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16 Proven Ways to Build Muscle

Bored? Stuck in a rut? Here are 16 surefire workout protocols to jumpstart your training, get you motivated, and build more muscle.

Stop Trying to Look Like Someone Else!

Training to look like someone else is pointless. Instead, try to look like you... at your best. Here's how.

The 5 Worst Types of Trainers

Like any occupation, the fitness biz has its share of morons and downright delusional characters. Here's how to spot them.

8 Ways to Never Get Injured Again

Got nagging injuries? Stop working through them and start preventing them in the first place. Here's how.

Gay Bashers: Even Gayer Than Bodybuilding?

Why are bodybuilding fans and gym rats often the most homophobic people around? Time to call them out.

Build Your Backside, Destroy the Competition

If you're like most lifters, your glutes, hams, and lower back are lagging. Bring 'em up to perform better, get faster, be stronger, and look hotter.

Chest-Con: The Vigneault Challenge

Got muscular endurance? Test it with this challenge. You'll hate it... but love it later.

Clean Eating and Biscotti

This Italian cookie recipe is "clean" but it's so tasty you'll feel dirty eating it. And those are the best kinds of foods to eat to lose fat.

The Zombie Apocalypse Workout

They're coming. Are you ready? You'll need to be strong and athletic to survive. Do this program or die.

From Bodybuilding Geek to CrossFit Newb

Bodybuilding might make you look athletic, but does it make you an athlete? Confessions of a hypertrophy addict in a CrossFit gym.

How to Train for Fighting

Are you trying to throw a punch or are you playing patty cake? Here's how to develop raw, devastating power.

Fat Shame Yourself

Are you fat? Maybe you should be shamed. But don't let some jerk do it to you. Do it yourself, then do something about it.

A New Way to Trigger Fast Muscle Growth

Squeeze a loaded muscle and follow it with full-range reps. Why? You'll build a ton of new muscle. Here's the plan.

10 Dumb Ways to Use Smart Workout Tools

Kettlebells, chains, sleds, stability balls, and foam rollers fill the gym. Should you use them? Yes. But not like a jackass.

How to Lift Forever: 5 Mandatory Exercises

Love lifting? Want to keep doing it for life? Then you need to balance your workouts and fix your posture with these five exercises.

3 Training Methods Athletes Screw Up

All three of these training methods are valid. Problem is, they're being misused by dumb coaches and ignorant athletes. Are you one of them?

No More Training Cults

Stop looking for a fitness cult to join. Start thinking for yourself.

Why We Lift

They say you can't chase two rabbits. But don't let the metaphors fool you. It's absolutely possible to achieve more than one objective under the iron.

5 New Ways to Use a Foam Roller

Think your foam roller is just for warm-ups and mobility? Think again. How to use it to build muscle and get stronger.

6 Mistakes Experienced Lifters Make

You're not the lifter you think you are if you're still making these mistakes.

Fix Your Metabolism With Weight Training

It's an easy to trap to fall into: poor diet planning combined with too much of the wrong kind of training. Here's how to repair the damage.

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Mark Dugdale "I Go to War!" Video

Check out Mark Dugdale in the new Biotest commercial, and let us know what you think.

3 Ways to Power Up Your Glutes

Build superhero legs and glutes by combining three powerful cues while squatting or deadlifting.

Omega-7: The Lifter's Fatty Acid

Want to be leaner, healthier, and build more muscle? Get more Omega-7's in your diet. Here's why, plus the foods you need to eat.