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The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

The Waterbury Method

A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

Tip: Increase Triceps Size by 50% in 8 Weeks

This often neglected or maligned method of doing reps proved to work way better than the traditional way. Here's how.

The Aggressive Diet for Natural Guys

How low in calories can you go to drop fat rapidly without losing muscle or tanking your testosterone levels? Here's the exact math you need.

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 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes

Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

9 Ways to Live Longer and Look Better Naked

These foods, workouts, supplements, and drugs will help you live longer and look great doing it. Check out the list.

Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

Sounds crazy, but it works if you use this smart training strategy. Check it out.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

How to Use Linear Periodization

Legendary lifters used linear progression to break records. It's time to revisit that proven method.

Effective Training for Busy Men

Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.

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.

Shoulder Training: The Mountain Dog Way

The shoulders make the physique, they say. Here’s how to finally get yours bigger and stronger.

Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

Unleash Your Testosterone!

Is a lot of your natural testosterone bound up in your body, unable to be used? Probably. Here's exactly how to free it up.

Tip: The Toughest Loaded Carry

Build your core strength and boost your squat, deadlift, and bench performances with this unusual exercise.

Arm Training for Natural Lifters

Not genetically blessed? Not a friend of the needle? Then you have to be smarter about your biceps and triceps training. Here's what to do.

The Top 7 Bodybuilding Methods of All Time

Training mainly for size? Then this is your hypertrophy bible. Here are seven guaranteed training methods to get you bigger.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

The Death of Women's Bodybuilding

More and more women are lifting weights, but women's pro bodybuilding is dying fast. Here's why, plus a frightening look at the cause of “man face.”

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.