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The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

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 Perfect Carb for Lifters

White rice (not brown) is the ultimate grain for athletes and lifters.

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

The Belt and the Deadlift

Chances are you're using the wrong belt when you deadlift. Worse yet, you may not even know why or how to use it.

Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

Maximize Protein Synthesis

Building muscle boils down to getting on the right side of the protein synthesis balance sheet. Here's how to do it.

Mountain Dog Arms

Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

A Monstrous Back: The Mountain Dog Way

Does your physique disappear from behind? Coach Meadows says you need a healthy dose of the two P's: perseverance, and pain tolerance.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

Want Big Arms? Stop Wasting Your Time!

You've spent 6 months trying to add a quarter inch to your arms. Dr Darden has just one question: “Why take 6 months to do it when you could do the same thing in 2 weeks?” Here's how...

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

Tip: Bulletproof Your Biceps

Bicep tears suck. Prevent them by doing this unique exercise.

Tip: Your Tools Are Not Your Identity

Your training style and diet do not define you. Here's how to disinvest, ditch your cultish tribe, and keep improving.

The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.

Everyone Should Use Creatine

Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

Tip: How to Increase Your Sex Drive

A new study says we've been looking for libido in all the wrong places. Here's the truth about testosterone, estrogen and sex drive.

Why CrossFit Girls Are Stronger Than You

Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.

6 Exercises For a Strong, Healthy Butt

Want to look damn good? Want to amplify athleticism? Then train the glutes directly. Here's how to do it while protecting the low back.

Neural Charge Training

I've found nothing that works better than Neural Charge Training at increasing the rate of gains and enhancing recovery. You want to experience that? Here's how.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

Tip: Master Dips for Chest & Triceps

Everything you need to know about dips, plus some quick videos to make sure you're doing them right.

Tip: Drop the “Body Love” Nonsense

Put in the effort and seek the results, but don't get sucked into this politically correct movement. Here's why.

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.