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It takes a special breed of animal to be able to deadlift 3X his bodyweight. Here's how to become one.

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Honest Advice About Steroids

Thinking about using? Our experts have some heartfelt advice for you that you won't hear anywhere else.

Tip: The Colbert Full-Body Workout Plan

This classic high-frequency program will have you training your entire body every other day. Check it out.

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

Neural Charge Training

I've found nothing that works better than Neural Charge Training at increasing the rate of gains and enhancing recovery. You want to experience that? Here's how.

Kettlebells Beat Dumbbells for Biceps

Training the biceps with kettlebells provides stimulation that dumbbells can't hope to duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

Look Like a Bodybuilder, Perform Like an Athlete

Building muscle size, strength, and explosive power – as a single strategy – produces the absolute best gains, period! Here's how.

The 11 Laws of Athletic Muscle

Make the most of your gains by training like an athlete. Build muscle that performs as good as it looks. Here's how.

Women Shouldn't Train Like Men

Sure, women should lift weights and avoid excess cardio, just like men. But there are some differences when it comes to training, programming, and injury prevention.

5 Insane Biceps and Triceps Workouts

Do one of these extremely high-volume finishers every fourth day and you won't need to do any additional biceps or triceps training. Get the workouts here.

Hang Clean For Total Body Power

How do you train nearly 200 muscles in your body with one, easy to learn lift? You perform the hang clean. Here's the simple way to do it.

10 Secrets to Building Mass

Ten secrets, eight exercises, and one sweet three-day-a-week program to help you pile on muscle weight fast.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.3

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

Finding Your Big 3 Lifts

Powerlifters have to bench, squat, and deadlift. But what if you just want to impress the ladies when your clothes come off?

Wave Ladders for Maximum Strength

Ladders and wave loading are both great ways to build size and strength, but combine them and you get something magical.

The 5/2 Fat-Loss Diet for Lifters

Eat normally five days a week and eat a reduced-calorie diet on two non-consecutive days. What could be easier?

Fake Strength: Stop Arching the Bench Press

Re-think the big arch for bench pressing. It doesn't create any real strength, and admit it: it's cheating. Here’s why.

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?

Iron Evolution: Reflections – Part 1

The next phase in Dave's iron evolution is helping others, and he's starting with you.

Don't Be Like Donald Duck

Six great exercises to fix the common problem of excessive anterior pelvic tilt.

11 Training Tips for the Skinny Fat Ectomorph

Skinny fat: it's the perfect storm of piss-poor male physical characteristics. Here's what to do if you were dealt this bum hand.

Mountain Dog Training for Intermediates

John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.

Dumbbell Floor Presses for Strength, Size, and Health

Master this exercise and you’ll build some new muscle and maybe even fix your nagging shoulder pain.

Back-Friendly Leg Training

Leg training should push you to your physical limits without crushing your back. Here's the smart way to make it happen.