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Tip: Eat Sauerkraut, Even If You Hate It

It's one of the best foods you're probably not eating but definitely should be. Here's why and how much you need to gag down.

3 Stretches That Make Things Worse

Everyone does these three stretches... and just about everyone is screwing them up. Are you?

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

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.

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

Why CrossFit Girls Are Stronger Than You

Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.

The 100-Day Squat Challenge

A scientist decides to squat heavy for 100 days in a row to see what happens. What he discovered will change your ideas about training.

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.

5 Form Mistakes You Don't Know You're Making

Pulldowns, overhead presses, bench presses, pull-ups, rows. Your form sucks on all of them. Really. Here's where you're messing up.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

Tip: The PPL Training Split

If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Heart Health: 5 Strategies You Don't Know

Given the prevalence of heart problems with young people – even young athletes – it's time to start giving the heart a little love. Here's how.

Lifters Over 30 Need to Get Real

You still have decades left in your training career, but you need to start doing these four things before it's too late.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

Tip: The Coffee for Lifters Only

It tastes amazing, it fuels muscle growth, and it makes your overworked joints feel better. Here's how to whip up a steaming cup.

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.

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.

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.

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.

Natural Gains: The Proven Training Strategies

Here are some proven strategies for all-natty size and strength gains, and how to put them all together into a workout plan.

The Best Damn High Volume Workout Plan for Natties

Not on steroids? Grow anyway with this smart training approach.

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 Transition

They say fitness has to become a lifestyle. True, but how do you do that exactly? Try this.