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The Eat As Much As You Want Diet

Lose body fat without counting calories by choosing the right nutrient dense foods. Choose wrong and you'll end up with a condition called “toxic hunger.”

Hard Body Training for Women

Lean. Hard. Strong. These workouts combine explosive training, metcon, and a unique concept where you train the same muscles two days in a row.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

5 Insane Biceps and Triceps Workouts

Do one of these extremely high-volume finishers every fourth day and you won't need to do any additional biceps or triceps training. Get the workouts here.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.4

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

The Belt and the Deadlift

Chances are you're using the wrong belt when you deadlift. Worse yet, you may not even know why or how to use it.

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

Phoenix Theory

There are four stages to a successful physique transformation. And if you want to make it through them, you'd better be ready to burn. Here’s how.

The 6 Toughest Leg Press Variations

The leg press is no slouch when it comes to building leg size, especially when you use these thigh-splitting variations.

19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

Find the most effective variations of the squat and the deadlift to fit your body and your goals.

Master the Reverse-Grip Bench Press

Don't be scared. The reverse-grip bench press can be safely used to hit new, pain-free PR’s. Here’s how.

The Best Set and Rep Scheme for Your Goal

What's the best set and rep scheme to get big? What about to get strong? How about to get faster? Here's your answer.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

6 Coaches Weigh in on Pull-Ups

You know you should be doing pull-ups. But what's the best way to attack them? Six of our coaches tell you what works for them.

6 Questions About Tempo Training

When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

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.

Mountain Dog Training for Intermediates

John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period!

Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.

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.

Reawaken Your Rhomboids

Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

Seven Metabolic Finishers to Burn Fat

Burn body fat, improve conditioning, and make each workout an ass kicking success. Here’s how.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Genetics

Genetics do matter. But how much?

Four Weeks to a New Max

A simple, methodical way to hit new PRs on all the major lifts in just four weeks.