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Weird Workouts That Really Work

Shake up your training with Tabata for biceps, eccentric roll-outs for abs, and speed push-ups.

Does Lifting Boost Testosterone?

Does manipulating your hormone levels through exercise actually lead to more muscle? Or is that Broscience 101?

7 Ways to Dominate the Pull-Up

Build muscle and get gorilla strong with these unique chin-up and pull-up tips and exercise variations.

14 Tips For a Successful Year

Fourteen training, programming, and diet tips to make this your best year yet.

Phoenix Theory

There are four stages to a successful physique transformation. And if you want to make it through them, you'd better be ready to burn. Here’s how.

The One-Bar Warm-Up

Here's a unique warm-up that uses just the barbell instead of bodyweight drills, foam rolling, or mobilizations.

8-Week Quad and Hamstring Assault

Give your body a break from traditional squats and deadlifts and smash your wheels with this growth-inducing plan.

Are You Stronger or Just Better?

Are you getting hung up on improving technique when you should be just concentrating on getting stronger?

The 3-Week Wimpy Back Cure

Doing a back workout once a week isn't going to cut it. You need to crush it and crush it hard several times a week.

Program Shock: Do the Opposite

Shock your body into building more muscle in just two weeks using Opposite Training. Here’s how.

Double-Paused Deadlifts

Deadlift stuck? Here's a trick that will quickly improve your technique and help you set a new PR.

9 Tricks for Consistent Workouts

Building a better body requires commitment and consistency. Here's how to never miss a workout.

Last Set Mayhem

Combine volume and intensity by performing multiple sets and then taking the last set to muscle-tearing oblivion.

The Reactive Warm-up

Forget those long warm-ups that have you break-dancing across the gym floor. Here's something short and effective.

Vision Quest

The more challenging the situation we overcome, the greater our stature. The demon you swallow gives you its power. Eat up.

7 Rules of Conditioning

How to turn Testosterone-sapping, muscle-burning cardio work into something that burns fat and builds muscle.

Advanced Deadlift Programming

If your deadlift is stuck, you need more than a new exercise or technique cue to get it moving. You need a system.

The Kaizen Principle

Never be satisfied with your current level of skill or development. Always try to improve, in every aspect of your life.

The 6 Toughest Leg Press Variations

The leg press is no slouch when it comes to building leg size, especially when you use these thigh-splitting variations.

Don't Be the Strongest Weakling

Being the strongest guy at Planet Fitness is like being the leanest kid at fat camp. If you want to push your limits, surround yourself with people who are ahead of you in the game.

Skinny Guy Builds 55 Pounds of Muscle

Former skinny-guy Justin Negrete tells you how he built over 55 pounds of pure muscle with T Nation and Biotest.

Manual Resistance Flyes for a Massive Chest

Regular dumbbell flyes can cause pec or biceps tears. For thicker pecs, try this smart variation on for size.

Rest-Pause Training, Prison-Style

Rest-pause training will help you bust through strength plateaus while experiencing a T-shirt tearing pump. Here’s how do it.

Find Your Fight

What are you fighting for? Why do you do this? Answer that question and all this training and diet stuff will get easier and more rewarding.