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Train Like a Man 3

Lifts that have been outlawed by some people that you should do anyway.

Your Brain is Rancid

Your brain can rot like that half-eaten Pizza you found under your X-Box. Here's how to prevent it.

Hired Gun of Pros to Help 20 Readers Get Shredded

If you really want to get into the very best shape possible, while making the least amount of mistakes, you have one choice...

Leverage Alteration Training

Pair your exercises the right way and you'll get bigger, faster. Here are 28 ways to do it!

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 2 - Back - Saturday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Tuesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 3 - Legs - Wednesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 4 - Chest - Friday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Monday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Tuesday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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I, Bodybuilder 5 - Transition - Thursday

Build muscle as fast as humanly possible — week after week — until you see a body in the mirror that you barely recognize.

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6 Weeks to Superhero - Bench Press Complex

I've tried every way known to man to quickly pack on muscle while getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

Iron Evolution – Phase 3

Powerlifting's prodigal son returns bigger and stronger to bending bars, busting PR's, and tearing pecs.

18 TAT (Tension Alteration Technique) Movements

Tom Furman unearths and revitalizes an old forgotten technique to extend sets. Remember not to kill the messenger when the paralyzing pain hits you.

The Jungle Gym and Malaria

Craig Weller seems to have figured out the answer to two of the problems he faces almost every time he's deployed to some 3rd world country: how to keep working out and how to avoid malaria.

Strong in the Stretch

Get stronger and improve movement quality at the same time with these five exercises.

Leucine and Protein Synthesis

Leucine is the key amino acid responsible for stimulating muscle protein synthesis. Here’s how to make it even better.

Get More Nerve!

There's one ridiculously simple way to guarantee muscle growth. Are you open-minded enough to try it?

Nutsack-Rated Nutrition 2

A deeper look at the great hormones-in-milk scare and much more.

Fish Oil: Gender Matters

Research suggests males and females respond differently to DHA and EPA supplementation. Details here.

Curcumin a Fat Burner?

Curcumin has a host of health benefits, but could it help with body composition too? Looks that way. Info here.