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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.

Bigger, Better Glutes

The hip thrust is the go-to move for building athletic speed and power, in addition to building a great butt. Here’s how to do it. 

W-i-d-e-r, Real-Man Shoulders

A look back at bodybuilding history plus a great workout for your delts. Check it out.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

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

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

The Reverse Method

Take it easier on your joints and blast through your sticking points with this technique. You'll wish you'd started doing it sooner.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

    Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.

    Bigger by the Numbers

    Your training shouldn't be random. Here's how to get it together, get stronger, and get growing again!

    The Athletic Aesthetic Program

    Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

    Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

    Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

    Get 20% Better Results From Testosterone

    Are you on doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)? If so, there's a new, healthier, and more effective way to use it. Here's how.

    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.

    Tip: Get a Grip for a Better Hamstrings

    Trying to build stronger hamstrings and keep your back healthy? Here's what to do.

    The Healthiest Alcoholic Drinks

    You don't always drink alcoholic drinks, but when you do, you should prefer those that offer a powerful array of nutrients. Like these.

    The New 5x5

    The 5x5 system has been around forever for a reason: it works. But it has its shortcoming. Let's make it even better.

    Strong Traps, Healthy Shoulders

    Everyone does shrugs for traps, but that's the worst exercise choice for some people. Here's how to train traps and keep your shoulders healthy.

    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.

    Tip: How NOT to Train When Dieting

    The way you instinctively want to train when on a cutting plan might be doing more harm than good. Here's why.

    Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

    Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.