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For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

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10 Movements For Explosive Power

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

Real Men Train Their Glutes

Want a stronger, more powerful body? You need a strong butt. Glute-specific training isn't just for the girls. Here's your man-plan.

Bulgarian Training Simplified

Bulgarian training works for top Olympic lifters. Here's how average guys and gals can make it work for bodybuilding and powerlifting.

Tip: How to Make Trashcan Chili

Follow these simple steps and make a muscle-building meal that tastes so good you'll forget it's good for you.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

Lunges: You're Doing Them Wrong

There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.

The Waterbury Method

A unique program for size and strength that uses full-body workouts and a set/rep scheme you’ve probably never tried before. Check it out.

Tip: The Naughty Appetite Suppressant

This substance has a bad reputation, but it's relatively safe for mild metabolism boosts and appetite suppression.

7 Gym Gadgets That Actually Work

We asked our pros and experts about their favorite workout tools and accessories. We got some surprising answers.

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. 

Ask Us Anything 02

We field your questions about female testosterone usage, losing fat while getting strong, and making gains on a budget.

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.

Beyond 5/3/1 Program 1.1

I spent a ton of time developing this program and believe it stands as my best work, ever.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

Tip: Do the Flying Pull-Up

It'll make you look like a ninja warrior and it's just plain fun. Master this bodyweight exercise.

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

For most people, the upright row is a shoulder wrecker. Here's a better exercise.

Get 20% Better Results From Testosterone

Are you on doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)? If so, there's a new, healthier, and more effective way to use it. Here's how.

Powerbuilding: 4 Ways to Get Big and Strong

Mix heavy lifts with moderate lifts and blend powerlifter strength with bodybuilder size.

Body-Part Splits Are Dead

They work for newbies and drug-aided pros, but for the rest of us, body-part splits rob us of growth. Here's what to do instead.

Keep Estrogen Under Control

If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

7 Surprising Tips for Bigger Arms

Arms stop growing years ago? Time to apply one of these tips!

World's Simplest Training Template

Most lifters try to progress in strength, hypertrophy, stretching, and conditioning at the same time. Huge mistake! Here's a better way to, well, get better.

Tip: How Much Protein Can You Absorb?

Despite the prevailing myth, you can and should eat more than 30 grams of protein per sitting. But exactly how much? Info here.