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Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

Tip: Protein Oat Cake for Breakfast

A no-sugar added (lazy AF) recipe for those who would rather be eating than baking.

8 Lessons From Glute Girls

Do selfie-obsessed fitness chicks hold the secret to building muscle? The glute girls do. Here are 8 things you can learn from them.

Breast Implants For Girls Who Lift

Everything a weight-lifting woman ever wanted to know about breast implants but was afraid to ask.

Creatine: Scam or Staple?

Creatine has been around forever, but you don't hear much about it these days. Does it even work? Should you be taking it? Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

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

Overhead Press Your Body Weight

Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.

Enormous and Strong Legs: The Mountain Dog Way

Most lifters are lacking in the leg department. Why? Because the type of training you have to do for leg growth is brutal. Here’s how to get it done.

4 Big Protein Mysteries Finally Solved

How much protein should you eat per meal, per day, and during diets? And what kind of protein is best for gains? Answers here.

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.

Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

How to Lift Forever: 5 Mandatory Exercises

Love lifting? Want to keep doing it for life? Then you need to balance your workouts and fix your posture with these five exercises.

The 5 Best Exercises Ever

Here are the most effective exercises in the history of forever.

6 Ways to Keep Getting Stronger

Never stop making gains. Never hit a plateau. Never stop getting stronger. Here's how.

Train Your Calves Every Day

Got calves? Probably not. That's because you have to work them every day to get them to grow.

Build Muscle With Heavy Singles

Heavy singles build strength, but they can also build freakish size if you know how to combine 3 different growth factors.

The Push Press

Everything you need to know about the push press.

10 x 3 For Fat Loss

Think fat loss requires high-rep training and tons of cardio? Think again. You can torch fat in sets of three.

Tip: The Hamstring Exercise That Beats Leg Curls

The lying leg curl is great, but it gets boring. Plus, this can work better.

Volume Training for Size & Strength

If your gains have stalled, it's probably because you're missing one thing in your workouts: volume. Here's how to intelligently add it.

Tip: A Simple Way to Beat Belly Fat

Adjust your diet like this and you'll lose more abdominal fat and build more muscle, even if you keep calories the same.

Tip: A Back-Friendly Alternative to Bent-Over Rows

You need to be doing more horizontal pulls, but the standard barbell row may be doing more harm than good. Try this instead.

Traps Are the New Abs

Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.