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Core Confusion

You don't need ab exercises, just squat and deadlift, right? Wrong! Turns out the studies were misinterpreted. Here's what really hits your core.

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  • Pyramid Method For Strength & Muscle

    Pyramids are simple, logical, effective, and they just feel right. Here’s how to do them for best results.

    Hang Clean For Total Body Power

    How do you train nearly 200 muscles in your body with one, easy to learn lift? You perform the hang clean. Here's the simple way to do it.

    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.

    Leg Curl First, Squat Later

    Squats rule, but doing hamstring curls first will make your legs even bigger and your squats even stronger. Here’s why.

    The Answer for Massive Calves

    To build a set of standout calves, you need to think outside the box. Here’s how.

    Conditioning 101

    You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.

    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.

    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?

    Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

    Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

    Total Body Training

    Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

    Thick and Wide: The Back Solution

    Here's how to get a thick, wide back... and why what you're doing now is probably holding back your gains.

    How To Make Any Diet Work

    If you've tried and failed to get lean, you need a different approach. Here's how to really get ripped, whatever diet you choose.

    Everyone Should Use Creatine

    Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

    Concurrent Training: The Ultimate Cardio Strategy

    Get stronger and increase your work capacity and cardiovascular health at the same time. Here's your plan.

    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.

    The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

    Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.

    CrossFit for Meatheads

    Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

    Tip: Train Legs. Then Train This Body Part

    Pairing this body part with leg training will make it grow bigger and stronger in a short amount of time.

    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.

    Tip: Nail Your Upper Glutes

    Train your maximus, but don't forget about your medius. Hit the upper glutes hard with this unique exercise variation.

    8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

    Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.

    Tip: Nuts. You're Eating Them Wrong

    Here's why, plus much healthier ways to buy your nuts and make them taste awesome.

    Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull

    These are both popular and effective ways of organizing your workouts, but which is right for you? Find out here.