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The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

The Smart Lifter's Guide to Rest Periods

Only rank newbies follow strict rest period rules. Experienced lifters learn to use internal cues for best results. Here's why.

Real Life Training and Eating

It's as if some training and diet programs are designed for college kids on summer break. Here's how busy people with jobs and stuff should approach things.

The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

Enormous and Strong Legs: The Mountain Dog Way

Most lifters are lacking in the leg department. Why? Because the type of training you have to do for leg growth is brutal. Here’s how to get it done.

Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs

Screw the rotator cuff! That's right, screw it. When it comes to fixing shoulder pain, the the rotator cuff is over-hyped and gets way too much attention.

Steroids for Dummies

Everything you ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.

Tip: The 8-Hour Weight Vest Diet

Science says this will help you lose a pound of fat per week without changing your diet. Details here.

The Best Damn Cortisol Article Ever

It's been called the stress hormone, the belly fat hormone, and the thief of gains. But it doesn't have to be any of those. Here's how to control it.

8 Secrets For Building Your Best Upper Chest

A developed upper chest will set your physique apart from the crowd. Here's how to build it.

Growth Explosion: The 30-10-30 Technique

Three young athletes gained 14 pounds in 14 days using a new training technique. Here's exactly how they did it.

The Aggressive Diet for Natural Guys

How low in calories can you go to drop fat rapidly without losing muscle or tanking your testosterone levels? Here's the exact math you need.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

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

The 30-Day Bro Diet

The traditional bodybuilding diet looks bland to the general public, but here's why you should try it at least once.

Tip: What 2 Weeks Off Really Does to Your Body

Here's how that vacation will affect your size and strength.

How To Do One-Arm Pull-Ups

You know you want to be able to crank out a few. Here's your complete guide to mastering one of the most respected bodyweight exercises.

Building a Superhuman Core

Meatheads say, “Just squat and deadlift, bro. That's all the core training you'll ever need.” Too bad they're wrong.

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  • Shoulder Training: The Mountain Dog Way

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

    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.

    The Truth About Leg Extensions

    The popular leg exercise goes under the microscope!

    The Carb Cycling Codex

    Cutting body fat doesn't have to mean cutting out the carbs. Get shredded with this carb cycling approach and hang on to more muscle in the process.

    Lactic Acid Training for Fat Loss

    Increase lactic acid to increase growth hormone and get shredded. One problem: It really hurts. Check out the program.