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Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

The Best Muscle-Building Breakfast

People who want to build muscle and lose fat don't skip breakfast. But what are the best foods to eat? Here's what the experts suggest.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

The Insulin Advantage

Control insulin and you'll control exactly what your physique looks like. Here's how.

Bodyweight Burn

Turn boring bodyweight exercises and calisthenics into grueling challenges with mechanical drop sets. Here's how.

The Best Exercises. Period.

The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

Maximal Fat Loss, Minimal Equipment

Combine minimal equipment and tons of groundwork for brutally effective fat-loss exercise combinations. Here’s how.

The Case Against Trap Training

Your traps are puny, and it's probably because you train them directly with shrugs. Here's a better way build your yoke.

The One Arm Push-Up

The easy-peasy push-up gets a heck of a lot more challenging once you remove a hand from the equation. Here are some tips on mastering this old-school feat of strength.

Eat to Get Big Without Getting Fat

Use this lean mass calculator and diet plan to build muscle without having to pull the fat pants out of the closet.

Mass Made Simple

A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

How Tall Guys Get Jacked

The rules of size training change a bit for tall lifters. Check out these lifting guidelines for lanky guys.

18 Tips for Bulletproof Knees

Here’s how to fix your achy knees, prevent injury, and keep the squats coming. Check it out.

The 7 People Who Never Get Results

Are you one of these types of people? Hope not. Because they never make any progress. Check out the list.

How To Build Superhero Muscle

How do celebs build superhero bodies so fast? No, it's not always with anabolics. Get the answer here and try this program.

The Best Lift for Every Body Part

Can't spend a ton of time in the gym? Build a physique that looks like you do. Make these exercises a priority.

Tip: Banded Rows – Silly or Effective?

Bands are great tools for adding accommodating resistance, but do they work for one-arm rows? Sorta. Info here.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

Master the Ridiculously Strict Pull-Up

Most people who say they can do 10 or more pull-ups are only doing a few REAL pull-ups. The rest are cheated. Get strict to get strong. Here's how.

Tip: Shark Habits and Pirate Maps

Use these two tools to increase discipline, boost mental toughness, and get more done.

The Cure for Puny Calves

Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.

The 10 Best Biceps Training Tips

What's the single best way to build big biceps? We asked 10 pros and experts. Their advice may surprise you.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

Tip: The Best Exercise for Body Hardness

Want to decrease fat and build muscle? Add this movement to your workouts.