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Long Live the Overhead Press

Overhead pressing is great but it’s not for everyone. You need to be qualified to press. Find out if you are here.

Fiber Made Simple

Many bodybuilders don't give ingesting fiber or taking a dump a second thought. Here's why you should!

Respect The Iron Way

Use the iron to cut through the chaos of life. Here's the deal.

Much Ado About Deadlifting

Don't overcomplicate it. Fix your weak points and perfect your form so that you can pull heavy barbells off the ground. Here's what to do.

Iron Evolution – Phase 5

A step-by-step approach to setting new PRs in the squat, bench, and deadlift.

Winning the IT Band War

If you really care about your lifespan as a lifter, you should pay a bit more attention to your IT band.

Train Like a Man 3

Lifts that have been outlawed by some people that you should do anyway.

Iron Evolution – Phase 4

Most of you don't have what it takes to train at Westside. But it's not your body that will break down, it's your mind. Here’s why.

How to Stay Motivated

Even the most hardcore lifters experience low motivation. Here's how to get back on track.

5 Surprising Reasons You Blew Your Diet

Diets don't fail. People do. Here's how to fix your nutrition, avoid the pitfalls, and succeed.

The Good, the Bad, and The Ass-Fattening

Let’s clear up some of the carb confusion out there. Here’s what lifters and athletes should be eating and avoiding when it comes to carbs.

Pushing the Limits: A Pain Roundtable

Push past the pain barrier to test your mettle. Dan John, Martin Rooney, Craig Weller, and Dan Twight show you how.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - 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 1 - Shoulders - Saturday

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Monday

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Tuesday

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Wednesday

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Friday

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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 - 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 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 3 - Legs - Wednesday

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 - Friday

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 - Saturday

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