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The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

Bodybuilding's Most Controversial Exercise

Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?

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.

Hard Body Training for Women

Lean. Hard. Strong. These workouts combine explosive training, metcon, and a unique concept where you train the same muscles two days in a row.

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

Tip: The Best Exercise Order for Triceps

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

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.

5 Critical Training Mistakes

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

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.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

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.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains

If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

Tip: The Healthiest Snack Food

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

The Colorado Experiment: Fact or Fiction

It's one of the greatest bodybuilding stories ever told. And people have been talking about it for over 40 years. But is it true? Here's the real story, written by a man who actually knows.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

The Get Shredded Diet

This diet plan is extreme. It's extremely strict and extremely tough. But it also works extremely well. You'll be shocked by how fast you drop body fat.

The Ugly Truth About Ketogenic Diets

You've heard the hype about ketogenic diets, but do you know how it really affects performance and muscle? Find out here.

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.

How To Build A Tight, Rock-Hard Waist

Shrink your waist, maximize strength, and crush the big lifts with these core training techniques.

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