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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!

6 Hard Truths About Dieting

Fat loss is supposed to be tough and you need an honest appraisal of what you're up against. This is it.

Question of Strength 54

Are SARMs safe, legal, and as effective as steroids? Does German Volume Training work for natural lifters? Info here.

Everyone Should Use Creatine

Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

The 10 Best Ways to Build Your Back

Most people get back training all wrong. We asked our experts to give us their best training tips and tricks. Are you missing any of these moves?

4 Reasons to Do the Touch-and-Go Deadlift

Boneheads call it cheating, but this deadlift variation gives you a stronger and more useful body. Here's why and how to do it.

Tip: The Kettlebell Face Pull

Fix your posture and correct all those imbalances caused by too much benching. Nails your core too. Take a look.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

The Simple No-Machines Workout

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

The Hormone Cycle and Female Lifters

If women understand their hormone cycles, they can plan their workouts to get stronger and lose more fat. Here's how.

4 Weeks To A Bigger Chest

You want pumped-up pecs that you can balance a bottle of pilsner on in just 4 weeks? Get ready to train chest heavy, hard, and frequently.

Kroc Rows 101

A step by step guide to performing the most bad-ass upper back exercise in existence.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

Ribcage Expansion: Fact or Fiction?

Didn't it seem that the bodybuilders of yesteryear had bigger chests? (We're talking chest circumference here and not pec size, mind you.) Ellington thinks so and he knows why - it was all due to the all-but-lost art of ribcage expansion.

21st Century Core Training 1

Everything you need to know to develop a strong, powerful core.

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  • Tip: Zero-Effort Fat Loss

    Eat this tasty, inexpensive, and supremely nutritious food a few times a week and the fat loss will take care of itself.

    The 100-Rep Leg Press

    Here's how to use mega-high reps to build size, increase strength potential, and improve athletic performance.

    Tip: How to Fill In Your Biceps Gap

    Even if you didn't inherit the best genetics for big arms, this superset will make a visual impact.

    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.

    30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

    Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

    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.

    The Top 10 Weighted Carry Exercises

    Build monster real-world strength and a rock-solid core. Here are several weighted carries to try out, from beginner to advanced variations.

    The Best Training Tool for Triceps

    Hitting the triceps like this provides stimulation that dumbbells can't duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.