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Serge Nubret Pump Training

In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

Carb Cycling for Fat Loss

Think carb cycling is too damn complicated for real men to follow? Coach Henriques' plan is as simple as it is effective.

Shoulder Training: The Mountain Dog Way

The shoulders make the physique, they say. Here’s how to finally get yours bigger and stronger.

Tip: Benefits of Combining Weed with Exercise?

Almost every article you've read on the subject says pot and exercise don't blend. Now comes a report that turns all that on its head.

Tip: Are Protein Shakes Really Bad For You?

The lay press says to lay off protein shakes. Here's the truth.

30 Minutes to Mass

Yes, you do have time to train... if you'll make a plan, shut up, and stop socializing. Follow these guidelines and check out the sample programs.

Tip: The Simplest Strength Routine

If you're sick of programs that are tougher to figure out than Sudoku puzzles, here's one that's refreshingly easy to learn.

Tip: The Hamstring Exercise That Beats Leg Curls

The lying leg curl is great, but it gets boring. Plus, this can work better.

The Bodyweight Workout for Big Guys

Big? Check! Strong? Check! Now it's time to move like an athlete, ramp up your conditioning, and feel incredible. Here's exactly how to do it.

The Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

Think you need tons of exercises? Nope. You just need to do the best lifts more frequently. Here's what they are and how to use them for size.

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

The Single Best Fat Loss Tip

What's the most important fat-loss advice you need to hear? We asked 8 experts and pros. Their answers are surprising.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

Traps Are the New Abs

Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

Five Exercises You Should Stop Doing... Forever!

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

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

Tip: The Push-Up Variation You've Never Tried

Improve shoulder stability and athletic performance with this advanced push-up variation.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

Tip: The Truth About Behind the Neck Pressing

It's terrible... but only if you already have bad posture and shoddy shoulders. Here's why, plus how to fix those issues.

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.

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.

Tip: Lift This Way, Build Muscle 3 Times Faster

Research shows this training method builds muscle and strength much, much faster. Check out the science.

The Simple Carb Cycling Diet

Traditional carb cycling requires a calculator, a food scale, and an advanced degree in mathematics. There's a much simpler way. Here's how.