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Stop Stretching, Start Lifting

The right kind of lifting will increase mobility and flexibility better than stretching or goofy mobility drills. And you'll build muscle too. Check this out.

Inside the Muscles: Best Shoulders and Trap Exercises

Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.

Tip: The Strength Athlete's Mistake

This common error makes it harder to set squat and deadlift PR's, and it may even leave you injured.

Tip: The Best Power and Conditioning Test

You need both anaerobic power and aerobic capacity to be a great lifter and athlete. Test them both with this simple challenge.

The Food Combo That Makes You Fat

Certain foods will dramatically impact whether or not fat is stored or burned. In fact, they'll totally change how your brain works and disrupt your metabolism.

The Truth About Rest-Pause Training

If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

Tip: A Quick Guide to HCG

Is doctor-prescribed HCG monotherapy better than testosterone replacement therapy? Here's what you need to know.

Building the Complete Yoke

This program will build your traps, rear delts, and neck, but also your other yoke muscles.

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 Simple Deadlift Program

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

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.

Tip: A Better Way to Stretch Your Chest

How to stretch your pecs without wrecking your shoulders.

The 5 Laws of Metabolism

Understand these laws and you'll have an easier time losing fat, building muscle, and staying healthy and happy for life.

The X-Physique Program

Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

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 Cure for Sugar Cravings

It's easy to drop bodyfat if your cravings for sweets and other junk are taken away. Here's one way to do it, according to science.

Tip: Assisted Dips – Useful or Just a Sissy Exercise?

You may be surprised. Check this out.

Tip: Build Wide Shoulders With This Superset

You've never trained your delts like this! (We can tell.) Take a look at this unique hypertrophy method.

Arnold's Agonist-Antagonist Training

Train opposing muscle groups together, like Arnold did, and you'll build more muscle in less time while also developing muscular balance.

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

Tip: Weighted Sleeping – The New Weight Training

Well, sort of. The weighted blanket trend is on the rise. Here's why you should consider it.

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.

Tip: Booze It Up, Get Healthy at the Same Time

New research shows that the world's most popular alcoholic drink has some surprising health benefits.