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The Push-Pull Workout

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

Tip: The Athlete's Overhead Press

This will increase your ability to transfer force across your body, which is crucial for punching, batting, throwing, and even sprinting.

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.

The Best Squat You're Not Doing

This type of squat improves your form, saves your joints, and makes a great addition to your regular squatting.

The 12 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.

7 Ways to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Fix this common posture problem. Not only will you look better, but you'll get better results from training.

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 Real Reason Everyone's Fat

Are soft drinks, fast food, or aggressive diet plans making us fatter? Nope, it's something totally different. And the good news is, you have power over it.

The Texas Method

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

3 Days a Week is All You Need

Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.

Steroids for Dummies

Everything you ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.

Tip: Drop the Garbage Sets and Train Smarter

Is half your workout worthless? Here's how to spot the garbage, plus a better training plan for muscle gains.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

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: Two Drills to Correct Forward Head Posture

It can wreck your training... and it makes you look weird. Try these simple drills to fix FHP.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

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.

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 Truth About Bulking

There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

Shredded in 6 Days

How to quickly dump fat, water, and bloat for a photo shoot or special event.

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.

5 Secrets of the Relentless

Call them obsessed if you want, but you also have to call them successful. Here's how the relentless get results.


Tip: Zercher Squat with Zig-Zag Bar

The bar placement in the Zercher squat makes it a lot easier to activate the core and control the low back and pelvis. A straight bar without chains will work too.

8 Rules for Fat Loss Training

A smart fat-loss plan involves prioritizing nutrition, rotating between different metabolic stressors, and using lactate and alactate training methods.