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The Lifter's Guide to Sprinting

Sprinting leans you out while building you up. Here's your expert guide to working sprints into your training plan.

10 Rules for Hardgainers

Tired of hearing "eat big to get big" by dopes who've always been big? Finally, some smart advice from someone who's been there.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

4 Big Protein Mysteries Finally Solved

How much protein should you eat per meal, per day, and during diets? And what kind of protein is best for gains? Answers here.

Build Muscle at Home

Can't get to the gym because of the weather, a global pandemic, or a zombie uprising? Build muscle anyway with these moves.

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

Tip: Do Heavy Squat Stand-Ups

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

Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.

Powerbuilding: 4 Ways to Get Big and Strong

Mix heavy lifts with moderate lifts and blend powerlifter strength with bodybuilder size.

The 3 Essential Workout Methods for Muscle

There are three training mechanisms that contribute to building muscle. You need to use all of them to grow. Here's how.

The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises

A guide to mastering and progressing the GHR, Nordic ham curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.

Grow Muscle, End Disease, Live Longer

Are mitochondria the last frontier of muscle? Control them and you control everything.

Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

Shoulder Shocker

Powerful delts are essential for athletes, but the shoulder joint is prone to injury. Increase the health of your shoulders to increase the size of your delts.

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

Tip: Take Creatine When You CAN'T Train?

Can creatine monohydrate help you retain muscle during a layoff? Here's the science.

What Average Joes Don't Get About Lifting

Here's how to respond the next time some butthead says that he could look like you, too, if he had the time to work out all day.

Tip: High-Dose TRT or Mild Steroid Cycle?

Some docs are prescribing larger dosages of T for men with low test. But is this TRT or an actual steroid cycle? Is it safe? Info here.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

Tip: The Workout Cure for Dad Bod

To fight that fat gut, what's better? More weight training or more cardio? Let's see what science says.

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

Whether you're taking a planned break from training or you're struck by sickness or injury, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent muscle loss.

Core Training That Isn't Stupid

Drop the planks and crunches. There's a better way. Here's how to really train your core to build overall strength and athleticism.

The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.