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Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.

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.

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.

Tip: The Toughest Loaded Carry

Build your core strength and boost your squat, deadlift, and bench performances with this unusual exercise.

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?

8 Lessons From Glute Girls

Do selfie-obsessed fitness chicks hold the secret to building muscle? The glute girls do. Here are 8 things you can learn from them.

How to Look Jacked in 3 Weeks

If you only had a few weeks to fine tune your physique and look your best for an event, what would you do? Here's what our pros said.

Tip: Stop Eating Like a Pro Bodybuilder

You know what's even worse than that? Paying them for their diet plans. Check this out.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

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

Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

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.

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

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.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

Worthy vs. Worthless Vitamins: Your Guide

A lot of the most commonly taken vitamins and minerals are a tragic waste of money, but there are a few that you definitely need to take.

The 10-6-10 Method for Size

To really grow, you have to do concentric, eccentric, and even isometric reps. Here's a training method that combines all three in one set.

The Badass Deadlift Program

Here's a devastatingly effective (and even fun) deadlift program that makes you want to run to the gym to try it out.

Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

Tip: Your Red Rooster Sauce is a PED

You know that spicy stuff every guy under 30 squeezes onto his food? It turns out it makes them stronger. Here's proof.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

The Metabolic Color System

Are your workouts red, yellow, or green? You need a balance if you want to build muscle or lose fat. What does that mean? Read this.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.