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A Beginner's Guide to Carb Cycling

The inside secrets to getting ripped and shredded, simply by manipulating carb intake.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

Peary Rader's Old-School Training

The most effective muscle-building programs might also be the simplest. How simple? Try one exercise.

I Hate Medium

For someone who wants to lose fat, Dan can't imagine a more perfect week: Two days of locking down nutrition, two days of lifting, and a total of eight minutes getting the system to burn fat.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

The Transformation of Gus Pacho

Gus was 37 years old and had never been truly ripped. It was time to make it happen. Here’s what he did.

Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

The Bodybuilder's Diet Coach

If you're a top-level competitive bodybuilder and you're serious about getting your diet right, you go to Justin Harris. He'll help you – provided he's not busy fine-tuning his own 265-pound frame in preparation for an upcoming contest.

12 Truths About Bodybuilding Training

If your main goal is to build big muscles, this is a must read. Check it out.

The Truth About Leg Extensions

The popular leg exercise goes under the microscope!

Sexy Female Training

A diet and workout plan for females wanting a lean, athletic look. Check it out.

Harness the Power of TEF

Everything you need to know about the thermic effect of food.

The Gironda System

Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

Power Foods

Thirteen foods you should be eating. Check ‘em out.

Old School Training

You don't need a fancy gym membership. Build old school strength with old school training. Here’s how.

Baseball and Bad Men

A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

The Waterbury Method

A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.

The Rebirth of HIT

Classic muscle and bodybuilding lessons from Dr. Ellington Darden. Get 'em here.

Total Body Training

Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

The “One Lift a Day” Program

The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.

Big Boy Basics

The most overlooked or misunderstood principles when it comes to creating an effective exercise program. Check out this list.

Five Ways to Go Deeper

How to Get "Ass to Grass" when Squatting

High Octane Cardio

Train like a man, not a rodent!

Train For Your Frame

What's the quickest way to take your physique to the next level? Give up? Well, the answer depends on your calf insertion points. No, I'm not kidding!