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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Saturday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Saturday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Tuesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Saturday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

Bad Fruits, Evil Veggies

More bad news about what you're putting in your mouth. Don't worry, you can fix the problem. Here's how.

How to Break Bench Records

World-renowned powerlifter Andy Bolton describes how he overcame a “weak” bench and set the new British record.

Iron Evolution – Phase 3

Powerlifting's prodigal son returns bigger and stronger to bending bars, busting PR's, and tearing pecs.

The Mirror Hypothesis

We lifters love the mirror, but are we better off without it? You decide.

Advanced Appetite Suppression

It's time to diet, fatty. Beat hunger with protein, fat, and... nicotine? Here's what will actually help your diet stick.

The Confidence Switch

How to develop hardcore confidence, in the gym and out.

18 TAT (Tension Alteration Technique) Movements

Tom Furman unearths and revitalizes an old forgotten technique to extend sets. Remember not to kill the messenger when the paralyzing pain hits you.

Cool Diagnostic Tests

A body that's out of balance is an injury waiting to happen. Here are some diagnostic tests (and remedies) that even the guy who hates diagnostic tests will love.

Curcumin a Fat Burner?

Curcumin has a host of health benefits, but could it help with body composition too? Looks that way. Info here.

Strong Mind, Stronger Body

The difference between a high-performance body and a slow, chubby body is all in your head... literally.

Five Movements to Make You Hate Life

Learn how to do the goblet squat with pulse, the anterior loaded barbell step-up, and other movements that will make you monetarily hate life.

11 Ways to Make an Exercise Harder

Is your training getting stale? Here are eleven effective methods to spark new progress.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 2

Samurai-tested strategies for not only setting goals, but actually achieving them.

Samurai Strategies for Strength 1

What every lifter and athlete can learn from samurai philosophy.

9 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Bodybuilding

The absolute fastest route to bodybuilding success? Avoid the major progress-killing mistakes your predecessors made. system.

What's Your Weak Link?

Train these often-neglected muscle groups and watch your bench, squat, press and deadlift skyrocket.

You Don't Know How to Digest

Eating food doesn't help you build muscle if you can't digest it. Here are some admittedly weird ideas for improving digestion.

Pumped Up On The Paleo Diet

It's a diet so simple, a caveman can follow it. But can it help you build a stronger, leaner body? Find out here.

15 Cool Nutrition Tips

Fifteen topics that will help you build a bigger, leaner, healthier body and live a better life. Check ‘em out.