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The shoulders make the physique, they say. Here’s how to finally get yours bigger and stronger.

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One Hundred Gram Carb Cure

Ridiculously simple. Powerfully effective. Get shredded using this one simple guideline. Here’s how.

12 Hamstrings Exercises for Hardasses

Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.

Full Body vs. Split Training

Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.

Tip: The Door Pull-Up

No access to a pull-up bar? No worries. Keep your strength and build your back using... a door. Yep, you read that right.

Real Men Train Their Glutes

Want a stronger, more powerful body? You need a strong butt. Glute-specific training isn't just for the girls. Here's your man-plan.

Tip: The Simplest Strength Routine

If you're sick of programs that are tougher to figure out than Sudoku puzzles, here's one that's refreshingly easy to learn.

5 Alternatives to a Painful Squat

If squatting causes pain in your low back, knees, or shoulders, try one of these pain-free exercises that'll still get you big and strong.

Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

Coconut Oil: Health Food or Heart Killer?

Coconut oil went from superfood to serious concern for the American Heart Association. They say it clogs the arteries. Are they right? Here's the real story.

The 7 Best Workouts for Fat Loss

Any fool can lose fat, but getting shredded while keeping or even building muscle takes know-how. Here's how to do it.

7 Truths About Strength Training

Getting strong goes beyond lifting heavy. Here's what experienced lifters know that keeps them going long after most have quit.

A Calorie Is Sometimes Not A Calorie

A calorie is a calorie. Just eat less and exercise more. That's what they say. And here's why they're dead wrong.

How to Build Anaconda Strength

Want to deadlift more, squat more, and become a stronger, more athletic human being? Then you gotta build some anaconda strength. Here's how.

The Death of Women's Bodybuilding

More and more women are lifting weights, but women's pro bodybuilding is dying fast. Here's why, plus a frightening look at the cause of “man face.”

The 5/2 Fat-Loss Diet for Lifters

Eat normally five days a week and eat a reduced-calorie diet on two non-consecutive days. What could be easier?

Armor Building

Training is what toughens you up for what's to come. Here's how to build your armor before you need it.

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.

The Fat-Loss 4 Workout Protocol

How to lose the flab while maintaining all your hard-earned muscle and strength.

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.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

Destroying Fat

It takes more than just “eating less and exercising more” to reach single-digit body fat. Check out these advanced fat loss strategies.

Baseball and Bad Men

A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

27 Reasons To Be Big

Warning: This is hilarious powerlifter humor and probably offensive to hyper-sensitive weak people.

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.