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To build muscle or strength, your training must match your genetic neurological profile. Here's how Type 1 should train.

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Tip: A Quick Guide to HCG

Is doctor-prescribed HCG monotherapy better than testosterone replacement therapy? Here's what you need to know.

The Single Best Muscle-Building Method

A recent study shows that training to failure is the true key to muscle growth... regardless of the weight used. If your goal is size, this is a must-read.

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

For most people, the upright row is a shoulder wrecker. Here's a better exercise.

Tip: Twice-A-Day Training for Maximum Results

If you can find the time, hitting two workouts in one day can bring major results... if it's planned properly. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Deadlift Barefoot. Here's Why.

Want to get better results from big pulls? Take your shoes off. Here's why, plus info on "active vs. passive" foot.

Tip: Do the Ab Wheel Rollout

This old-school exercise hammers the abs in ways that other abdominal exercises can't. Here's the key to making it work for you.

The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation

The push-pull training split has been building slabs of muscle for generations. But can it be improved? You bet. Here's how.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

Core Confusion

You don't need ab exercises, just squat and deadlift, right? Wrong! Turns out the studies were misinterpreted. Here's what really hits your core.

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  • Guaranteed Muscle Mass

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

    Kipping Pull-Ups: The Truth

    Is the kipping pull-up a legit movement or an exercise abomination? You may be surprised.

    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.

    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.

  • Abs
  • Interval Training on the Rowing Ergometer

    The rowing machine may be the best conditioning tool out there for strength athletes. Here's how to use it.

    Serge Nubret Pump Training

    In bodybuilding's Golden Age, few shone as brightly as Serge Nubret. Let's learn a thing or two from this recently departed legend.

    Shoulders and Triceps Blast

    A 6-week routine filled with heavy weights, drop sets, and 100-rep muscle burners. You ready?

    Gironda's 8x8 Training

    This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

    Reg Park's 5x5 Program

    The proven way to build both size and strength that’s been working since 1960. Here’s how to do it.

    W-i-d-e-r, Real-Man Shoulders

    A look back at bodybuilding history plus a great workout for your delts. Check it out.

    Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

    Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

    Tip: The 50-Rep Leg Day Finisher

    All you need is one dumbbell and a hefty amount of mental fortitude.

    Tip: Make Metabolic Drive Snickers Bars

    Build your own protein bars that taste like candy bars. No oven required. Get the easy recipe here.

    5 Foods Lifters Need to Buy From Costco

    Those big warehouse stores offer some great, inexpensive foods for lifters and health conscious people. You just have to know what to look for.