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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.

Iron Abs, Healthy Spine

Training abs shouldn't wreck your spine. Here's how to make your ab exercises safe and your core ridiculously strong.

The Top 5 Supplements for Hardcore Health

Add years to your life. Add life to your years. Oh, and improve your sex life too with these proven health supplements.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

How Hard Do You Need to Work Out?

The average person will gauge the quality of his workout by his level of discomfort. But is driving yourself into the ground every workout necessary?

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.

The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

Tip: Easy, High-Protein Hotcakes

These skillet-baked pancakes are packed with protein and other muscle-building ingredients. Get the simple recipe here.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Push-Ups for Real Strength

You need to do more push-ups. And you need to start doing them right for once. Here's what you need to know.

5 Simple Ways to Get Stronger

You can make strength training really complicated or you can make it really simple. Let's keep it simple and get wicked strong.

Tip: Lat Width – The Hard Way

Build a brutal back with this lat-widening finisher.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

Tip: Climbing Up In Age? Bump Up The Volume

Think you're done gaining size? Raise your rep ranges and get bigger. Here's why it works for middle-aged lifters.

Break 3 Rules, Build More Muscle

Partial reps, isolation exercises, high rep sets: All bad in the eyes of performance and strength coaches, but all very effective for building slabs of muscle.

The Truth About Cheese

They say cheese raises your cholesterol, leads to high blood pressure, and makes you fat. Here's what science says.

Tip: To Lose Fat, Stop Being a Pantywaist

This may hurt your feelings, but it'll also solve your fat loss problem. Step away from your safe space and check it out.

Tip: The Forgotten Way to Build Legs

It used to be the rule for building big quads, but today most people haven't heard of it. Let's change that.

Tip: 5 Reasons Lifters Need Olive Oil

Next to fish oil, olive oil is the true superstar of liquid fats. Here's why.

5 Things to Stop Doing in the Gym

Many experienced lifters make these training mistakes. Do you?

Tip: Squat Without Hip Pain

Notice a pinching sensation when you squat? Not good. Here are 5 ways to fix the problem.

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.