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The 100-Rep Trap Bar Workout

A brutal trap bar program that uses insane volume to build muscle over your entire body without destroying your knees or lower back.

The Eat As Much As You Want Diet

Lose body fat without counting calories by choosing the right nutrient dense foods. Choose wrong and you'll end up with a condition called “toxic hunger.”

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.

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  • The Belt and the Deadlift

    Chances are you're using the wrong belt when you deadlift. Worse yet, you may not even know why or how to use it.

    Master the Reverse-Grip Bench Press

    Don't be scared. The reverse-grip bench press can be safely used to hit new, pain-free PR’s. Here’s how.

    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.

    Is a 300-Pound Bench Rare?

    Is a 300-pound bench press as rare as a 21-year-old Swedish lingerie model who loves watching football and rough and tumble pillow fights with her twin sister?

    21 Exercises For Injury Free Mass

    Injured? Here’s what you need to know to keep training, keep your gains, and get better.

    How to Look Freakin' Awesome

    Using simple formulas, Romaniello has come up with the clearest definition of “looking awesome” yet. You have to check this out to see where you stand!

    Mass Made Simple

    A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

    The “One Lift a Day” Program

    The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.

    Real Men Train Their Glutes

    Want a stronger, more powerful body? You need a strong butt. Glute-specific training isn't just for the girls. Here's your man-plan.

    Tip: Smashing an Overhead Press Plateau

    Here's what to do when the barbell just refuses to go up.

    Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

    Ready to get lean but not ready to count every calorie? Here are three things you can start doing today.

    Tip: Science Discovers How Much Protein You Need

    How many grams per day? A giant meta-study comes up with a definitive answer for lifters.

    How to Train for Non-Stop Fat Loss

    Even if your diet is perfect, sometimes fat loss just comes to a halt. Why? Because you're overlooking one crucial thing in your training. Here it is.

    Tip: Do the French Press for Triceps

    It's a classic exercise, but most people are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

    The 100-Day Squat Challenge

    A scientist decides to squat heavy for 100 days in a row to see what happens. What he discovered will change your ideas about training.

    The 5 Best One-Arm Exercises

    Adding a few unilateral exercises to your program will help you build more muscle and strength, and keep you injury-free. Here are five to try.

    Tip: Build Your Pecs with the Squeeze Press

    Looks weird, works great for building a bigger chest. Here's how to do it.

    The Perfect Carb for Lifters

    White rice (not brown) is the ultimate grain for athletes and lifters.

    No-Weights Calf Training

    Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

    4 Weeks To A Bigger Chest

    You want pumped-up pecs that you can balance a bottle of pilsner on in just 4 weeks? Get ready to train chest heavy, hard, and frequently.

    Olympic Lifting Made Simple

    A tested program that will quickly get you dominating on the Olympic lifting platform.