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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.

20 Ways to Train Smarter

Get better results for every major body part and big lift with these innovative exercise hacks.

The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

Bigger, Better Glutes

The hip thrust is the go-to move for building athletic speed and power, in addition to building a great butt. Here’s how to do it. 

Sprinting for Muscle

Here's how sprinting can make you stronger, leaner, and more muscular.

Eat Big and Gain Nothing But Muscle

What you eat will either be used by muscle or stored as fat. It's called nutrient partitioning. Here's how to optimize it.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

5/3/1 and Athletes

Sports specific training is a myth. Athletes need to be mobile, fast, and strong, and it starts by following the basic rules outlined here.

Strength Training: College Edition

The best years are often the college years. If you follow a smart training program like this one, they can also be your best muscle-building years.

2 Times a Week for Twice the Gains

You've heard of high-frequency strength training. But what about low frequency? Cut your gym time in half and still make gains. Here's how.

10 Reasons Bodybuilders Are Bigger Than Powerlifters

They both lifts weights. They both train hard. They both use drugs at the pro levels. So why are bodybuilders more jacked than powerlifters?

3 Tricks for Faster Fat Loss

Add these three simple strategies to your diet plan and watch the fat fly off!

Enormous and Strong Legs: The Mountain Dog Way

Most lifters are lacking in the leg department. Why? Because the type of training you have to do for leg growth is brutal. Here’s how to get it done.

Farmer's Walks for Fat Loss

Coach Nick T. shows how this classic strongman exercise can turn your boring workout into a metabolism-stoking, fat-incinerating machine.

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

Fat loss workouts don't have to be drawn out and boring. In fact, the best ones last only four minutes.

The Five Principles of Radical Fat Loss

Need to lose fat and lose it quickly? This is your guide. Check it out.

The Right Way to Stretch the Pecs

Stretches to ensure chest/shoulder stability, health, AND performance. Check ‘em out.

Lactic Acid Training for Fat Loss

Increase lactic acid to increase growth hormone and get shredded. One problem: It really hurts. Check out the program.

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.

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.

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"