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The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

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

The Periodization Bible - Part 1

Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

Tip: The Ultimate Forearm Finisher

Unless you're a genetic freak, you need a little direct training to really get those forearms to pop. Try this.

High-Rep Deadlifts Are Dead

All those benefits people think they're getting from high-rep deads? They're not. But there is something you can do to make those gains.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

Tip: The Right & Wrong Way to Do Weighted Push-Ups

Loaded push-ups with plates or bands are awesome... if you get the resistance in the right place. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.

The 5 Best One-Arm Exercises

Adding a few unilateral exercises to your program will help you build more muscle and strength, and keep you injury-free. Here are five to try.

A Quick Guide to Perfect Dips

The best chest exercise isn't the bench press. It's the dip. Here's how to do it right for big pecs, strong triceps, and healthy shoulders.

How To Do One-Arm Pull-Ups

You know you want to be able to crank out a few. Here's your complete guide to mastering one of the most respected bodyweight exercises.

10 Great Things About Lifting Weights

If your friends and family don't understand why you spend all that time in the gym, send them this.

Superhuman Planks

If you can do anything other than focus on not blacking out while performing a plank, you're doing it wrong.

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  • 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.

    5 Things You Can Train Everyday

    Think you've gotta wait a few days before training some muscles again? Nope. Make gains faster. Here's what thrives with frequency.

    Tip: High-Dose TRT or Mild Steroid Cycle?

    Some docs are prescribing larger dosages of T for men with low test. But is this TRT or an actual steroid cycle? Is it safe? Info here.

    The Aggressive Diet for Natural Guys

    How low in calories can you go to drop fat rapidly without losing muscle or tanking your testosterone levels? Here's the exact math you need.

    Tip: Shark Habits and Pirate Maps

    Use these two tools to increase discipline, boost mental toughness, and get more done.

    5/3/1 for Hardgainers

    This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

    The Planet Fitness Nightmare

    Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

    The 915 Workout Program

    A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.

    Build Your Own Sled

    Think pulling a sled is child's play? Get off that motorized hamster wheel and start getting leaner, stronger, and healthier.