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How to Use Linear Periodization

Legendary lifters used linear progression to break records. It's time to revisit that proven method.

In Defense of Deficit Deadlifts

Is the deficit deadlift a dangerous exercise, or is it a safe way to build super strength? Answer here.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps, and Shoulders

Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.

Building a Biceps Peak

Can you really add a peak to your biceps? Well, you can certainly add some new size if you train the long head. Here’s how.

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

The Mineral Deficiency Epidemic

Not getting enough of these five minerals affects testosterone production, protein synthesis, energy levels, and carb utilization. Let's fix that.

Tip: Another Jaw-Dropping Benefit of Creatine

It seems there's no limit to what this inexpensive supplement can do for you, performance-wise and health-wise.

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.

3 Lessons From Bodybuilding Legend Bill Pearl

Bill Pearl is widely acknowledged as the first thinking man's bodybuilder. Here are three things you can learn from him about building muscle.

How To Build Meaty Hamstrings

Are your hammies on the puny side even though you train them? Here's how to build them with science and sweat.

Ugly Ab Training

Forget about trying to build pretty abs with crunches. Instead, build nasty-strong abs and they'll look great too. Here's how.

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    The Insulin Advantage

    Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

    The Simple Diet

    Getting lean is simple, just not easy. Here are some uncomplicated rules to follow about food, cheat meals, and more.

    More Reps, Bigger Legs

    High-rep leg training isn't for everyone - just the guys who want to be the biggest, strongest mofos in the weight room.

    Should You Trust Steroid-Using Trainers?

    It's a controversial topic, and the answer isn't as black or white as you might think. Here's what you really need to know.

    Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

    These 4 training methods would kill most guys who think they need to spend two hours in the gym.

    Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

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

    The 4 Dumbest Things Beginners Do

    Newbies often waste their first year or two of training. They should be taking advantage of this magical time. Here's what to avoid and what to do instead.

    150 Pound Back Extensions for Glutes & Hams

    Drop the weenie weights, load this exercise heavy, and watch your deadlift PR skyrocket. Oh, and you'll build great glutes and hamstrings.

    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 These Waist-Widening Exercises

    Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

    Deadlifts: Which Type is Best For You?

    Everyone has a favorite deadlift - the one they're strongest at. Here's how to figure out which one you should be doing.

    Traps Are the New Abs

    Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.