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The Athletic Aesthetic Program

Lift like a beast, move like an athlete, look like a Greek god. Here's your plan.

Tip: The Ultimate Squat for Quads

Want bigger quads? Set your ego aside and squat like this.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

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

Arnold's Agonist-Antagonist Training

Train opposing muscle groups together, like Arnold did, and you'll build more muscle in less time while also developing muscular balance.

The Best Damn Diet For Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't train like drug users, and they shouldn't diet like them either. Here's your dietary playbook, natties!

Tip: 4 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

Your honest answers to these questions are more important to your lifting success than any specific program or diet. Check 'em out.

Tip: Two Back Muscles You're Missing

To build a topographic back, you need more than lat exercises. Here's what you're missing plus two exercises to target those muscles.

The Best Damn Cortisol Article Ever

It's been called the stress hormone, the belly fat hormone, and the thief of gains. But it doesn't have to be any of those. Here's how to control it.

The Hard Body Workout Plan

How do you get shredded while maintaining muscle mass, strength, and athleticism? With these two training methods.

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.

The Snatch Grip Deadlift

It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

5 Things to Stop Doing in the Gym

Many experienced lifters make these training mistakes. Do you?

Growth Explosion: The 30-10-30 Technique

Three young athletes gained 14 pounds in 14 days using a new training technique. Here's exactly how they did it.

You Should be Doing Face Pulls

Fix your posture, build your rear delts, and heal your shoulders. Here’s how to do it.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

How to be a Social Media Fitness Star

Here's how to give advice on the internet, find your tribe, thwart trolls, and keep your soul intact.

Big Arms in 8 Workouts

Here's a brutal workout that'll build noticeable size on your biceps and triceps in just one month. Guaranteed.

How to Build 50 Pounds of Muscle in 12 Months

DC training works. Never heard of it? Here’s what it is and how to do it.

Unleash Your Testosterone!

Is a lot of your natural testosterone bound up in your body, unable to be used? Probably. Here's exactly how to free it up.

The Best Damn High Volume Workout Plan for Natties

Not on steroids? Grow anyway with this smart training approach.

Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.

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.

7 Reasons You're Stuck at Medium

This is the advice someone would give you if he were brutally honest and didn't give a damn about your feelings. Wear your cup.