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Carbs: When, How Many, and What Kind

Should you be going low carb, high carb, or somewhere in between? What carbs are best? How should they be timed? We ask the experts.

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.

Tip: Hanging Leg Raise – 3 Mistakes to Avoid

It's one of the best ab exercises out there, but hardly anyone does it right. Here's how to really do it.

Tip: Squat Without Hip Pain

Notice a pinching sensation when you squat? Not good. Here are 5 ways to fix the problem.

Tip: This Beats the Bulgarian Split Squat

Hammer your legs with this exercise variation that's safer and tougher than the original. Take a look.

7 Proven Squat & Deadlift Boosters

There's more to obliterating squat and deadlift sticking points than just increasing volume. Here are 7 ways to do it.

Freaky Strong Calves: The Workout Program

If this five-step calf training program doesn't work for you, then you're just not trying hard enough. Check it out, if you dare.

Complete Guide to Big Biceps & Triceps

If this smart, brutal plan doesn't help you build your biceps and triceps, nothing will. Do it, then go buy some new T-shirts.

Tip: Do The One-Kettlebell Workout

Ramp up your conditioning with only one kettlebell and your bodyweight. Here's the workout.

Bodybuilding vs Powerlifting Squat

Which is better, the bodybuilding squat or the powerlifting squat? The ten differences you need to know to maximize results.

20-Minute Muscle Builder

All you need is a bar, a bench, and 20 spare minutes to build a strong and muscular body. Want to lean up too? Add 4 minutes.

Isometric Exercises That Work!

Isometric training works for building muscle, but you've probably been doing it all wrong. Here's how to get real results with isometrics.

More Muscle in 10 Minutes A Day

With just a kettlebell and a home pull-up bar you can easily increase your training frequency and pack on some new muscle. Here’s how.

Building a Superhuman Core

Meatheads say, “Just squat and deadlift, bro. That's all the core training you'll ever need.” Too bad they're wrong.

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  • Built for Bad: Strength Circuits

    Strength circuits provide the perfect balance of heavy loads, rep volume, and work density to produce the very best gains in strength, size, and leanness. Get the plan here.

    Reactive Pump Hypertrophy

    Stimulate growth and recovery with this unique training system. Get the complete program here, free.

    Hamstring Hell: Sliding Leg Curls

    Sliding leg curls look easy... until you try them. For brutally fast hypertrophy gains, they're hard to beat.

    Dumbbells For Massive Legs

    Dumbbells aren't just for upper body lifts. Add variation to your lower body training with these kick-butt dumbbell exercises.

    5 Drills That Are Better Than the Prowler

    You say you can't afford a Prowler? Not to worry; there are several low-tech alternatives you can use that might even be better than the Prowler.

    Fix Your Front Squat

    Everyone loves the front squat, right? Yeah, probably not. But you’d grow to love it if you fixed these common weaknesses.

    PLP: The 60-Day Challenge

    Increase muscle gain and accelerate fat loss in just a few minutes a day with this simple supplemental workout.

    DeFranco Prowler Training

    That which does not kill us makes us stronger... and faster, and bigger, and a hell of a lot tougher. Here’s how to use a pushing sled to get it all.

    Building a Bodybuilder Back

    Saying you're going to train your back is like saying you're going to train your front. You gotta' get more specific if you want to progress. Here’s how.

    Best of Quads

    Five great exercises to hammer your quads. Some you know, some you don’t! Check ‘em out.