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Is a 300-Pound Bench Rare?

Is a 300-pound bench press as rare as a 21-year-old Swedish lingerie model who loves watching football and rough and tumble pillow fights with her twin sister?

The Push Press

Everything you need to know about the push press.

The Fat Loss Hierarchy

Designing your own diet to get you healthy and lean is as easy as counting from one to eight. Here’s how.

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period!

Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.

The Pulse Feast

Gain muscle, stay lean, and do it all without having to worry about food. Here’s how.

7 Ab Exercises That Actually Work

Newsflash: Chances are, your "cutting edge" core-training program is a joke! Here's a logical way to a midsection that gets noticed.

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  • Mass Made Simple

    A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

    How to Master the Power Clean

    The power clean just might be the best barbell exercise you aren't doing. Here’s why you should make it a part of your program.

    Want Big Arms? Stop Wasting Your Time!

    You've spent 6 months trying to add a quarter inch to your arms. Dr Darden has just one question: “Why take 6 months to do it when you could do the same thing in 2 weeks?” Here's how...

    Shredded at Last

    Here’s how to get rid of those last few pounds of stubborn fat with carb cycling and just the right amount of conditioning work.

    W-i-d-e-r, Real-Man Shoulders

    A look back at bodybuilding history plus a great workout for your delts. Check it out.

    Shoulder Savers - Part 1

    How to build strong and healthy shoulders.

    Baseball and Bad Men

    A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

    The “One Lift a Day” Program

    The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.

    The Most Hated Man in Bodybuilding

    In this classic T Nation interview, one of the freakiest, strangest guys in bodybuilding answers some tough questions.

    The Best Damn Cortisol Article Ever

    It's been called the stress hormone, the belly fat hormone, and the thief of gains. But it doesn't have to be any of those. Here's how to control it.

    The 7 Best Strength Exercises You Don't Do

    Trying to add more plates? Eliminate the weaknesses holding you back. Use these unique exercises for bigger numbers on the big three.

    Tip: The Oblique Exercise You Need

    Want a midsection that's as hard as a tree trunk? Well, stop eating donuts. Also, do this rotation exercise.

    A New Protein, A Designer Carbohydrate

    Accelerate gains. Protect muscle. Make any mass phase or fat-loss plan work even better. Here's the most versatile supplement on the planet.

    Tip: A Great Reason to Do Whole-Body Workouts

    They increase the amount of a growth-regulating protein almost twice as much as an upper body/lower body split. Here's the science.

    3 Capsules for Perfect Sleep

    Chill out, reduce nighttime anxiety, and get the best sleep of your life. You'll lose fat easily and produce more testosterone. Here's how.

    The Real Driver of Muscle Growth

    A 6-month long study used experienced lifters to pinpoint what amount of volume would build the most muscle and strength. Here's what they found.

    Your Guide To Heavy-Light Training

    You don't have to choose between looking great and performing well. Achieve both goals with this training plan.