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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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The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

Tip: A Better Bodyweight Squat

Ditch the pistol squat and try this instead.

Burn 450% More Calories Without Cardio

Five ways to burn fat that beat the crap out of cardio. The secret? How you perform the last set of a weight lifting exercise can lead to dramatic fat loss without losing any muscle.

The X-Physique Program

Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

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.

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

Tip: Test Your REAL Upper Body Strength

Two exercises are all you need to test out your upper body strength for sports performance. Check 'em out.

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

4 Ways to Burn Fat That Beat HIIT

How to use Supramaximal Interval Training (SMIT) to torch fat, improve fitness, and increase athletic performance.

Tip: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.

Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

How to Build 50 Pounds of Muscle in 12 Months

DC training works. Never heard of it? Here’s what it is and how to do it.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

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

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

Tip: Always Start With An Empty Bar

Some of the strongest lifters on the planet start their workouts with an empty bar. Here's why you should too.

The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.

The Daily Squat Cure

A single "squat day" isn't going to cut it anymore. Bring up your Olympic lifts by starting every workout with squats. Here’s how.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.1

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

The Gironda System

Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

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: Boost Strength Instantly With 2 Exercises

Take the brakes off your nervous system and you'll automatically be able to lift more. Here's how to do it.