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The Simple 7 Warm-Up

Your warm-up shouldn't be boring or ineffective. Here's how to stretch the right parts, move with ease, and prepare to destroy your workout.

Nonstop Natural Gains: The Neuro Typing System

The future of training is here. Your neurological type determines what kind of workouts you should be doing for maximum results. Learn your type now.

Keep Kicking Ass After 40

Everything you need to know about training, diet, and supplements to help you keep kicking butt after age 40.

5 Grip & Forearm Exercises That Actually Work

Build a crushing grip and add a new slab of muscle to your forearms. Here are 5 exercises you've never seen before to help you do it.

The Best Cardio for Hardcore Lifters

Not everyone likes cardio or metcon, but everyone needs some form of it. So what's best for people who'd rather be lifting? We asked our pros.

Kettlebell Swings: You're Doing Them Wrong

Want to burn fat? Want to build a titanium butt? Want to get stronger on the big lifts? Do KB swings. But you gotta do them right. Here's exactly how.

Tip: Are Your Estrogen Levels Too High or Too Low?

Here are the signs to look for and how to get tested.

Tip: Don't Fear the Behind the Neck Press

“But it'll cause injuries!” Will it? Will it really? Here's the part you're missing.

6 Biceps Exercises You Should Be Doing

Many lifters are making a big mistake when training biceps. They're "missing" parts of the muscle! Are you? If so, these exercises will get you growing again.

Tip: Do These 3 Heavy Movements or Stay Weak

Deadlifts, overhead presses, and farmer's walks are the most important exercises. Here's why.

The 3-Day Leg Specialization Program

A 3-day split that targets your legs while still allowing you to maintain size and strength in your upper body.

Conditioning When the Weather Stinks

Being in shape isn't about sporting “ripped abz,” it's about being physically capable of being a man. Here's how to get there when the weather ain't cooperating.

John Meadows Got Shredded by "Accident"

The story of how John stood on stage far heavier, far more muscular, and far more shredded than he's ever been.

Tip: The Best Hip Openers for Great Squats

These active openers will keep your back and knees healthy. And that translates into bigger, better squats.

Real Men Train Their Glutes

Want a stronger, more powerful body? You need a strong butt. Glute-specific training isn't just for the girls. Here's your man-plan.

Tip: Fix Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Feel Awesome

Got lower back pain? It could be caused by this common problem. Here's how to fix it.

The Best Training Split You've Never Tried

How many days per week should you train each muscle? The truth is, every muscle group is different. Here's your guide.

Tip: The Complete Guide to Ab Wheel Rollouts

There are two correct ways to do this exercise, then there's the way most people do it. Know the difference.

Tip: Cutting Phase 101

Use these quick guidelines for protein, carb, and fat intake the next time you're trying to get down to 10% body fat or less.

CrossFit for Meatheads

Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

Tip: Should You Ditch the Incline Bench?

The incline press doesn't do what you think it does. Do this exercise instead.

Tip: The Workout Cure for Dad Bod

To fight that fat gut, what's better? More weight training or more cardio? Let's see what science says.

Stretch With Weights to Build Muscle

A training method that builds muscle five different ways and increases mobility. The only catch? It really hurts. Check it out.

The Secret to a Bigger Bench Press

Advanced lifters know that leg drive is key for hitting a new PR on the bench. Here are 5 tips to maximize it.