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The Key to Continuous Muscle Growth

Here's what to do when your training plan stops working. And it will stop working.

Tip: One Steroid Cycle – The Muscle Memory Effect

We finally understand the amazing truth about muscle memory, and it's good news for steroid users and even natties.

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.

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.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps, and Shoulders

Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.

Nothing Works Like Sequential Training

Want strength? Want size? Here's a smart plan that uses phase potentiation to help you with both goals.

Adamantium Abs: 6 Core Exercises You Need

Use these moves to build real-world core strength. Or, you know, just do them because abs look awesome. Whatever.

9 Exercises for a Complete Back

Always doing the same two back exercises? That doesn't cut it. For more size and strength, try these variations.

8 Injections That Heal Injuries

The needle is better than the knife. Here are the latest scientific advances in healing joint, tendon, and muscle injuries.

How to Look Freakin' Awesome

Using simple formulas, Romaniello has come up with the clearest definition of “looking awesome” yet. You have to check this out to see where you stand!

The New Rules of Over-40 Lifting

Everything most young coaches tell you about over-40 training is wrong. Here's why and what to do instead.

Tip: Master the Meadows Row

Build your stubborn back with this soon-to-be-classic mass builder.

8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.

8 Back Exercises You've Never Even Seen

These new rowing exercises will not only build a thick back, they'll force you to (finally) use optimal form.

Tip: The Right & Wrong Way to Do Weighted Push-Ups

Loaded push-ups with plates or bands are awesome... if you get the resistance in the right place. Here's what you need to know.

The Best Training Method You're Not Using

This training method adds volume and builds strength, size, and endurance while getting you ripped. It's also fun. Here's how to do it.

The Best Way to Keep Getting Stronger

Strength gains stalled out? Use this powerful progression method to build stronger muscles and tendons so you'll never plateau.

4 Anabolic Metcon Workouts

Some lifters avoid conditioning work because they're afraid of losing muscle... and their athleticism and waistlines suffer. Here's the fix.

The Simple No-Machines Workout

No machines, no problem! This free-weights only program will build size and strength better than machines anyway.

Kipping Pull-Ups: The Truth

Is the kipping pull-up a legit movement or an exercise abomination? You may be surprised.

Reawaken Your Rhomboids

Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

You (Probably) Don't Need to Train Arms

Many lifters don't need direct biceps and triceps work. Some need a little. Some need a lot. Here's how to know what's best for your body and your goals.