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Twelve Weeks to Super Strength - Phase 4

If you've tried Ian King's "Limping" series for legs, then I don't need to tell you how effective his 12-week programs are. If you haven't tried the aforementioned program, then all I can say is, what the hell is your problem?

Smart Training 2

Dr. Ken Kinakin, much like Dr. Mike Leahy, knows your pain. In fact, he's made a living off of it. The doc is one of the best in the world at devising training protocols to help make you injury-proof. Yeah, he likes bodybuilding and powerlifting routines, too, but when it comes to figuring out how to fix what ails ya', he's one of the best.

The Oscillating Wave Program Part 2

Exactly three weeks ago, I posted an article I called The Oscillating Wave Program.

Brain Steroids

As bodybuilders and chemical daredevils, we augment this and we augment that. We take steroids. We take prohormones.

Question of Strength 8

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Question of Strength 5

Q & A with one of the world's premier strength coaches.

Tip: Be Still and Boost Performance

Here's a science-backed way to enhance your performance in the gym or on the playing field.

The Ultimate Body Transformation Agent

This naturally-occurring substance maximizes carb intake in muscle, burns fat, and prevents the storage of extra carbs. Here's the science.

Tip: You Need Inflammation to Grow

If you don't manage inflammation properly, you'll never make any gains. Here's how to make this bogeyman bend to your will.

A New Protein, A Designer Carbohydrate

Accelerate gains. Protect muscle. Make any mass phase or fat-loss plan work even better. Here's the most versatile supplement on the planet.

Tip: The Missing Exercise for a Stronger Bench

It increases stability and reduces shoulder pain too. Check it out.

Tip: The Ultimate Glute Warm-Up

Get ready to lift. Use this happy-hips combo before your next lower-body workout.

How to Make Your Dog Live Longer

No, you haven't stumbled onto the Planet Poodle site. We just thought dog owners might want to know how to improve the health of their best friend.

Tip: A Weird Way to Row

Do this with a kettlebell, a dumbbell, or a barbell. It's a bit odd, but has full-body benefits.

Tip: Not Probiotics, Not Prebiotics, but Postbiotics

Everything we know about nutrition, metabolism, and immunity is about to be turned on its head.

How to be a Social Media Fitness Star

Here's how to give advice on the internet, find your tribe, thwart trolls, and keep your soul intact.

Tip: Build Your Back With DUDS

Add double-up drop sets to your next back workout. You'll hate it... but you'll love the results.

Tip: Pull Your Way to Growth

Maximize the pump and guarantee growth with this mechanical drop set.

Tip: Lat Width – The Hard Way

Build a brutal back with this lat-widening finisher.

Tip: Do This Finisher, Pack on Muscle

Doing this after your last heavy work set will give you a mind-blowing pump and add inches that you'd otherwise leave on the table.

Tip: What Powerlifters Can Learn From Bodybuilders

When strength athletes occasionally train like bodybuilders, they get even stronger and decrease the chance of injuries. Here's how.

The Yearly Test: 5 Ways to Access Real Progress

Are you stronger than you were last year? Leaner? Healthier? Assess yourself in all areas of fitness. Here's what to do.

Tip: Assisted Dips – Useful or Just a Sissy Exercise?

You may be surprised. Check this out.

Tip: Why You Need Spider Curls

This classic bodybuilding exercise deserves a place in your workout. Here's why and how to do it right.