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Improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and look better with your shirt off. Here's how.

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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.

    The Truth About Bodybuilding Arm Measurements

    If you want to know the true size of your arms, measure them correctly. Here's your guide.

    Growth Factor Shoulder Training

    Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

    Training Percentages Made Simple

    Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

    The Legal Performance Enhancer

    Increase work capacity, stimulate protein synthesis, and reduce catabolism. And say goodbye to the hardgainer label.

    4 Big Protein Mysteries Finally Solved

    How much protein should you eat per meal, per day, and during diets? And what kind of protein is best for gains? Answers here.

    Tip: The Easy Way to Boost Your Deadlift

    Blast up a new PR with this plateau-busting training method you can do in a commercial gym.

    The 7 Most Important Lifts

    Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

    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.

    Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

    If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

    Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

    Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

    The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

    Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.

    Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

    For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

    The Very Best Way to Build Triceps

    So, you want to stretch out your sleeves? The problem is, you can't have big arms without big triceps. Here's exactly what will help you build them.

    10 Movements For Explosive Power

    Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

    High-Pull for the Power Look

    This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

    For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

    For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

    Get 20% Better Results From Testosterone

    Are you on doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)? If so, there's a new, healthier, and more effective way to use it. Here's how.

    The Ultimate Shoulder Day

    Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

    The Best Way to Row, Period

    Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

    Build a Thicker Back in 28 Days

    A wide back will separate you from the typical tank-top lifter. But you're going to need more than rows and pull-ups.

    The Set / Rep Bible

    If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

    Tip: A Simple Trick for Building a Bigger Back

    Pull like this to feel your back working like never before.