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Master the Ridiculously Strict Pull-Up

Most people who say they can do 10 or more pull-ups are only doing a few REAL pull-ups. The rest are cheated. Get strict to get strong. Here's how.

Tip: The Forgotten Way to Build Legs

It used to be the rule for building big quads, but today most people haven't heard of it. Let's change that.

Tip: Eat This Kind of Bread

Even if you think bread is a devil carb, there's one type you should be eating. Take a look.

Tip: The Bodybuilder's Breakfast

Here's how to whip up a stack of clean, high-protein waffles or pancakes in just a few minutes. Warning: May contain images of bacon.

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

Tip: The Truth About Eating Lots of Eggs

Researchers put participants on a diet with lots of eggs to see how their waistlines and hearts would handle it. Here are the results.

Tip: The Absolute Best Way to Burn Calories

This training method burns a whopping 400 calories in just 20 minutes. Check it out

The Core Training Reality Check

Let's bust three ab training myths, test for real abdominal strength, and learn the best way to build a strong, athletic core.

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  • The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

    It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

    Full-Body Workouts of the Legends

    The full-body routines of guys like Gironda and Schwarzenegger work as well today as they did 40 or 50 years ago.

    The Missing Deadlift Variation

    Chances are you're not doing this incredibly effective deadlift variation. And if you are, you're probably making some mistakes. Let's fix that.

    Tip: A Quick Fix For Better Lats

    Get your pull-ups to hit your lats instead of stressing out your joints. Try this.

    The New Rules of Over-40 Lifting

    Everything most young coaches tell you about over-40 training is wrong. Here's why and what to do instead.

    The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes

    Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.

    4 Politically Correct Fitness Lies

    Let's cut the crap and talk about how touchy-feely fitness advice actually works the opposite of how people expect. Consider this your trigger warning.

    2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains

    If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

    The X-Physique Program

    Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

    The Hard Body Workout Plan

    How do you get shredded while maintaining muscle mass, strength, and athleticism? With these two training methods.

    The Single Most Effective Workout Split

    There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

    Volume Training for Size & Strength

    If your gains have stalled, it's probably because you're missing one thing in your workouts: volume. Here's how to intelligently add it.

    8-Week Basic Strength Plan

    Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

    Hypertrophy-Specific Training

    An Overview and Sample Program

    6 Meathead Myths – Debunked

    Many lifters still believe them. Do you? Find out here.

    The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

    If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.