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4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

Full-Body Workouts of the Legends

The full-body routines of guys like Gironda and Schwarzenegger work as well today as they did 40 or 50 years ago.

Tip: How NOT to Train When Dieting

The way you instinctively want to train when on a cutting plan might be doing more harm than good. Here's why.

Tip: The Ultimate Morning Routine for Lifters

Want to move better and feel better all damn day... for the rest of your life? Do this short, simple routine every morning.

The V-Taper Workout and Diet Plan

Which physique turns heads the most? A big upper body that tapers at the waist: the V-taper. Here's the formula for getting one.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

The Ultimate Minimalist Training Plan

Don't have time to train 6 days a week for over an hour? Don't worry, you don't have to. Get in, get out, make gains. Here's how.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

The Chin-Up Project

Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.

Big, Thick, Chunky Ab Training

Abs aren't really made in the kitchen... unless that's where you train. You have to build them like any other muscle. Here's how.

Bigger by the Numbers

Your training shouldn't be random. Here's how to get it together, get stronger, and get growing again!

10 Sneaky Things Making You Fat

You work out. You're trying to improve your diet. And you're still too damn fat. What's going on? Check out this list of tricky body-comp saboteurs.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

The Best Way to Build Traps

Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.

Do-It-Yourself Myofascial Release

Burn your foam roller and give the tennis ball to the dog. You're going to learn how to fix sticky muscles and bust up adhesions using nothing but your hands.

The Effects of Mild Cycles

Some men use tiny doses of testosterone for hormone replacement therapy. Others use massive amounts for bodybuilding. But what are the effects of “light” cycles? Here's the science.

Tip: The Good-Thrust

Not, not a glute thrust. This hybrid variation will build your hamstrings as well as your money-maker.

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

A Stretch Routine That's Actually Doable

Some of the biggest, strongest guys are also crazy flexible. Here's how you can get there.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.

6 Weeks to Superhero

I've tried every way known to man to quickly put on a significant amount of muscle while simultaneously getting ripped to shreds. This is what I've found to be the absolute best method.

Lifter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Cancel that doctor's appointment. Take the self-assessment tests then try these treatments to fix your nagging pain.

Thick and Wide: The Back Solution

Here's how to get a thick, wide back... and why what you're doing now is probably holding back your gains.

A Strongman's Guide to Shoulder Health

Love lifting heavy? Then you either have some shoulder issues or you soon will. Follow these 5 steps to get them healthy and keep them healthy.