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The Answer for Massive Calves

To build a set of standout calves, you need to think outside the box. Here’s how.

Bodyweight Strength & Conditioning From Home

Blast your upper body. Smash your lower body. Build your conditioning. And do it all with a foam roller. Wait, what?

Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!

The Ultimate Shoulder Day

Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

Building a Bigger Yoke

Because nothing says "I am strong" quite like a monstrous set of traps and a beer keg for a neck.

Tip: How to Develop an Adonis Belt

Here's how to build the sexiest muscle there is.

Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

The 7 Best Workouts for Fat Loss

Any fool can lose fat, but getting shredded while keeping or even building muscle takes know-how. Here's how to do it.

Tip: The Right & Wrong Way to Do Weighted Push-Ups

Loaded push-ups with plates or bands are awesome... if you get the resistance in the right place. Here's what you need to know.

What Overtraining Is and Isn't

Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.

Tip: Do Straight-Arm Pulldowns For Lats

Nail the lats and enhance your V-taper with this exercise. Check it out.

12-Minute Workout Spikes Anabolic Hormones

Boost testosterone and growth hormone while smoking your hamstrings, glutes, back, and lungs.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

5 Grip & Forearm Exercises That Actually Work

Build a crushing grip and add a new slab of muscle to your forearms. Here are 5 exercises you've never seen before to help you do it.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

Superhuman Planks

If you can do anything other than focus on not blacking out while performing a plank, you're doing it wrong.

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  • Effective Training for Busy Men

    Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.

    Reawaken Your Rhomboids

    Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

    A Simple Program for Complex Results

    If you want to build muscle as fast as humanly possible, here's a complete A-Z program to help you do just that.

    The Periodization Bible - Part 1

    Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

    Get Inside-Out Peeled

    Every lifter should get completely ripped at least once. Don't think you can do it? You can. Here's how.

    High-Rep Deadlifts Are Dead

    All those benefits people think they're getting from high-rep deads? They're not. But there is something you can do to make those gains.