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For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

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Tip: How to Increase Your Sex Drive

A new study says we've been looking for libido in all the wrong places. Here's the truth about testosterone, estrogen and sex drive.

Tip: Eat This Food for Better Sex

Oh yeah, and it builds muscle, too.

4 Weeks to Big Arms

You can lie to yourself and say big arms aren't important to you. Or, you can follow this program for a month and finally build them.

The Answer for Massive Calves

To build a set of standout calves, you need to think outside the box. Here’s how.

2 Times a Week for Twice the Gains

You've heard of high-frequency strength training. But what about low frequency? Cut your gym time in half and still make gains. Here's how.

Inside the Muscles: Best Shoulders and Trap Exercises

Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

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.

5 Self-Improvement Tips for Lifters

Lifting makes you stronger. Diets make you leaner. But there's more to life than that. Here's how to feel better, fight stress, get organized, and get happier.

Tip: The Leg Exercise No One Does Right

Nobody coaches this lower-body movement correctly. Here's where they get it wrong, plus a better exercise.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

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.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

2 Weeks to Shredded

Need to look your absolute best but only have two weeks to do it? We've got the perfect plan for you. Check this out.

Lactic Acid Training for Fat Loss

Increase lactic acid to increase growth hormone and get shredded. One problem: It really hurts. Check out the program.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

The Best Damn High Volume Workout Plan for Natties

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

Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

Ready to get lean but not ready to count every calorie? Here are three things you can start doing today.

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?

5 Ways Social Media is Ruining Fitness

Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram are awesome, until they start to interfere with your progress. Don't fall into these traps.

Master the Floor Press

The bench press may be everyone's favorite upper body barbell exercise, but its shorter-ranged cousin could be even better.

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.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

The Best Strength Training Method of All Time

Cluster training is unbeatable for strength gains. But which type should you use? Here's what you need to know.