties Are Unethical Losers

Time to call out those punks who can't handle playing by the rules.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

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

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.

2 Mechanisms for Rapid Muscle Growth

Build the most muscle possible with the right stack of tension and metabolic stress. 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.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps, and Shoulders

Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

8 Lies About Testosterone That Need to Die

If men believed all the bad things written and said about testosterone, we'd all castrate ourselves. Luckily, most of what they say is BS.

Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

Ready to get lean but not ready to count every calorie? Here are three things you can start doing today.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

Tip: The GHD Sit-Up – Dangerous or Awesome?

This CrossFit favorite is getting more popular. Is it safe and effective? Well, it depends. Here's what you need to know.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

Protein Will Not Make You Fat

Eat as much protein as you want and it won't turn to fat. In fact, a new study shows it almost all turns to muscle. Check it out.

Olympic Lifting Made Simple

A tested program that will quickly get you dominating on the Olympic lifting platform.

Big Back, Big Chest, Real Fast

Six days each week, do 100 push-ups and 50 pull-ups. Sounds simple and maybe a little crazy, but it works. Get the full plan here.

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 Truth About Rest-Pause Training

If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

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.

Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

The 5 People Every Lifter Needs to Avoid

There are five types of people out there who will ruin your progress in the gym. Here they are, plus five great people you need in your crew.