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Think you need tons of exercises? Nope. You just need to do the best lifts more frequently. Here's what they are and how to use them for size.

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American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

Tip: A Quick Guide to HCG

Is doctor-prescribed HCG monotherapy better than testosterone replacement therapy? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Are Your Estrogen Levels Too High or Too Low?

Here are the signs to look for and how to get tested.

Tip: Tighten Your Waist With Old-School Vacuums

Train the transverse abdominis with the vacuum exercise for a harder, tighter waist.

A Quick Guide to Perfect Dips

The best chest exercise isn't the bench press. It's the dip. Here's how to do it right for big pecs, strong triceps, and healthy shoulders.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

Worthy vs. Worthless Vitamins: Your Guide

A lot of the most commonly taken vitamins and minerals are a tragic waste of money, but there are a few that you definitely need to take.

Tip: What 2 Weeks Off Really Does to Your Body

Here's how that vacation will affect your size and strength.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

What Overtraining Is and Isn't

Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.

The Chin-Up Project

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

Grow, Ectomorph, Grow

Naturally skinny? Here's how to finally gain some shirt-stretching muscle.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps, and Shoulders

Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.

The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

Tip: Fix Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Feel Awesome

Got lower back pain? It could be caused by this common problem. Here's how to fix it.

How Long Should I Rest Between Sets?

If a trainer says to always rest 3 minutes between sets, he's an idiot. Here are the 9 things you need to consider to get the best results.

The Very Best Way to Build Triceps

So, you want to stretch out your sleeves? The problem is, you can't have big arms without big triceps. Here's exactly what will help you build them.

The 10 Best Ways to Build Your Back

Most people get back training all wrong. We asked our experts to give us their best training tips and tricks. Are you missing any of these moves?

The Insulin Advantage

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

Tip: Do Heavy Squat Stand-Ups

Bust plateaus and add more pounds to the bar with this simple technique. Check it out.

Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

The Best Exercises. Period.

The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

The Best Forearm Exercise

Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.