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Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

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Neanderthal No More - Part 4

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

Can't Add Size to Your Biceps?

Direct grip and forearm training can be just what you need when arm gains have stalled out. Here’s why, plus a full training program to get you started.

Tip: The Cardiac Output Method

Improve your resting heart rate, recover faster, and live longer. It's incredibly easy to do, but most lifters avoid it.

Tip: How to Do a Real Box Squat

Most people who say they're doing box squats, well, aren't. Here's how to do it right, plus a list of benefits.

Tip: Monster Glutes, Meatier Hamstrings

Build an athletic butt and strong hamstrings with these clever exercise variations.

Build a Monster Squat

Wanna squat more weight? Your weakest links must get stronger. Here's how to find and fix them.

The Very Best Way to Build Forearms

I lift hard and I can crush you. That's the message big forearms send the world. Here's how our pros and experts train them.

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

Whether you're taking a planned break from training or you're struck by sickness or injury, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent muscle loss.

Death to Small Quads

This workout plan will make jeans shopping a nightmare. Take a look.

The Badass Deadlift Program

Here's a devastatingly effective (and even fun) deadlift program that makes you want to run to the gym to try it out.

The Effects of Eating Truckloads of Protein

What happens when you consume extra protein? Like 700% more than RDA guidelines? Here's the real science.

Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation

The push-pull training split has been building slabs of muscle for generations. But can it be improved? You bet. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Floor Press

Here's why you should sometimes bench press without a bench.

Training Percentages Made Simple

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

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

Tip: One Forearm Exercise to Rule Them All

Build a crushing grip and big nasty forearms with this unique exercise. Here's how.

Boost Testosterone, Control Estrogen – Naturally

This healthy plant extract raises testosterone and lowers estrogen, along with making muscle fibers grow thicker. Here's how.

The Bodyweight Workout for Big Guys

Big? Check! Strong? Check! Now it's time to move like an athlete, ramp up your conditioning, and feel incredible. Here's exactly how to do it.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

Tip: Do the Anti-Press for Real Core Strength

Increase core stability and also boost shoulder strength and mobility with this advanced exercise. Check it out.

Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

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.

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