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Tip: Total Body Training vs. Body Part Splits

Should you train a muscle group or two per day or your entire body? Here are the pros and cons of each method.

How to Train for Non-Stop Fat Loss

Even if your diet is perfect, sometimes fat loss just comes to a halt. Why? Because you're overlooking one crucial thing in your training. Here it is.

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.

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.

The 5 Best One-Arm Exercises

Adding a few unilateral exercises to your program will help you build more muscle and strength, and keep you injury-free. Here are five to try.

The 4 Best Ways to Lunge

The regular ol' forward lunge is actually the least effective. Check out these superior variations for leg strength.

Tip: Don't Fight Insomnia. Get Up.

There's a reason you wake up in the middle of the night. Don't fight it. Here's why.

The 5 Most Common Deadlift Mistakes

Are you making one of these all-too-common technique mistakes? Check out these straightforward tips.

7 Reasons You're Still Weak or Fat

If you've been spinning your wheels in the gym with nothing to show for it, you need to re-evaluate your entire approach and make some big changes.

A Brand New Way to Deadlift

Deadlift more. Deadlift better. Pull with the strongest, safest, and most efficient biomechanics. Here's how.

8 Minutes to Awesome

What would happen if you did push-ups and bodyweight squats every day?

The Best Leg Exercise You're Not Doing

Boost performance, wipe out imbalances, annihilate weak points, build muscle, and improve all the big lifts... with one exercise.

Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!

A New Way to Trigger Fast Muscle Growth

Squeeze a loaded muscle and follow it with full-range reps. Why? You'll build a ton of new muscle. Here's the plan.

Bulgarian Training Simplified

Bulgarian training works for top Olympic lifters. Here's how average guys and gals can make it work for bodybuilding and powerlifting.

The Best Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

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.

Double Stimulation Training

Train hard and heavy one day, then use pump work the next day. Why? Because you'll build muscle and strength fast!

Build the Perfect Home Gym

Sick of working out with guys who curl in the squat rack? It's time to build your own 24-hour fitness facility. Here's how.

The 4 Most Damaging Types of Training

Bodybuilding, powerlifting, CrossFit, running: Which one will mess you up the most and how can you prevent it?

Calories: Should You Be Counting?

For some, counting calories and macros is a valuable tool. For others, it can become an obsessive habit that derails their long-term progress. Here are the pros and cons of counting.

Maximal Fat Loss, Minimal Equipment

Combine minimal equipment and tons of groundwork for brutally effective fat-loss exercise combinations. Here’s how.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.1

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

Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

If, when, and how to wear weight belts to get bigger and stronger. Four coaches weigh in.