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Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

One Exercise for Total Shoulder Health

No shoulder gains? Are they always hurting? Do this exercise once per day.

What Overtraining Is and Isn't

Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.

4 Gym Machines That Need To Die

These machines are injurious, dysfunctional, or based on downright fraud. Luckily, there are some very effective alternatives.

10 Secrets to Building Mass

Ten secrets, eight exercises, and one sweet three-day-a-week program to help you pile on muscle weight fast.

5 Ways to Boost Testosterone

Optimize your T levels with these training and diet tips.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

Heal that Hunchback!

Many lifters develop a head-forward, kyphotic posture. Add in computers and gaming and this can lead to trouble. Here’s how to fix it.

Tip: A Leg Day Challenge You're Gonna Hate

Build massive quads (or die trying) with 40 reps of this exercise. Check it out.

The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

Tip: The Exercise To Do Before Deadlifting

Warm up with this simple move and you'll be able to deadlift more weight safely. Check it out.

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.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

Tip: The Leg Exercise No One Does Right

Nobody coaches this lower-body movement correctly. Here's where they get it wrong, plus a better exercise.

8 Back Exercises You've Never Even Seen

These new rowing exercises will not only build a thick back, they'll force you to (finally) use optimal form.

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.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

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

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

Building a Bigger Yoke

Because nothing says "I am strong" quite like a monstrous set of traps and a beer keg for a neck.

Body-Part Splits Are Dead

They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: A Simple Way to Beat Belly Fat

Adjust your diet like this and you'll lose more abdominal fat and build more muscle, even if you keep calories the same.

Squat Mechanics: A Deep Analysis

It's time to finally fix your squat. Here's an in-depth look at squat mechanics from the author of Starting Strength.

Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

The 915 Workout Program

A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.