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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.

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The "Can't-Believe-It's-a-Diet" Diet

An easy, week-long diet to quickly drop the pounds you've gained from your social isolation.

The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

8/6/3 For Size and Strength

This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

Ten Killer Splits

Progress stalled? Then you might need a new training split. Here are ten effective ways to organize your training week.

Mass Made Simple

A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

Westside for Skinny Bastards 1

Skinny? Interested in packing on muscle mass and having the strength to back it up? This program is for you.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Arm Measurements

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

Tip: Eat Pie. Build Muscle. Stay Lean.

Need a high-protein breakfast? Need it fast? Want it to be chocolate pie? Try this no-bake recipe.

10 Rules for Building Muscle Without Getting Fat

Here are 10 strategies to help you do what was once thought to be impossible: growing muscle without growing your belly.

5 Strategies for Choosing Exercises

Forget sets, reps, or percentages. Picking the most effective exercises is the foundation for success.

30 Minutes to Mass

Yes, you do have time to train... if you'll make a plan, shut up, and stop socializing. Follow these guidelines and check out the sample programs.

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Tip: The Barbell Ab Rollout

Make the ab rollout even better by lifting your feet up. This takes the hamstrings out of the movement and makes your core work harder.

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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  • Steroids for Bodybuilding

    A practical guide to physique enhancement with pharmaceuticals

    The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

    You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.

    Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

    A lot of people can't do one proper push-up. And YOU may be one of them. Here are the most common problems and how to fix 'em.

    How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

    Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

    The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

    For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

    Tip: The Superior Way to Do Pulldowns

    Here's how to do them to actually build your lats instead of your biceps.

    4 Anabolic Metcon Workouts

    Some lifters avoid conditioning work because they're afraid of losing muscle... and their athleticism and waistlines suffer. Here's the fix.

    How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

    Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

    6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

    The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.