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Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

Ready to get lean but not ready to count every calorie? Here are three things you can start doing today.

The Complete Guide to T Replacement

Do you think you have low testosterone? Here's everything you need to know, from symptoms and testing to injecting and what to expect.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

Real Men Do Sissy Squats

This forgotten squat exercise is still one of the best ways to build quads.

Stuff We Like – Food & Snacks 6

Who here likes to eat? What a coincidence, so do we! Here's some of our favorite, physique-friendly foods.

Tip: The Number One Hip Thrust Mistake

It's one of the best exercises for glutes... if you do it right. Here's where most people get it wrong.

Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

Lean vs. Shredded: The Cold Hard Truth

Getting lean is easy. Getting shredded is the hardest thing you'll ever do. Here are the 8 differences you need to know.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

The Core Training Reality Check

Let's bust three ab training myths, test for real abdominal strength, and learn the best way to build a strong, athletic core.

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  • The Best Damn No-Weights Workout

    Even an advanced lifter can get a damn good workout at home – without any special equipment. Here's how.

    Tip: 3 Reasons Trap Bar Deadlifts Are King

    For non-powerlifters, trap bar deads beat the pants off the barbell variation. Here's why.

    The Best Way to Build Your Butt

    What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

    Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

    Sounds crazy, but it works if you use this smart training strategy. Check it out.

    The Case Against Trap Training

    Your traps are puny, and it's probably because you train them directly with shrugs. Here's a better way build your yoke.

    Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

    Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.

    Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

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

    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.

    Arnold's Agonist-Antagonist Training

    Train opposing muscle groups together, like Arnold did, and you'll build more muscle in less time while also developing muscular balance.

    Barbells Behind Bars

    The author was sentenced to 10 years in prison. He started lifting to build up his self-esteem and, more importantly, to protect his ass from getting shanked.

    Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

    The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

    How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

    Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

    The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

    Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.