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Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

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 Simple Deadlift Program

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

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 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.

Dispelling the Dumbest Protein Myths

If you've ever gotten into a debate about protein with someone, one of you probably brought up one of these myths. Hope it wasn't you.

Forget About Squat Depth

Two authorities on squatting think squat depth is arbitrary and senseless. Here are 5 things about squats that they think are much more important.

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.

Tip: Lift For Life – The 5 Tips You Need

Here's what to do when you feel like quitting.

The 11 Best Ways to Build Shoulders

Nothing changes the look of your physique more than well-developed shoulders. We ask our experts for their very best tips for capped delts.

The Lessons of Peyton Manning

Manning broke an "unbreakable" record. And the way he did it has plenty of lessons for anyone who wants to build his body.

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.

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.

6 Essential Supplement Upgrades

For supplements to build muscle, burn fat, or raise testosterone, they need to be concentrated, absorbable, and bioavailable. Here's what to look for.

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.

How To End Your Diet

Dieting is easy. Not morphing into a bloated sow afterward is hard. Here's how to end your diet right!

Tip: The Push-Up for Total Body Power

Nail your core. Build your triceps. Try this athletic push-up variation.

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.

10 High-Performance Calf Exercises

Calf exercises for athletes and those who want to move like them. Oh yeah, and they'll build bigger, stronger calves too.

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

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.

Tip: Eat Eggs This Way for More Muscle

Eggs eaten this way are 45% more effective in increasing protein synthesis.

2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains

If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

Tip: Crappy Genetics? Deadlift Like This

Suck at deadlifting? If it's a leverage or arm-length issue, here's a tip that'll help you yank big numbers off the floor anyway.