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How to Harness the Anabolic Power of Cell Volume

Muscle cell volume is a main driver of a muscular physique. Here are a few easy steps to maximize it.

10 Forgotten Tips for Smarter Lifting

Mike Robertson wants to remind you to do some of the great stuff you used to, but may have forgotten about.

The Definition of an Expert

Everybody is an expert today… except they’re really not. Here’s how to separate the experts from the fakers.

Hard Ab Training

A quick and dirty old-school routine you can do in 6 to 10 minutes.

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  • Big Without Strong is Nothing

    The road to a massive body that sports its own zip code begins with simply getting stronger. Here's a minimalist approach to getting maximal results.

    7 Triple Threat Protocols for an Awesome Burn

    A simple yet exciting way to spice up your old workout to stimulate new growth and burn fat.

    Your Cardio Makes No Sense

    Is puking on your shoes really improving your conditioning? Here's a scientific approach to building the aerobic and anaerobic systems.

    Rise of the Cardio Machines

    Here are some innovative ways to get a kick-ass conditioning workout at the boring old commercial gym.

    A New Take on 5 Things

    Cardio, functional training, and mobility. Check out this fresh take on the stuff lifters love to hate.

    Iron Evolution – Phase 8

    How does a broken-down powerlifter turn himself into a jacked-up bodybuilder? He gets help from three top coaches.

    Powerful Reasons to Use a Workout Log

    The secret to long-term gains isn't a special exercise or magic supplement, and it costs less than five bucks a year.

    7 Things I Learned in 2011

    How to make sweet, sweet, love to a ball and other wonderful lessons learned by Eric Cressey in the past year.

    Scorch Muscle With the Dubreuil Effect

    It’s a plan only for true muscle masochists. It was first proposed in Iron Man magazine in 1976. We know why it didn't get popular – it hurt too much.

    The Nutritional Dr. House: Case 1

    Bodybuilding's Dr. House applies his nutritional knowledge and insight to cure a lifter who's lost his will to lift.

    Make Your Routine Less Routine

    Variety doesn't have to mean replacing the basics with Bosu balls and Zumba classes. Try this to shake things up.

    Cleans and Snatches Made Easier

    You don’t have to be an Olympian to do these. If you want to burn fat, increase power, and gain athleticism, master these lifts.

    Gruesome Tales from the Garage

    Horrible setbacks can happen when you're pursuing strength. Are these stories horrific, or are they inspiring?

    5 Simple Tips for Bigger Tugs

    Cool ways to drive up your deadlift numbers, fast.

    9 Random Training Tips

    Stop neglecting upper back work, lunge better, and get mobile. It’s time to ramp up your training.

    4 Reasons Why You're Not Making Progress

    Training slumps are inevitable. But there’s a reason they happen. Here’s what’s causing yours, and what to do about it.

    The Fat Loss Hierarchy

    Designing your own diet to get you healthy and lean is as easy as counting from one to eight. Here’s how.

    5 Surefire Steps to Setting Goals

    Here's a fast and effective way to get on the path to success.

    Choices

    What every lifter should know about personal responsibility, the greatest factor for success, and the benefits of adversity.

    4 Sure-Fire Ways To Kill Progress

    Not sure why you’re still not jacked? Here’s your answer… and how to fight it.