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Samurai Strategies for Strength 1

What every lifter and athlete can learn from samurai philosophy.

Morphing From Blobby Bodybuilder to Bad Ass

After getting bored of bodybuilding, one lifter transitioned into a highly-conditioned athlete. Here’s what he learned along the way.

Nutritional Leverage: Dieting Edition

Ketogenic diets, cheat meals, fat loss plateaus, and blowing your diet straight to hell. Isn't this fat loss thing supposed to be simple?

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

How Weight Training Saved My Life

Our coaches and experts tell inspirational stories about how iron saved their lives.

9 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Bodybuilding

The absolute fastest route to bodybuilding success? Avoid the major progress-killing mistakes your predecessors made. system.

The More You Lift, the Worse You Look?

One of the ironies of bodybuilding is that the more some people work out, the worse they look. Whatever happened to grace, elegance, esthetics, and functionality?

Excelling at the Big Lifts

Becoming a better, stronger lifter takes years of practice, but you can speed up the process by remembering a few simple cues.

7 Ab Exercises That Actually Work

Newsflash: Chances are, your "cutting edge" core-training program is a joke! Here's a logical way to a midsection that gets noticed.

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  • Unconventional Workout - Shoulders

    The Unconventional Workout guy tackles shoulders and comes up with some innovative deltoid-plateau busters!

    What's Your Weak Link?

    Train these often-neglected muscle groups and watch your bench, squat, press and deadlift skyrocket.

    HFT 2.0: The Good, The Bad, and How to Build Bigger Calves

    Waterbury updates his most famous–and effective–bodybuilding program with new strategies.

    You Don't Know How to Digest

    Eating food doesn't help you build muscle if you can't digest it. Here are some admittedly weird ideas for improving digestion.

    Enter The Drug Dragon - 3

    A professional prep coach returns to answer your questions about MMA and drugs, Trenbolone home brews, estrogen blockers, and more.

    18 Training Tips

    Coach Henriques has trained hundreds of men and women for strength and muscle gains. Here are his best tips.

    Work, Rest, Play, Pray: Explained

    Dan John explains how to live the perfect life, inside the gym and outside the gym.

    Extended Sets for Pain

    Do you like pain? Do you like showing off your gym work ethic? Here are some sure-fire ways to do it.

    Breathe, Stupid, Breathe!

    The vast majority of people don't know how to breathe properly, and it's hurting them. Here’s what you need to know.

    The Truth About the Media Creatine Scare

    Something was fishy at the high school in McMinnville, Oregon. Was creatine to blame? Here’s the real story.

    16 Training Tips From Contreras

    A variety of great tips from the glute guy, Bret Contreras.

    An EZ Guide to Sprinting

    Sprinting - for awesome quads AND a lean body - is one of those activities we can all do, but few of us do it right.

    Potent Pills and Potions

    Whether you want to win the race, stave off sleep, perform like a sexual champ, or increase focus, here’s your guide.

    Blood and Chalk 7

    Rack pulls, training injuries, big-time inspiration, and the difference between Metallica and real heavy metal? It must be Blood & Chalk time.

    Must Reads: The Testosterone Files - 1999

    1999 was a great Testosterone year for Charles Poliquin, Ian King, The Dead Pool, and big-time muscle building. Be prepared to be lost in our archives for several hours as you pore over our greatest hits!