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The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

Westside for Skinny Bastards 1

Skinny? Interested in packing on muscle mass and having the strength to back it up? This program is for you.

Tip: How NOT to Train When Dieting

The way you instinctively want to train when on a cutting plan might be doing more harm than good. Here's why.

Stuff We Like – Equipment 3

Tough workouts require tough equipment. Here are some of our favorite accessories and where to get them.

Tip: The Exercise That Fixes Everything

It's the lift nobody does but everybody needs.

How To Build Superhero Muscle

How do celebs build superhero bodies so fast? No, it's not always with anabolics. Get the answer here and try this program.

The Truth About Rest-Pause Training

If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

Tip: Immunize Yourself Against Fat Gain

Consume a little bit of this substance every day to prevent fat gain or lose fat. Here's the science.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

Tip: The Effects of Low-Dose Creatine

A new study shows how little creatine you can take and still reap the athletic performance benefits. Check it out.

Today's Lifters Are Snowflakes

The modern lifter is being a pantywaist... and he doesn't even realize it. He needs a kick in the butt. Here it is.

The Truth About Waist Trainers

Figure and bikini competitors use them. Celebrities endorse them. But what's really happening to the body when squeems are used? Here's the nasty truth.

Lunges: You're Doing Them Wrong

There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.

Fasted Cardio Eats Muscle

When most people diet and train for fat loss, they lose a lot of muscle too. That's dumb and totally unnecessary. Here's how to avoid it.

Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Drink This, Not That!

The truth about milk, sports drinks, beer, almond milk, broth, coffee and tea, bottled water, and more.

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 Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

A Joint-by-Joint Approach to Training

Think about training from a joint perspective and you’ll get better results from your workouts. Here’s how.

The Truth About Bulking

There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.