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Tip: A Quick Guide to Hardcore Sleeping

Inadequate sleep reduces insulin sensitivity and makes you fat. Here's why and how to get more restorative sleep.

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

Heel-Raised Squats: Good or Bad?

Will elevating your heels during squats make you injury prone, unathletic, or unable to do regular squats? Nope. Here's why.

Get Jacked Without Leaving Your House

Stuck at home? Here's how to whip up some homemade gains with eight advanced training methods.

Shredded in 6 Days

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

Tip: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

Gold School: Triceps So Big...

I'm thinking about great, big triceps. Triceps so thick that you'd have to rest them on a desk or chair to keep them from tiring your shoulders and elbows. What did these old-school guys do to get them?

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!

Oil Bags: Rise of the Idiots

You've seen their ridiculous photos. Now it's time you heard the truth about how and why they do it.

DeFranco Agile 8

A simple warm-up routine that’s helped powerlifters, meatheads, and other anti-mobility dudes feel better and progress faster in their workouts with fewer injuries. Check it out.

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.

Training Percentages Made Simple

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

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".

Train at Home. Get Better Gains

Stop depending on a commercial gym. Here's why you need to build a simple home gym and how to do it.

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.

Tip: Take This Vitamin for Better Sex

For females, sex drive, arousal, and O's all get better with this vitamin.

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?

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Tip: Band Resisted Jackknife

Want a really strong core? Add this tough ab exercise to your program.

7 Truths About Strength Training

Getting strong goes beyond lifting heavy. Here's what experienced lifters know that keeps them going long after most have quit.

The Best Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.