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6 Lessons Learned From the Master Blaster

Joe Weider was way ahead of science when he came out with his principles for building muscle. And now science is backing him up.

Mineral Mining for a Better Body

If your body is lacking a few key minerals, even your best muscle-building endeavors won't get you anywhere. Here’s what you need to know.

Hard Ab Training

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

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  • Single-Leg Training Put To the Test

    Enough theorizing and debating - what really happens when a squat-loving lifter abandons bilateral lifts for single-leg versions?

    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.

    Get Your Mind Right!

    Your brain determines your success as much as your muscles. Here's how to make sure that blob of gray matter doesn't get the best of you.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Reaching Your Potential in the Big 3

    Everybody wants to add more wheels to their squat, bench, and deadlift. But sometimes it's the little things that trip us up. Give this a read and start hitting some PR's.

    Get That Squat Up!

    Leg presses and extensions will build the legs, but if you want to be a masterful squatter you need to get under the bar. Follow this plan.

    Flax Oil vs. Fish Oil

    Which one is best for you? You may be surprised.

    Why You Need More Strength

    Speed training or maximal training? What's the difference and why is knowing the difference important?

    Long Live the Overhead Press

    Overhead pressing is great but it’s not for everyone. You need to be qualified to press. Find out if you are here.

    Blood Simple

    How can you be certain of your health status if you don't understand the first thing about blood work? Here’s what you need to know.

    How to Stay Motivated

    Even the most hardcore lifters experience low motivation. Here's how to get back on track.

    Why Your Knees Perform Like Aging Water Fowl

    Knee pain got you walking real funny-like? Here's what to do and what NOT to do.

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    I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Saturday

    Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

    Leverage Alteration Training

    Pair your exercises the right way and you'll get bigger, faster. Here are 28 ways to do it!

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    I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Tuesday

    Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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    6 Weeks to Superhero - Squat Complex

    I've tried every way known to man to quickly pack on muscle while getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

    Fight the T-Killing Toxins

    Your environment could be making you look soft and lady-like. Here's how to fight the T-lowering toxins.

    The Truth About Prescription Fish Oil

    Is prescription fish oil any better than your favorite fish oil supplement?