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Complexes for Fat Loss

Complexes are a challenging and effective way to burn fat quickly. Bonus: They’re not boring like running on a treadmill. Here’s how to do them.

Tip: Do You Really Need Olympic Lifting Shoes?

If you're not involved in the sport of weightlifting, do you need these shoes? Here's what a doctor of physical therapy says.

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: The 1-Minute Bodybuilding Challenge

Shake up your workouts and ignite some new muscle growth. Here's how to do it... if you can handle it.

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.

The 40-Day Program

Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

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: Stop Stretching Your Lower Back

Stretches for the low back can backfire, leading to more tightness and pain. Do this instead.

The 10 People That Drive Gym Owners Crazy

Who are the most annoying people in the gym? Check out this gym owner's vicious (and funny) list.

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.

9 Exercises for a Complete Back

Always doing the same two back exercises? That doesn't cut it. For more size and strength, try these variations.

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.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

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.

Unpopular Opinion: Deadlifts Aren't That Great

Unless you're a competitive powerlifter, traditional deadlifts are overrated, especially for athletes. Here's why.

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.

4 Tough Workout Challenges

Structured routines are best, but sometimes you need to give yourself a challenge to see what you're made of. Give these a shot.

Tip: The Coolest Looking Muscle & How to Build It

Start building a better serratus anterior right now. Here's how.

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 V-Taper Workout and Diet Plan

Which physique turns heads the most? A big upper body that tapers at the waist: the V-taper. Here's the formula for getting one.

No More Strong Fat Guys

You don't have to be fat to lift a ton of weight. And the right kind of conditioning will accelerate recovery and make you stronger.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

The Effects of Mild Cycles

Some men use tiny doses of testosterone for hormone replacement therapy. Others use massive amounts for bodybuilding. But what are the effects of “light” cycles? Here's the science.