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DeFranco Agile 8

A simple warm-up routine that’s helped powerlifters, meatheads, and other anti-mobility dudes feel better and progress faster in their workouts with fewer injuries. Check it out.

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.

Tip: The Healthiest Snack Food

Four reasons to eat more of this stuff, including stronger erections and higher testosterone levels.

Tip: The Best Exercise Order for Triceps

Build your tri's and avoid elbow pain by using this sequence for triceps training.

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.

Tip: 25 Reps for Bigger Legs

When you walk into a room, do people think you're riding a stork? If so, here's the workout method you need.

Hunger: The Definitive Guide

Controlling hunger is the single most important aspect of creating a diet that works for you. Here's the science-backed way to do it.

The Complete Guide to T Replacement

Do you think you have low testosterone? Here's everything you need to know, from symptoms and testing to injecting and what to expect.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Tip: Supersize Your Dumbbells and Barbells

Here's how to make your barbells and dumbbells more effective and build more carryover strength.

5 Ways To Lose Fat While Building Muscle

You want to build muscle but also need to drop some fat? Here are five tricky ways to get it done.

Tip: Cardio for Very Big Lifters

How does one of the world's strongest bodybuilders and powerlifters do cardio? You may be surprised.

Tip: Replace the Abdominal Side Bend

There's a better option. Check it out here.

7 Ways to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Fix this common posture problem. Not only will you look better, but you'll get better results from training.

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

The Two Faces of Cortisol

Think you know all about the "evil" hormone cortisol? Chances are, you've got it all wrong. Here's the truth.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.

5 Reasons You Don't Look Like You Lift

How come some people go to the gym a lot but don't look like it? Probably because they're making these mistakes.

Tip: Two Cardio Workouts That Build Muscle

These untraditional metcon workouts are mixed right into your weight training. Try not to pass out.

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

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.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.