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Train at Home. Get Better Gains

Stop depending on a commercial gym. Here's why you need to build a simple home gym and how to do it.

The Simple Deadlift Program

This once-per-week deadlift program will give you a 20-50 pound increase in 1RM over a 16-week period.

Tip: A Crazy New Way to Bench Press

Build a better chest, protect your shoulders, and boost your regular bench press with this unique exercise.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

Tip: The Number One Lateral Raise Mistake

Some people think this exercise doesn't do much for your delts. Those people are doing it wrong.

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout: Revisited

This brutal home workout set the internet on fire... and built a lot of calluses. Here are three new, slightly easier ways to do.

Coconut Oil: The Good, the Bad, and the Useless

Some say coconut oil is a fat-burning super food. Some say it's a heart killer. Here's the real science.

3 Ways to Build Muscle by Doing Cardio

If cardio is causing you to lose gains, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to build your glutes, hamstrings and quads with conditioning work.

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

Cardio: The Strength and Muscle Killer?

Does doing cardio after a lifting workout really rob your gains? Here's what science has to say.

Tip: Trap-Bar Deadlift – 1RM Standards

For real-world performance, here's how much athletic men and women should be able to lift.

Tip: Bad Shoulders? Avoid This Chest Exercise

Protect your shoulders and pump up your pecs with this move instead.

The Best Damn Workout Plan for Natural Lifters, Part 2

Not using drugs? Then stop training like someone who is. Here's how to milk your training for all its worth when taking the natural route.

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.

Tip: Sorry, You Do Need Some Cardio

But what type is best? HIIT or LISS? Here's what you need to know.

The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Tip: Enhance Muscle Protein Synthesis

A simple, science-backed way to boost muscle building. Check it out.

Tip: From Super Strict to Slighted Cheated

Add some size to your arms with this challenging training method. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Stretch This Muscle and Feel Awesome

Sit a lot at work? Then your glutes and core are going to get weak. Here's an exercise to fix that.

Full-Body Workouts of the Legends

The full-body routines of guys like Gironda and Schwarzenegger work as well today as they did 40 or 50 years ago.

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.