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The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. 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.”

No-Weights Calf Training

Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

The 915 Workout Program

A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.

How to Use Linear Periodization

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

Back-Friendly Leg Training

Leg training should push you to your physical limits without crushing your back. Here's the smart way to make it happen.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

Enormous and Strong Legs: The Mountain Dog Way

Most lifters are lacking in the leg department. Why? Because the type of training you have to do for leg growth is brutal. Here’s how to get it done.

Bulk Up, Cut Up: Quads and Tri's

Thib, you have some impressive quads! Any secret leg training strategies you'd like to share with us?

Tip: Feels Like Deca?

This amino acid metabolite gained a lot of press over the years and it's even been added to old-people meal replacement drinks, but does it work?

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 Training Split You've Never Tried

How many days per week should you train each muscle? The truth is, every muscle group is different. Here's your guide.

Tip: Use These 3 Lifting Techniques to Burn Fat

Do finisher sets to torch more calories and reveal your muscle. Here's how.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

How to Build Your Own Training Program

Train on your own terms! You should know how to write your own training programs without depending on anyone else. Here's how to do it.

Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!

The Perfect Carb for Lifters

White rice (not brown) is the ultimate grain for athletes and lifters.

Effective Training for Busy Men

Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.

Five Exercises You Should Stop Doing... Forever!

Five popular exercises that may be doing you more harm than good. Check out the list.

All Muscle, No Iron

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

Tip: Soylent Is Way Stupid

The favorite meal replacement of the techies and hipsters may be a meal, but it sure as hell isn't a nutritious one.

Stop Squatting and Deadlifting So Damn Much

Sure, the big 3 lifts are great, but experienced lifters need to stop chasing numbers for a while and fix their weak links. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: The First Supplements to Buy

Gap supplements are essential. Here's why you need them.