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The Simple Diet for Athletes

You don't have to go on an extreme diet to lose fat and perform your best. These guidelines work for elite athletes and they'll work for you.

Superhuman Planks

If you can do anything other than focus on not blacking out while performing a plank, you're doing it wrong.

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  • 6 Easy Exercises You Won't Be Able to Do

    Maybe you're pretty strong. Great. But that just increases the odds that you can't do these easy movements that would allow you to get even stronger.

    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.

    Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

    Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

    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.

    Master the Sumo Deadlift

    Everything you need to know to dominate the sumo deadlift, from setup to bar speed.

    The Best Muscle-Building Breakfast

    People who want to build muscle and lose fat don't skip breakfast. But what are the best foods to eat? Here's what the experts suggest.

    The Best Damn Strength Plan For Natural Lifters

    If you're a natural lifter doing the workouts of drugged lifters, you're going to be disappointed. Build maximal strength the natural way. Here's how.

    Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

    If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

    2-A-Day Training for Radical Gains

    If you goal is size, it’s hard to beat twice-per-day training. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

    Tip: A Much Better Way to Upright Row

    Replace the barbell and you'll stimulate more growth and keep your wrists and shoulders healthier. Here's how.

    One Hundred Gram Carb Cure

    Ridiculously simple. Powerfully effective. Get shredded using this one simple guideline. Here’s how.

    Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

    An inside look into the drug use of a real IFBB pro bodybuilder.

    3 Days a Week is All You Need

    Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.

    Get Ripped. Get Walking.

    This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

    The Truth About Bulking

    There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

    Tip: Do This Mobility Drill For a Better Squat

    This might just be the easiest way to fix most ugly squat problems. And it only takes about 30 seconds. Check it out.

    Dispelling the Glute Myth

    Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

    Tip: A Different Way to Bench Press

    Save your joints and recover faster with this bench press variation.

    The Trap Bar Deadlift

    The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

    The Best Rep Scheme for Greater Gains

    Not getting any stronger? Not getting any bigger? Use this method to get your gains going again.

    Tip: Bulletproof Coffee is Stupid

    Four reasons why you shouldn't drink this popular but goofy breakfast replacement.

    The Complete Guide to T Replacement

    Do you think you have low testosterone? Here's everything you need to know, from symptoms and testing to injecting and what to expect.