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Which physique turns heads the most? A big upper body that tapers at the waist: the V-taper. Here's the formula for getting one.

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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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  • Tip: 5 Simple Steps to Better Squats and Deads

    Feeling your squats and deadlifts in your spine and not your muscles? Not good. Here's how to fix it.

    Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

    If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

    The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

    If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

    The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

    The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

    The Texas Method

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

    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.

    The X-Physique Program

    Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

    4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

    Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

    Tip: Take This Strength Test, Save Your Life

    How likely are you to die from a heart-related problem? Find out now. It'll only take a minute.

    The 25 Method

    Forget about traditional sets and reps. This method works better and can be used for strength or hypertrophy. Get the programs here.

    Unpopular Opinion: Deadlifts Aren't That Great

    Unless you're a competitive powerlifter, traditional deadlifts are overrated, especially for athletes. Here's why.

    Tip: The Best Leg Exercise You've Never Tried

    This knee-friendly quad killer allows you to load heavier and really focus on destroying the muscles you want to target.

    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!

    The 40-Day Program

    Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

    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 Ultimate Cluster Training Program

    This advanced program will build rapid strength and add mass to your entire body. Here's how to do it.

    Bustin' Ass 101

    If you think you're way beyond this basic advice, think again. Warning: Not for snowflakes.

    The Single Most Effective Workout Split

    There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

    Full-Body Workouts of the Legends

    The full-body routines of guys like Gironda and Schwarzenegger work as well today as they did 40 or 50 years ago.

    Instantly Boost Strength & Performance

    Push and pull without moving a weight. Sounds odd but it works if you're wanting to get stronger or instantly perform better. Here's how.

    Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

    Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

    9 Exercises for a Complete Back

    Always doing the same two back exercises? That doesn't cut it. For more size and strength, try these variations.

    Core Training That Isn't Stupid

    Drop the planks and crunches. There's a better way. Here's how to really train your core to build overall strength and athleticism.