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Grow, Ectomorph, Grow

Naturally skinny? Here's how to finally gain some shirt-stretching muscle.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

The Get Shredded Diet

This diet plan is extreme. It's extremely strict and extremely tough. But it also works extremely well. You'll be shocked by how fast you drop body fat.

CrossFit and Steroids

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

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

  • Abs
  • Muscle Up Top, Hustle Down Below

    Want a bodybuilder upper body and a linebacker lower body? Here's your program.

    12 Little Changes For Big Gains

    Get bigger, get leaner, and build strength without overhauling your whole dang life. Make these simple changes and tweaks.

    5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

    Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

    The Hybrid Split

    No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

    A Lifter's Guide to Alcohol

    What impact does drinking have on your physique and performance goals? How does alcohol affect testosterone, estrogen, HGH, and cortisol? The answers here.

    Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

    How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.

    Olympic Lifting Made Simple

    A tested program that will quickly get you dominating on the Olympic lifting platform.

    8-Week Basic Strength Plan

    Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

    Total Body Training

    Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

    The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

    Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

    Myofibrillar Growth & Conditioning – The Program

    Use high-intensity repeat training (HIRT) to build striated muscle, boost athletic strength, and develop machine-like endurance.

    Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

    Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

    The Complete Power Look Program

    The look of power cannot be faked. Here's how to build a body that has the "go" to back up the "show".

    4 Weeks to Big Arms

    You can lie to yourself and say big arms aren't important to you. Or, you can follow this program for a month and finally build them.

    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: This Hybrid Ab Exercise Will Make You Cry

    But hey, at least you'll be a crybaby with great abs. Check it out.