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Mountain Dog Arms

Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

Fat loss workouts don't have to be drawn out and boring. In fact, the best ones last only four minutes.

The Periodization Bible - Part 1

Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

Stuff We Like – Books 1

Lifting. Diet. Sports. Philosophy. Here are some of our favorite books on these subjects and where to buy to them right now.

Tip: The Healthiest Oil for Frying

The best cooking oil turns out to be the one everyone said not to use. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: Can You Boost Testosterone with Diet?

It's a tricky topic. Here's what to do and, more importantly, what not to do.

Tip: Strict Diets vs. Your Metabolism

Here's what you need to know about rigid eating plans, adaptive thermogenesis, and metabolic compensation.

The 10-6-10 Method for Size

To really grow, you have to do concentric, eccentric, and even isometric reps. Here's a training method that combines all three in one set.

Tip: Good Advice on Offering Advice at the Gym

That guy over there is using terrible form. Do you step in and help or not? It depends. Check out these guidelines.

Tip: Upgrade Your Hip Thrust

Strong glutes make your whole body stronger. Also, having a nice butt is, well, nice. Try this twist on the now-classic hip thrust.

The Best Reps for Size and Strength

Certain muscles respond much better to specific rep schemes. Here's how many reps to do for back, quads, chest, shoulders, and more.

Get Abs Without Being Skinny and Weak

Being big is great, but being big with visible abs is a thousand times better. Here's how to get there.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

Complete Guide to Big Biceps & Triceps

If this smart, brutal plan doesn't help you build your biceps and triceps, nothing will. Do it, then go buy some new T-shirts.

The Testosterone Boosting Workout

Train in a way that's specifically designed to elevate post-workout testosterone production. Here's exactly how you do it.

The 3 Essential Workout Methods for Muscle

There are three training mechanisms that contribute to building muscle. You need to use all of them to grow. Here's how.

Deadlift Assistance 911

Some great unexpected exercises and techniques to pull your deadlift out of its hole.

Building a Bodybuilder Chest

A complete guide to help you build your chest, even if your genetics suck. Check it out.

Full Body vs. Split Training

Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.

The Top Ten Triceps Exercises

The best exercises for big, strong triceps. Are you using them? Check out this list.

The Truth About Digestive Enzymes

Digestive enzymes can prevent all kinds of problems and help you absorb more nutrients from food... if you use the right ones.

Tip: Make Metabolic Drive Snickers Bars

Build your own protein bars that taste like candy bars. No oven required. Get the easy recipe here.

The Missing Lower-Body Exercises for Strength

For complete strength and injury prevention, you need more than squats, deadlifts, and lunges. Add a few of these isolation exercises to your plan.