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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.

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The Most Efficient Warm-Ups, Period

If your warm-up takes more than 15 minutes, you're doing it wrong. Here's how to get fired up for training, fast.

The 4 Most Useless Rehab Methods

Foam rolling, stretching, kinesio tape, and icing after an injury have all been pretty much debunked. Here's what you should do instead.

Anterior Core Training

Real core training, real simple. The best exercises and exercise progressions for your abs.

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  • Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

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

    The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

    An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.

    Breaking Down the Single Leg Squat

    Can you really build muscle and strength with one-legged squats? You bet you can. Here’s how.

    The 2008 Alphabet of Manliness

    From A to Z, Tony G's got some ideas about every bodybuilding, diet, and performance topic you can think of, not to mention some appealing notions about hottie Kate Beckinsale. A very cool, fun, and informative article.

    The Real “Core” Exercise

    Strong core, strong body. But you need more than traditional ab exercises to get it. Try these out.

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  • Hypertrophy-Specific Training

    An Overview and Sample Program

    Tip: Big Triceps, No Elbow Pain

    Build stronger triceps – without all the wear and tear – by using X cables. Try these inflammation-free exercises.

    Tip: Bodyweight-Only Backside Training

    Build your hamstrings, glutes, and back. No weight plates required. Check out these surprisingly challenging exercises.

    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.

    Tip: A Better Way to Stretch Your Chest

    How to stretch your pecs without wrecking your shoulders.

    Squat Depth: The Final Answer

    Stop listening to uneducated jackasses when it comes to squat depth. You can figure out what's best for your anatomy with these tests. Here's how.

    The Chin-Up Project

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

    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.

    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.

    The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

    A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

    Tip: Do Zottman Curls for Bigger Biceps & Forearms

    Build biceps and forearms with this challenging exercise. Check it out.

    How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

    Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

    Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

    The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

    Bigger, Better Glutes

    The hip thrust is the go-to move for building athletic speed and power, in addition to building a great butt. Here’s how to do it. 

    Man Up and Military Press

    Put the damn bar over your head. Easy enough, but not many people actually do it today. Here’s why they need to be doing it.

    Conditioning 101

    You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.