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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 Ultimate Shoulder Day

Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

Core Training for Smart Folks

Improve performance, reduce risk of injury, and look better with your shirt off. Here's how.

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  • Build a Better Back, One Side at a Time

    Too much bilateral back work can wreck your posture. Here's how to prevent that while triggering some new muscle growth.

    Tip: How to Fill In Your Biceps Gap

    Even if you didn't inherit the best genetics for big arms, this superset will make a visual impact.

    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: Get Ripped on the Rower

    The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

    The Colorado Experiment: Fact or Fiction

    It's one of the greatest bodybuilding stories ever told. And people have been talking about it for over 40 years. But is it true? Here's the real story, written by a man who actually knows.

    Tip: Do the Pallof Press for a Strong Core

    For great abs and obliques, skip the machines and do this safe, effective, and very tough exercise.

    Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

    Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

    Guaranteed Muscle Mass

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

    5 Tips For A Bigger, Badder, Overhead Press

    You don't have to go through life overhead pressing candy-ass weights. Here are 5 tips to get you moving some serious iron.

    Isometrics for Mass!

    A new way to use isometric training for size and strength.

    Reverse Lunges, But Better

    If you're not a fan of reverse lunges it's probably because you're not using these tips.

    3 Lessons From Bodybuilding Legend Bill Pearl

    Bill Pearl is widely acknowledged as the first thinking man's bodybuilder. Here are three things you can learn from him about building muscle.

    Question of Strength 54

    Are SARMs safe, legal, and as effective as steroids? Does German Volume Training work for natural lifters? Info here.

    Tip: Two Things Steroid Users Need

    Using bodybuilding drugs can be risky. Here's what users need to do to stay as healthy as possible.

    Tip: Do These Stretches After Squats

    Run through these four simple stretches after a lower body workout and feel awesome.

    5 Ways To Make Face Pulls Even Better

    Everyone needs to be doing face pulls. Period. Here are five new variations that'll boost shoulder health and muscle growth.

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    Tip: Squats and Body Types

    The best squat style for you depends on limb length and other genetic factors. Here's a quick overview.