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With apologies to CrossFit, the Marines, and even NASA, there are some exercises that are just plain dumb. Here they are.

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Tip: How to Do REAL One-Arm Push-Ups

Most people can't do them. And the people who THINK they can do them probably aren't doing them right.

9 Superior Exercises for Abs and Obliques

Think beyond the Pallof press and side plank. You want a strong, jacked core? Build it like this.

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.

Natural Gains: The Proven Training Strategies

Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.

Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

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: Do These Dumbbell Complexes

Two quick workouts to blast off body fat and improve all-around athleticism. Easy to do in a busy gym too. Check 'em out.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

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.

Ab Training Made Simple

You only need two or three exercises to build your abs. The trick is to choose the right exercises and breathe correctly while doing them. Here's how.

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  • Conditioning is a Sham

    According to Rippetoe, you're better off training strength than you are training conditioning. Here’s why.

    The Simple Diet

    Getting lean is simple, just not easy. Here are some uncomplicated rules to follow about food, cheat meals, and more.

    11 Training Tips for the Skinny Fat Ectomorph

    Skinny fat: it's the perfect storm of piss-poor male physical characteristics. Here's what to do if you were dealt this bum hand.

    Bulgarian Split Squats

    Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

    2 Times a Week for Twice the Gains

    You've heard of high-frequency strength training. But what about low frequency? Cut your gym time in half and still make gains. Here's how.

    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.

  • Abs
  • Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

    Fat loss workouts don't have to be drawn out and boring. In fact, the best ones last only four minutes.

    Four Secrets to Beating Stress to Build Muscle

    Stress can rob you of your gains. Here's how to prevent it.

    Dispelling the Glute Myth

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

    If It Fits Your MICROS?

    You can lose fat with any diet that puts you in a caloric deficit. But at what cost? Here are the micronutrients you're missing.

    Tip: How to Not Be Chubby

    It takes a lot of work to get ripped, but going from flabby to average? Not too tough. Here's your plan. No calorie counting required.

    Nasty Ab Training

    Want abs? It's time to crank up the resistance, extend the TUT, and add a proven bodybuilding technique to your workouts. Try these moves!

    4 Big Protein Mysteries Finally Solved

    How much protein should you eat per meal, per day, and during diets? And what kind of protein is best for gains? Answers here.

    Tip: Protein Oat Cake for Breakfast

    A no-sugar added (lazy AF) recipe for those who would rather be eating than baking.