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The Squat Is Overrated

The squat is a great exercise, no doubt. But research shows that, for bodybuilding, it misses a lot of leg muscles. You need these exercises too.

4 Things You Don't Know About TRT

Testosterone replacement therapy is getting more common, but there's still a lot of ignorance out there. Let's smash it.

Bulletproof Your Body

Common weaknesses and imbalances and how to fix them.

3 Complexes for Rapid Female Fat Loss

Burn fat, improve strength, increase conditioning, and build beautiful muscle in only a few hard minutes a day.

10 Rules for Hardgainers

Tired of hearing "eat big to get big" by dopes who've always been big? Finally, some smart advice from someone who's been there.

Does Your "Fat Math" Add Up?

Fat is back on the menu, but the amount and kind you eat matters. Fix your health and improve your body comp. Get your fat facts straightened out here.

The Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

Think you need tons of exercises? Nope. You just need to do the best lifts more frequently. Here's what they are and how to use them for size.

The Testosterone Boosting Workout

Train in a way that's specifically designed to elevate post-workout testosterone production. Here's exactly how you do it.

The Squat 4 Times Per Week Experiment

A strength coach decides to throw the rules out the window and do high-frequency squatting. Here’s what happened.

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.

Pump Down the Volume

Do less to build more muscle? The pros and cons of low volume training.

Steroids for Bodybuilding

A practical guide to physique enhancement with pharmaceuticals

High Intensity Versus High Volume

In the red corner, we have high intensity. In the blue corner, we have high volume.

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

This exercise makes you suck air, improves upper body strength, eases back pain, and builds a concrete core.

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  • Tip: Train the Same Muscle Two Days in a Row

    For better gains, hit a muscle hard and heavy one day, then again the next day with lighter pump work. Here's why that works.

    The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

    Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.

    Kroc Row Vs. Pendlay Row

    If you want a big back, the Kroc row and the Pendlay row are the biggest, baddest rows on the planet. But which one will build more strength and grow more muscle?

    4 Genetic Factors That Determine Your Success

    You're a big dude with a barrel chest. Then why can that little guy who looks like a cast member of the Wizard of Oz remake outbench you?

    Maximize Protein Synthesis

    Building muscle boils down to getting on the right side of the protein synthesis balance sheet. Here's how to do it.

    7 Ab Exercises That Actually Work

    Newsflash: Chances are, your "cutting edge" core-training program is a joke! Here's a logical way to a midsection that gets noticed.

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  • Loose Skin: The Facts

    Have you lost some fat? Awesome. But are you now stuck with some loose, sagging skin? Here's everything you need to know.

    Prilepin's Table for Hypertrophy

    Rethinking a classic strength training paradigm so that it results in massive hypertrophy gains.

    Mass Made Simple

    A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

    Heal that Hunchback!

    Many lifters develop a head-forward, kyphotic posture. Add in computers and gaming and this can lead to trouble. Here’s how to fix it.