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Unpopular Opinion: Your TRT is a Steroid Cycle

Some men on testosterone replacement therapy are being dishonest. What they're really on is a weak steroid cycle. Here are the facts.

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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  • How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

    Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

    Tip: The Perfect Number of Sets for Growth

    Don't do more sets and reps than you need to. All it does is eat into your recovery and slow down gains. Details here.

    Tip: The Exercise That Fixes Everything

    It's the lift nobody does but everybody needs.

    Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

    Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

    The Gironda System

    Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

    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.

    Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

    Cancel that doctor's appointment. Take the self-assessment tests then try these treatments to fix your nagging pain.

    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.

    Steroid Dieting

    Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

    Yoga-Plex: The Very Best Mobility Exercise

    The problem with mobility exercises? There are hundreds of them! Ain't got time for that? Here's the ONE move lifters need.

    The One Band Workout

    Alternate between these workouts to torch your legs and upper body on separate days. All you need is a band.

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    Tip: Medicine Ball or Weight Plate Side Lean

    This is tougher than it looks. Add to the end of your ab training for all-around core strength.

    5 Reasons You Don't Look Like You Lift

    How come some people go to the gym a lot but don't look like it? Probably because they're making these mistakes.

    Tip: The PPL Training Split

    If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.

    The Complete Power Look Program

    The look of power cannot be faked. Here's how to build a body that has the "go" to back up the "show".

    No Weights, Big Wheels

    Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

    The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

    A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

    Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.1

    I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

    11 Damn Good Deadlift Tips

    Master the deadlift. Here's the best advice from several top coaches and experts.

    Inside the Muscles: Best Shoulders and Trap Exercises

    Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.

    The Secret of Loaded Carries

    Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

    Pull-Ups Vs. Chin-Ups

    We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.