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How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

The Problem with “Exercise Science”

Want to become a strength coach or high-level trainer? Most of today's programs will only help you become a miseducated rep-counter making minimum wage at Planet Fitness.

Heavy Deadlifting 101

Sumo or conventional stance? Mixed, overhand or hook grip? And what's the best way to program it? You have deadlift questions, Matt Kroc has answers.

Top 10 Tips from a Pro Bodybuilder

IFBB pro Amit Sapir condenses over 20 years of training knowledge into 10 tips for novices and 10 tips for advanced lifters.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.4

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

The 7-Day Biceps Cure

Want visibly bigger biceps next week? This program has been proven to add a fourth of an inch or more to your arms in 7 days.

4 Ways to Test Your Recovery Rate

If you run a simple test every morning, you'll know whether or not you should go balls-out in the gym that day.

Big Guys Use Bad Form

What's called “cheating” by the form police may be just what you need to add some serious size.

4 Squat Challenges You Must Conquer

Ready to find out what you're made of? Warning: Your momma needs to sign a note before you try these front squat challenges!

More Muscle in 10 Minutes A Day

With just a kettlebell and a home pull-up bar you can easily increase your training frequency and pack on some new muscle. Here’s how.

Beware the Master Debater

The newest internet expert disregards in-the-trenches wisdom from big, successful lifters and coaches. He's great at debating, but not so great at building muscle. Do you even lift, bro?

How To Build A Tight, Rock-Hard Waist

Shrink your waist, maximize strength, and crush the big lifts with these core training techniques.

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  • Masochistic Mechanical Drop Sets

    To bring up hard-to-grow muscle groups, use mechanical drop sets instead of straight sets. Here are 8 painful ways to do it.

    Back Squats Vs. Box Squats

    The box squat doesn't get all that much respect, but in this match-up, it's the Rocky Balboa of the squat world.

    The Bulking Diet Delusion

    No male needs to get above 12% body fat to gain muscle at an optimal rate. Seven reasons why a dirty bulk will wreck your body over the long haul.

    P90X and Muscle Confusion: The Truth

    You may not be doing P90X, but plenty of your schmuck friends are. Let them read this and save them from mediocrity.

    Eating Clean vs. Orthorexia

    Every generation of bodybuilders has its unfounded fear of certain foods. The current generation takes the cake.

    The Death of Steady State Cardio

    Endurance work makes you soft and weak. Steady state cardio, as a fat loss tool, should be buried. Metabolic interval training or HIIT is far superior.

    Bench Press More in 4 Weeks

    To bench more weight, bench more often, practice pauses, train the bottom part of the press, and have a smart plan.

    Building a Superhuman Core

    Meatheads say, “Just squat and deadlift, bro. That's all the core training you'll ever need.” Too bad they're wrong.

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  • Dieting: A Rant

    Have you ever had to go out to eat with a group of people while you're on a strict diet? Dave Tate feels your pain.

    The Belt and the Deadlift

    Chances are you're using the wrong belt when you deadlift. Worse yet, you may not even know why or how to use it.

    5/3/1 and Reactive Pump Hypertrophy

    Two killer training programs. Two beastly coaches. But which plan will work best for your goals?

    The Olympic Deadlift

    Olympic deadlifts activate your CNS and cause explosive growth in your hamstrings, calves, traps, and back.