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Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Quads

It's one of the toughest muscle groups to build. We ask 10 experts for their single best tip for building quads. Check out their answers.

Tip: The Right & Wrong Way to Do Weighted Push-Ups

Loaded push-ups with plates or bands are awesome... if you get the resistance in the right place. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

Sounds crazy, but it works if you use this smart training strategy. Check it out.

Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

12-Minute Workout Spikes Anabolic Hormones

Boost testosterone and growth hormone while smoking your hamstrings, glutes, back, and lungs.

The Ultimate Cluster Training Program

This advanced program will build rapid strength and add mass to your entire body. Here's how to do it.

Keep Kicking Ass After 40

Everything you need to know about training, diet, and supplements to help you keep kicking butt after age 40.

100 Reps to Ripped

Sets of 50-100 reps, performed with a minimum number of pauses, can be used to break plateaus, build muscle, or burn fat. Here's how.

The 1000-Rep Arm Workout

This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?

The “One Lift a Day” Program

The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

Iron Abs, Healthy Spine

Training abs shouldn't wreck your spine. Here's how to make your ab exercises safe and your core ridiculously strong.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

The Insulin Advantage

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

A Lifter's Guide to Alcohol

What impact does drinking have on your physique and performance goals? How does alcohol affect testosterone, estrogen, HGH, and cortisol? The answers here.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

5 Reasons Your Program Isn't Working

Most so-called workout programs suck. It's time to choose a goal, pick a plan, and stick to it for at least 12 weeks.

How to Increase Cell Volume for Fast Muscle Growth

Learn how to increase cell volume and you'll turn on protein synthesis and suppress protein breakdown.

4 Weeks to Big Arms

You can lie to yourself and say big arms aren't important to you. Or, you can follow this program for a month and finally build them.

6 Questions About Tempo Training

When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.