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5 Critical Training Mistakes

How many of the following training mistakes do you make on a regular basis? The answer may shame you.

7 Hard Truths About Lifting

Here are seven training tenets that have worked for over 30 years. Have you adopted them all?

The Hidden Fat Loss Hormones

These little known hormones can make or break your ability to lose fat and keep it off. Here's what you need to know to control them.

Nonlinear Periodization for Size and Strength

Manipulate your training to accommodate for how you feel on a given day. If strict programming has been holding you back, do this instead.

Tip: The Most Neglected Chest Exercise

For pure size gains, many bodybuilders have forgotten about this pec-building staple.

Tip: Fix Your Hips, Fix Your Back Pain

Take this test to check your mobility, then learn how to fix it if there's a problem.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

The New 8-Minute Fat Burners

Who's got time to dick around with fat-burning routines that take, like, forever? Add one of these to the end of your regular workout.

Mastering the Snatch

The snatch is one of the toughest Olympic lifting movements to learn, but this guide will get you started.

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

Want Big Arms? Stop Wasting Your Time!

You've spent 6 months trying to add a quarter inch to your arms. Dr Darden has just one question: “Why take 6 months to do it when you could do the same thing in 2 weeks?” Here's how...

How to Lose 10 Pounds of Fat, Forever

You aren't fat, but you'd like to lose about 10 pounds to better show off those muscles. Here are the best tips from our experts.

Tip: Can't Do This? Then Hold Off on Bench Presses

Pass this relative strength test with flying colors before you bench press. Many people can't, even if they think they can.

Ladies, 6 Reasons NOT To Compete

Bodybuilding stages are booming with herds of women. Are you planning to be one of them? Before you go any further, read this.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

Build Brutal Leg Thickness

If you're interested in putting size on your legs, it's time to start loving the often ignored and much-maligned leg press again.

Old-School Muscle

Here's how Jones Trained Viator for the 1971 Mr. America

Keep Kicking Ass After 40

Everything you need to know about training, diet, and supplements to help you keep kicking butt after age 40.

Tip: Stretch This Muscle and Feel Awesome

Sit a lot at work? Then your glutes and core are going to get weak. Here's an exercise to fix that.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

Tip: Painful Training: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

Does it really take a lot of pain to get a lot of gain? Here's the truth.