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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.

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.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Ketosis: A Reality Check

On one side of the keto debate, you have the glassy-eyed cultish fans. On the other side, bread-scarfing haters. Who's right? Here are the facts.

The Push-Pull Workout

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

The Best Damn Diet For Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't train like drug users, and they shouldn't diet like them either. Here's your dietary playbook, natties!

Shock Training for Superhuman Power

Apply the principles of Soviet depth-jump training to push-ups and kettlebell swings to build unreal explosiveness and strength.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

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.

Tip: 6 Quick Tips for Complete Pec Development

It takes more than barbell benching to build an impressive chest. Try these tips and tricks.

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.

Tip: Your Morning Orange Juice May Be Killing You

You should be less afraid of high fructose corn syrup and more afraid of supposedly healthy fruit juices and juicing. Here's why.

Traps Are the New Abs

Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

Question of Nutrition 9

Will strict diets wreck your metabolism? Can you boost testosterone via diet? And how do you build muscle without getting fat? Answers here!

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.

Tip: Start Leg Day With This Movement

This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts to come.

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.

The Problem with “Exercise Science”

Want to become a strength coach or high-level trainer? Most of today's programs will only help you become a miseducated rep-counter making minimum wage at Planet Fitness.

Make Cheat Meals Work for You

Trigger the thermo-anabolic effect, lose fat, and prime your muscles for growth with this simple one-day strategy.

The Best Damn High Volume Workout Plan for Natties

Not on steroids? Grow anyway with this smart training approach.

The Best Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

Build Glutes That Melt The Internet

Even if you deadlift and squat, you may still be missing something in your quest for the ultimate athletic booty.