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6 Challenges You Must Accept and Beat

Think you're an alpha male? Here are some brutal challenges that might make you feel like a poodle. Wearing a pink bow.

Olympic Lifting Made Simple

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

The Simple Diet

Getting lean is simple, just not easy. Here are some uncomplicated rules to follow about food, cheat meals, and more.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

The Calorie Restriction Controversy

Does the eat-big-train-hard lifestyle shorten your lifespan? That's what some people say. Here are the facts.

Tip: The Most Underrated Conditioning Exercise

You did it as a kid. Here's why it needs to make a comeback.

The Ultimate Cluster Training Program

This advanced program will build rapid strength and add mass to your entire body. Here's how to do it.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

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

3 Steps to Getting Your Girl to Train

There's nothing sexier than a fit, confident, strong woman. Here's how to turn your cardio queen into a T Vixen.

The Answer for Massive Calves

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

The Truth About Leg Extensions

The popular leg exercise goes under the microscope!

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

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: Low Carb No More

I used to be a diehard low-carb guy. Not anymore. Here's why.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

The Simple No-Machines Workout

No machines, no problem! This free-weights only program will build size and strength better than machines anyway.

Contrast Training For Power and Explosiveness

Contrast sets are one of the most effective ways to develop power and teach you to accelerate the bar. Here’s how to do them.

The Secret of Loaded Carries

Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

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Tip: Floor Press Overview

Build your lockout strength and the size of your triceps with this movement.

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

Most postural correction movements are missing the big picture. Here's what will really fix your posture fast.

American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

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.