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Blast: Metabolic Interval Training

Call it whatever you want: circuit training, interval training, whatever. Two things are certain: 1. It ain't for wimps. 2. It'll rip the fat off you.

Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

DeFranco's Training Rules for Washed-up Meatheads

Attention all meatheads over 30: it's time to break out the rulebook for gaining muscle and unleashing your inner-athlete.

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!

12 Hamstrings Exercises for Hardasses

Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

How to Master the Power Clean

The power clean just might be the best barbell exercise you aren't doing. Here’s why you should make it a part of your program.

Stronger Abs, Bigger Lifts

Good abs, along with looking purty, allow you to lift heavier weights and build bigger muscles. Here's how to make that core do more.

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  • Question of Nutrition 6

    Dr. Bowden gives you the real truth about saturated fats, honey, fake health foods, coffee and much more.

    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.

    My 8 "Ah-Ha!" Moments

    Chris Shugart lists the 8 realizations that changed everything for him, physique-wise.

    The Reg Park Way To Serious Size And Strength

    Reg Park, the guy who inspired Arnold, knew how to build strength and symmetry. Here’s what we can still learn from him today.

    The Small Calf Solution

    Never take calf-building advice from guys with naturally huge calves. Instead, seek advice from the guy who had small calves but built them up. Get that advice here.

    Demolish Your Bench Plateau

    Has your bench been stuck so long you've considered loading up the bar to your usual weight and just welding the damn plates on? If that's true, it's time to bust through that pesky plateau.

    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.

    Hepburn Solution for Strength and Power

    A time-tested way to get strong from old-time weightlifter and strongman Doug Hepburn. Check it out.

    The Glute Tri-Set

    Charles Poliquin invented this glute tri-set for alpine skiers, but it works great for bodybuilding purposes, too. It's also a good routine if you're an ass model, but there aren't too many of those around.

    Recovery Methods 101

    Dan John's been dragging his calloused butt across Terra Firma for a relatively long time, but he only recently realized he'd been wasting a lot of time on assistance exercises and aerobics.

    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.

    Preparing for Battle

    If you need to decide what to eat, track down those foods in the proper amounts, and then finally take a bite – the chances of you skipping that meal are much higher. Here's how to take the thinking out of eating.

    The Lumberjack Squat

    The "lumberjack squat" isn't what people in the logging industry head off to do behind a large poplar tree after having a hearty breakfast of bran flakes. Instead, it's a helluva' cool squatting movement that doesn't compress the spine.

    Adrenal Fatigue 101

    It's estimated that 80% of the population will someday experience adrenal fatigue. When it comes to lifers, the percentage is probably higher. Jimmy Smith gives you 10 signs of adrenal fatigue, along with how to fix what ails ya.

    Top 9 Bodybuilding Recipes

    Eating to be lean and muscular doesn't mean forfeiting flavor. And these aren't your typical bodybuilder recipes. Here's how to make food so good you don't even know it's healthy. Get the recipes.

    Refined Physique Transformation

    Christian Thibaudeau's transformation from dud to stud put him on the map. Looking back, he'd do things a whole lot differently and a whole lot better. Check it out.