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6 Best Exercises for Strength

You probably don't need dozens of movements to develop strength and size - you just need the six very best ones. This is all killer, no filler!

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.4

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

The 5/2 Fat-Loss Diet for Lifters

Eat normally five days a week and eat a reduced-calorie diet on two non-consecutive days. What could be easier?

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?

Back-Friendly Leg Training

Leg training should push you to your physical limits without crushing your back. Here's the smart way to make it happen.

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.

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!

Blending Size and Strength 2.0

Size or strength? Now you don't have to decide. Here's a program that uses high tension and high volume to make you strong and big.

W-i-d-e-r, Real-Man Shoulders

A look back at bodybuilding history plus a great workout for your delts. Check it out.

High Intensity Versus High Volume

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

Kill the Dumb Diets

What makes you fat? Insulin? The quality of food you eat? Or is it just calories in, calories out? Here's where most so-called diet gurus go wrong.

Building the Complete Yoke

This program will build your traps, rear delts, and neck, but also your other yoke muscles.

The Best Dumbbell Exercise You're Not Doing

Here are the best ways use to dumbbells for muscle growth, strength, and looking good naked.

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.

Chest Training for Natural Guys

Whether you've got a weak chest, mobility issues, technique problems, or are just cursed with droopy pecs, this will show you how to fix it.

CrossFit for Meatheads

Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

150 Pound Back Extensions for Glutes & Hams

Drop the weenie weights, load this exercise heavy, and watch your deadlift PR skyrocket. Oh, and you'll build great glutes and hamstrings.

Tip: Build More Strength with Pull-Ups & Dips

Build and strengthen your back, chest, and arms with these two training methods.

Tip: Master Dips for Chest & Triceps

Everything you need to know about dips, plus some quick videos to make sure you're doing them right.

The 7 New Rules of Lifting

Stop burning out, being weak, and wasting time. Follow these proven training principles and keep the progress coming.

Maximal Mass, Minimal Time

Your workout is fat and bloated. Here's how to trim it down to get better, faster gains in as little as 30 minutes.

The 2-Second Pause for Big Gains

Pausing for 2 seconds during certain exercises can lead to big improvements in strength and performance. Here’s why, and how to do it.

5 Insane Biceps and Triceps Workouts

Do one of these extremely high-volume finishers every fourth day and you won't need to do any additional biceps or triceps training. Get the workouts here.