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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.

12 Hamstrings Exercises for Hardasses

Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.

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.

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

The 6 Stages of Transformation

How does a person go from couch potato to shredded beast? In 6 behavioral stages. What stage are you in? Will you make it to the final stage?

Tip: Are Your Estrogen Levels Too High or Too Low?

Here are the signs to look for and how to get tested.

The 3 Smartest Ways to Train Shoulders

Yes, you can build big strong shoulders without wrecking your joints. Here are three ways to do it.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

The Death of Women's Bodybuilding

More and more women are lifting weights, but women's pro bodybuilding is dying fast. Here's why, plus a frightening look at the cause of “man face.”

Tip: Puncture All BOSU and Swiss Balls

The next time you see someone using one of these training implements, do them a favor and shove them off. Here's why.

Everything You Heard About Sugar is Wrong

Give it a rest, will you? Sugar didn't kidnap the Lindberg baby, it didn't shoot Tupac, and it didn't cause every health problem in America.

9 Ways to Live Longer and Look Better Naked

These foods, workouts, supplements, and drugs will help you live longer and look great doing it. Check out the list.

8 Reasons Kids Should Lift Weights

Team sports kill individuality and fail to build self-worth. Weightlifting, however, can prevent your kid from going over to the dark side. Here's why.

How to Build Size and Strength Simultaneously

Building strength and size at the same time isn't crazy; in fact, it's smart. Here's a smart, easy-to-follow workout that will make it happen.

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 Return of German Volume Training

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

7 Things No One Tells You Before You Start Lifting

If you knew these seven things about lifting or bodybuilding beforehand, would you even bother walking into a gym? Take a look.

Tip: Take This to Stay Lean After Dieting

The fat starts to creep back on after a diet, but this supplement will go a long way in helping your body resist that fat.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.