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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.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

How to Lift Forever: 5 Mandatory Exercises

Love lifting? Want to keep doing it for life? Then you need to balance your workouts and fix your posture with these five exercises.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

CrossFit for Meatheads

Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

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

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

Bench More to Bench More

Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.

6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

Tip: The Best Machine for Biceps

Use this machine along with mechanical drop sets to ignite new muscle growth.

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

The 5/2 Fat-Loss Diet for Lifters

Eat normally five days a week and eat a reduced-calorie diet on two non-consecutive days. What could be easier?

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.

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

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!

Tip: The Right Way to Lift for Fat Loss

It's not what you think. Keep burning calories after your workout is done with this counterintuitive training method.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

The Flat Butt Fix

Want stronger, rounder, sexier glutes? Then give them their own day in the gym. Here's how to get it done.

Whey vs. Casein: The Real Story

Whey protein has some benefits, but casein is a better muscle builder, a better strength builder, and even a better fat burner. Here's why.