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Maybe we were all wrong. Maybe form really doesn't matter, at least when it comes hypertrophy training. Here’s why.

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How to Train Like a Bad Ass

Back pain got you hobbled up in the corner of the gym? Dust off your manhood and read this article.

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I, Bodybuilder 1 - Shoulders - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Wednesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

How to Break Bench Records

World-renowned powerlifter Andy Bolton describes how he overcame a “weak” bench and set the new British record.

Two Seconds to Peak Performance

Make better gains starting today. Here’s what you need to know about Active Isolated Stretching.

The Five Tools of Mental Strength, A.K.A. Balls

The strength of your muscles isn't nearly as important as the strength of your mind or the metaphorical size of your balls.

Proper Back Position for Power

One simple adjustment in your lower back position could allow you to start smashing personal records immediately.

The Ultimate Cardio Solution: Disclosed

The fastest fat loss possible. The most muscle retention possible. Let's do it.

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 2

A deeper look at the great hormones-in-milk scare and much more.

The Glycemic Index Revisited

The glycemic index has been around for decades. Is it legit? Somewhat. Here's a practical approach to using this tricky bastard.

Four "Healthy" Foods that Aren't

Forget what the internet gurus are telling you. These supposedly “healthy” foods are anything but!

16 Training Tips From Contreras

A variety of great tips from the glute guy, Bret Contreras.

Potent Pills and Potions

Whether you want to win the race, stave off sleep, perform like a sexual champ, or increase focus, here’s your guide.

15 Cool Nutrition Tips

Fifteen topics that will help you build a bigger, leaner, healthier body and live a better life. Check ‘em out.

Blood and Chalk 5

Jim Wendler returns to talk assistance exercises, peaking for meets, and why losing your lunch sprinting up a hill is a good thing.

The Problem with Hypertrophy Programs

The venerable one dishes out an intriguing prescription for adding intensity to standard hypertrophy programs.

Nutritional Leverage with Shelby Starnes 2

A bodybuilding diet expert answers all your questions, covering everything from cheat meals to how to measure body fat. Check it out.

From Pie Hole to Poop Chute

Dr. Brian Walsh gives you the real poop on gastrointestinal health.

Ballistic Muscle

You have a bunch of dormant muscle fibers trapped inside of you just waiting to make you bigger and stronger. Why don't you give them a chance?

Mythbusters 7

Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.

Bigger Muscles, Shorter Workouts

Dr. Clay shows you how to take advantage of high-intensity workouts to make huge gains in size and strength.

Explosive Training for Bodybuilders

You can't develop a weak or unresponsive body part with the exact same training techniques that made it that way. So try this.