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Nonstop Natural Gains: The Neuro Typing System

The future of training is here. Your neurological type determines what kind of workouts you should be doing for maximum results. Learn your type now.

Tip: Strengthen Your Ankles and Feet

This strange looking movement will really help prevent injuries. Check it out.

Tip: Take the Half-Hour Deadlift Challenge

Can you pull two reps of at least 315 pounds every minute? If not you're either weak or out of shape. Check out the test.

Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.

Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.

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Tip: Negative Rep Neutral Grip Pull-Up

Struggling with pull-ups? Do negative-only reps using a neutral grip. Once you can do a single, 30-second eccentric, you'll be able to do one good pull-up.

10 Rules for Building Muscle Without Getting Fat

Here are 10 strategies to help you do what was once thought to be impossible: growing muscle without growing your belly.

Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.

Tip: The First Supplements to Buy

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

The 3 Essential Workout Methods for Muscle

There are three training mechanisms that contribute to building muscle. You need to use all of them to grow. Here's how.

The Complete Guide to Biceps Training

Long head, short head, brachialis. All three need direct attention if you're going to make any significant progress in growing the biceps.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

The Shut Up Program

A simple workout plan for size and strength. Nothing fancy, just fast results.

Tip: Make Your Own Protein Bars!

Use this easy recipe to whip up your own portable protein. No oven required.

The Ultimate Grip Strength Test

Take your strength to the next level with this simple 60-second challenge. Then, build a bone-crushing grip. Here's how.

Tip: Nail Your Upper Glutes

Train your maximus, but don't forget about your medius. Hit the upper glutes hard with this unique exercise variation.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Dump the Slump

Fix your rounded back to feel, move, and look better. Here are three exercises that'll help.

Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

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.

Isometrics for Mass!

A new way to use isometric training for size and strength.

Kill the Dumb Diets

What makes you fat? Insulin? The quality of food you eat? Or is it just calories in, calories out? Here's where most so-called diet gurus go wrong.

Lean vs. Shredded: The Cold Hard Truth

Getting lean is easy. Getting shredded is the hardest thing you'll ever do. Here are the 8 differences you need to know.