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Everything most young coaches tell you about over-40 training is wrong. Here's why and what to do instead.

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The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

Stuff We Like – Personal Care 1

Even hardcore lifters need to clean up nice every once in a while. We tested out dozens of products. Here are our favorites.

Get Inside-Out Peeled

Every lifter should get completely ripped at least once. Don't think you can do it? You can. Here's how.

Tip: A Simple Way to Beat Belly Fat

Adjust your diet like this and you'll lose more abdominal fat and build more muscle, even if you keep calories the same.

The Farmer's Walk Cure

This simple loaded carry will get you bigger, stronger, and leaner. Here's how to do it right and work it into your training plan.

The Best Damn Diet For Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't train like drug users, and they shouldn't diet like them either. Here's your dietary playbook, natties!

The Real Driver of Muscle Growth

A 6-month long study used experienced lifters to pinpoint what amount of volume would build the most muscle and strength. Here's what they found.

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.

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.

Nonstop Natural Gains: The Neuro Typing System

The future of training is here. Your neurological type determines what kind of workouts you should be doing for maximum results. Learn your type now.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

The Athletic Aesthetic Program

Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

The Best Way to Build Traps

Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.

4 Myths Many Lifters Actually Believe

The practices some lifters still swear by are dumb and counterproductive. Got someone telling you to do these? Don't. Already doing them? Stop.

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.

Big Arms in 8 Workouts

Here's a brutal workout that'll build noticeable size on your biceps and triceps in just one month. Guaranteed.

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

An inside look into the drug use of a real IFBB pro bodybuilder.

Big, Thick, Chunky Ab Training

Abs aren't really made in the kitchen... unless that's where you train. You have to build them like any other muscle. Here's how.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.