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Nailing the Overhead Press

Successful overhead pressers lift with violence and hate. Here's all the technique cues you need to add to that aggression, plus a complete overhead press program.

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.

The 5 Most Beneficial Exercises

The best exercise isn't the one that hurts the most, but the one that has the greatest benefit compared to its costs.

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.

The Answer for Massive Calves

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

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

Max Out on Squats Every Day

A closer look at the Broz Olympic Method. Check it out.

Carb Cycling for Fat Loss

Think carb cycling is too damn complicated for real men to follow? Coach Henriques' plan is as simple as it is effective.

A Monstrous Back: The Mountain Dog Way

Does your physique disappear from behind? Coach Meadows says you need a healthy dose of the two P's: perseverance, and pain tolerance.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

12 Truths About Bodybuilding Training

If your main goal is to build big muscles, this is a must read. Check it out.

Tip: Not Probiotics, Not Prebiotics, but Postbiotics

Everything we know about nutrition, metabolism, and immunity is about to be turned on its head.

Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!

50 Reps for Size

Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

Avoid the Trend Traps!

Take a look back at some of the biggest training and diet trends. Did you fall for any of them? Here's what to keep in mind.

Tip: The Important Muscles You Never Think About

Here's how your jaw can affect your posture, performance, and even your hormones.

30 Minutes to Mass

Yes, you do have time to train... if you'll make a plan, shut up, and stop socializing. Follow these guidelines and check out the sample programs.

Tip: The Supplement Cure for Binge Eating

Is that just a cheat meal or do you have an eating disorder? Find out here and learn which supplement can help.

The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.

Tip: The Truth About Muscle Gain & Metabolism

Does building more muscle really boost your metabolism as much as you think it does? Here are the facts.

Tip: 5 Ways to Stay Motivated... Forever

Want to be lifting hard and loving life for the next 50 years? Here's how to do it.

27 Eating Rules to Control Body Fat

Lots of diets can get you lean, but how do you keep body fat in check all year long without being on a diet? We ask our experts about their everyday strategies.

Tip: Compound Chest Training

Double down on those puny pecs and force them to grow. Here's how.

6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.