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Building a Superhuman Core

Meatheads say, “Just squat and deadlift, bro. That's all the core training you'll ever need.” Too bad they're wrong.

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  • How to Train for Fighting

    Are you trying to throw a punch or are you playing patty cake? Here's how to develop raw, devastating power.

    A Strongman's Guide to Shoulder Health

    Love lifting heavy? Then you either have some shoulder issues or you soon will. Follow these 5 steps to get them healthy and keep them healthy.

    10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

    If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

    How to Hit a Triple Bodyweight Deadlift

    It takes a special breed of animal to be able to deadlift 3X his bodyweight. Here's how to become one.

    Tip: Take This Strength Test, Save Your Life

    How likely are you to die from a heart-related problem? Find out now. It'll only take a minute.

    A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

    Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

    Tip: Eat Rice Without Getting Fat

    Check this out. A simple way to reduce rice calories by as much as 50%.

    Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

    Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

    The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

    It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

    Do-It-Yourself Myofascial Release

    Burn your foam roller and give the tennis ball to the dog. You're going to learn how to fix sticky muscles and bust up adhesions using nothing but your hands.

    The Simple Deadlift Program

    This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

    A Stretch Routine That's Actually Doable

    Some of the biggest, strongest guys are also crazy flexible. Here's how you can get there.

    Tip: Real Core Strength, No Fluff

    This bodyweight exercise might be too advanced for you. Check it out.

    Honest Advice About Steroids

    Thinking about using? Our experts have some heartfelt advice for you that you won't hear anywhere else.

    Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

    Cancel that doctor's appointment. Take the self-assessment tests then try these treatments to fix your nagging pain.

    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.

    Tip: Build Big Shoulders With Bodyweight

    Develop this skill and you'll not only build your delts and triceps, you'll also improve your shoulder health. You might even have some fun.

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    Feel better, get healthier, and improve your erection health. Here's what we take and where to get it.

    Tip: Eat Used Coffee Grounds and Lose Fat?

    Believe it or not, it can reverse many of the side effects of a bad diet, including obesity, high blood pressure, and inflammation.

    Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

    If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

    The Push-Pull Workout

    The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

    Big Back, Big Chest, Real Fast

    Six days each week, do 100 push-ups and 50 pull-ups. Sounds simple and maybe a little crazy, but it works. Get the full plan here.

    Lifter's Elbow: The Cause & The Cure

    Three common things you probably do in the gym that will wreck your elbows, plus a few smart tricks that'll fix you right up.