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Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

If you think full body training is just for noobs, you're missing out. Here's how to bring back the gains with this advanced approach.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

The Complete Guide to T Replacement

Do you think you have low testosterone? Here's everything you need to know, from symptoms and testing to injecting and what to expect.

Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

Tip: Get Them Off Their Fat Little Butts

Here's an easy way to get slothful kids to do a little exercise while subtly introducing them to resistance training.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

    Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

    The Hard Body Workout Plan

    How do you get shredded while maintaining muscle mass, strength, and athleticism? With these two training methods.

    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.

    3 Ways to Power Up Your Glutes

    Build superhero legs and glutes by combining three powerful cues while squatting or deadlifting.

    Bigger by the Numbers

    Your training shouldn't be random. Here's how to get it together, get stronger, and get growing again!

    Steroid Dieting

    Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

    Bodybuilder Abs, Athlete Core

    There's a difference between ab training and core training. Here are some new exercises for both goals.

    The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout: Revisited

    This brutal home workout set the internet on fire... and built a lot of calluses. Here are three new, slightly easier ways to do.

    6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

    Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

    Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

    The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

    The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

    To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

    Tip: Increase Growth Hormone by 1700%

    All you have to do is perform your reps in a specific way. Here's exactly how.

    Arnold's Agonist-Antagonist Training

    Train opposing muscle groups together, like Arnold did, and you'll build more muscle in less time while also developing muscular balance.

    3 Days a Week is All You Need

    Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.

    Tip: The Real Effects of Competition Dieting

    Female competitors combine strict dieting with intense training to get ready for a show. Now science has looked at the consequences.

    Keep Estrogen Under Control

    If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

    The Cure for Weak Glutes

    Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.