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Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

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DeFranco Agile 8

A simple warm-up routine that’s helped powerlifters, meatheads, and other anti-mobility dudes feel better and progress faster in their workouts with fewer injuries. Check it out.

The Chin-Up Project

Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.

The Best Strength Training Method of All Time

Cluster training is unbeatable for strength gains. But which type should you use? Here's what you need to know.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

If you think full body training is just for noobs, you're missing out. Here's how to bring back the gains with this advanced approach.

Tip: Save the Cardio for Later

Ready to lose fat? When are you planning to add cardio? Here's the mistake that most people make.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

3 Ways to Power Up Your Glutes

Build superhero legs and glutes by combining three powerful cues while squatting or deadlifting.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

Tip: 4 Exercises for an Extreme V-Taper

Want cobra lats? Add these to your back workouts.

Tip: Eat a Chocolate Bar a Day

Eating the right kind of chocolate bars can improve your health in a number of ways. It can even build muscle. Here's what you need to know.

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.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

Tip: The 8-Hour Weight Vest Diet

Science says this will help you lose a pound of fat per week without changing your diet. Details here.

Big Arms in 8 Workouts

Here's a brutal workout that'll build noticeable size on your biceps and triceps in just one month. Guaranteed.

The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

Thick and Wide: The Back Solution

Here's how to get a thick, wide back... and why what you're doing now is probably holding back your gains.

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

Stuff We Like – Supplements 2

Feel better, get healthier, and improve your erection health. Here's what we take and where to get it.

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 Get Shredded Diet

This diet plan is extreme. It's extremely strict and extremely tough. But it also works extremely well. You'll be shocked by how fast you drop body fat.

The 5 Biggest Fat Loss Mistakes

Even experienced lifters make these mistakes. Here's what to do instead, plus a complete three-phase diet and training plan.

The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.