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It takes a special breed of animal to be able to deadlift 3X his bodyweight. Here's how to become one.

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4 Things You Don't Know About TRT

Testosterone replacement therapy is getting more common, but there's still a lot of ignorance out there. Let's smash it.

The 11 Best Ways to Build Shoulders

Nothing changes the look of your physique more than well-developed shoulders. We ask our experts for their very best tips for capped delts.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

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

Bench, Squat and Deadlift: How Often?

Most people train the big lifts once or twice per week. But the strongest people in the world use a much higher frequency. Here’s what you can learn from them.

How to Train For Power

To dominate the field of play or just kick some serious butt in the gym, you have to develop raw power. Here's how.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. 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.

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.

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.

Ian's Top 10 Mass Makers

Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

Nonstop Natural Gains: The Neuro Typing System

The future of training is here. Your neurological type determines what kind of workouts you should be doing for maximum results. Learn your type now.

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.

The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

Big. Scary. Delts.

If you want to grow your delts, you've got to train them often, but you've also got to be smart about it. Here’s how.

8/6/3 For Size and Strength

This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

Effective Training for Busy Men

Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

Eat to Get Big Without Getting Fat

Use this lean mass calculator and diet plan to build muscle without having to pull the fat pants out of the closet.

10 Reasons Bodybuilders Are Bigger Than Powerlifters

They both lifts weights. They both train hard. They both use drugs at the pro levels. So why are bodybuilders more jacked than powerlifters?

Leg Press vs. Squat: The Final Chapter

It's a battle practically as old as bodybuilding, but the exercise efficiency guy settles the argument once and for all.

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.