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Tip: Myo Reps for Strength and Size

Choosing good exercises but still not seeing gains? You may need a challenging new way of doing your sets and reps. Try this.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

Lifters Over 30 Need to Get Real

You still have decades left in your training career, but you need to start doing these four things before it's too late.

Tip: Science Discovers How Much Protein You Need

How many grams per day? A giant meta-study comes up with a definitive answer for lifters.

The Simple Plan for Ultimate Back Size

Back training advice has become sissified and overcomplicated. Here's how to really build your back.

3 Ways to Build Muscle by Doing Cardio

If cardio is causing you to lose gains, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to build your glutes, hamstrings and quads with conditioning work.

Neural Charge Training

I've found nothing that works better than Neural Charge Training at increasing the rate of gains and enhancing recovery. You want to experience that? Here's how.

100 Rep Challenge

Most lifters need to push themselves more but just don't know how. They need guidance. They need a challenge. They need this article.

Tip: A New Method for Big, Hard Legs

If you struggle to build legs, this brutal training method will change everything. Bonus: It'll lean you up too! Take a look.

Tip: Follow the Two-Day Rule

This easy to follow guideline will maximize your recovery and insure that every workout leads to gains.

Tip: Dump the Seated Leg Extension, Do This Instead

Most standard leg exercises are "missing" a very important quad muscle. Here's how to target it to build stronger legs.

Deconstructing the Deadlift

There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

Tip: Use Isometric Holds to Master Pull-Ups

You should be able to do pull-ups with as much weight (including bodyweight) as you can bench press. If not, this will help.

6 Grip Tips to Build More Muscle

Stimulate more muscle growth just by changing your grip on these exercises you already do. Here's how.

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.

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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  • 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.

    The Biggest Exercise in Bodybuilding

    Can you do 12 reps of clean and press with a pair of 75-pound dumbbells? It's been a test of strength since the 1930s.

    5 High-Calorie Breakfasts for More Muscle

    Roussell says getting big begins at breakfast. Give these bulking breakfasts a try and start filling out your shirtsleeves.

    The Truth about Training Frequency

    How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

    Carb Cycling for Fat Loss

    Think carb cycling is too damn complicated for real men to follow? Coach Henriques' plan is as simple as it is effective.

    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.

    The Drug Coach

    Behind every champion is a trusted coach who's savvy about drug use. T Nation talks shop with a physique competitor's secret weapon.

    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.