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Lifters Over 30 Need to Get Real

You still have decades left in your training career, but you need to start doing these four things before it's too late.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

Westside for Skinny Bastards 1

Skinny? Interested in packing on muscle mass and having the strength to back it up? This program is for you.

Tip: Mix This Into Your Food to Get Super Healthy

This forgotten food has been rediscovered and science is pretty excited about its many healthful effects.

Can YOU Pass the New Army Fitness Test?

All soldiers have to pass the new combat fitness test. Could you? Here's how to prepare yourself.

Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

CrossFit: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

CrossFit is the greatest thing ever to happen to barbell training, except for all the awful parts of it.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

10 Reasons Bodybuilders Are Bigger Than Powerlifters

They both lifts weights. They both train hard. They both use drugs at the pro levels. So why are bodybuilders more jacked than powerlifters?

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

Mountain Dog Arms

Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

The Truth About EMS

Can you really zap on muscles, get abs, and boost athletic performance with EMS? Yes... and no. Here are the facts.

Steroids for Dummies

Everything you ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.

The Missing Deadlift Variation

Chances are you're not doing this incredibly effective deadlift variation. And if you are, you're probably making some mistakes. Let's fix that.

5 Advanced Supplements Newbies Don't Deserve

You don't need high-octane fuel or nitro if you're only driving a Prius. The same thing applies to newbie lifters and high-octane supplements.

Myofibrillar Growth & Conditioning – The Program

Use high-intensity repeat training (HIRT) to build striated muscle, boost athletic strength, and develop machine-like endurance.

The Chin-Up Project

Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.

Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

This Stuff is Rocket Fuel for the Mind & Body

Boost mood and motivation. Increase performance. Heighten concentration. Supercharge the mind-muscle connection.

Tip: The Absolute Best Way to Burn Calories

This training method burns a whopping 400 calories in just 20 minutes. Check it out

How Not to Go Bald

Stopping hair loss is possible. And you might even be able to grow some back. Here's a sciency look at 12 treatments.

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.