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For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

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2 Weeks to Shredded

Need to look your absolute best but only have two weeks to do it? We've got the perfect plan for you. Check this out.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

Tip: The Best Way to Use Caffeine

Scientists figure out how much caffeine to ingest before a workout, when exactly to ingest it, and whether habituation is a problem.

American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

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

The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

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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  • 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.

    Steroid Dieting

    Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

    Primer 52: The Program

    Completely reshape your body with this sophisticated and straightforward diet and training plan.

    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.

    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?

    Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

    Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

    The Secret of Loaded Carries

    Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

    Tip: Two Drills to Correct Forward Head Posture

    It can wreck your training... and it makes you look weird. Try these simple drills to fix FHP.

    The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

    Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

    Tip: Avoid the Goal Vampires

    There are people in your life that want to suck out your energy and hold you back. Here's how to spot them and what to do about it.

    Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

    Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.

    The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises

    A guide to mastering and progressing the GHR, Nordic ham curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.

    6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

    A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.

    Hip Belt Squats

    Blast your quads and spare your lower back with this old school strength-training staple. Here’s how.

    Tip: The Best Foods for Sexual Health

    A study of 50,000 men offers up an incredibly simple and tasty way to give you stronger erections.

    The Badass Deadlift Program

    Here's a devastatingly effective (and even fun) deadlift program that makes you want to run to the gym to try it out.

    The Squat: 10 Damn Good Tips

    Squats aren't all that simple, but these recommendations are. Get under the bar and squat right with these tips.