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So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

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The Truth About Bodybuilding Arm Measurements

If you want to know the true size of your arms, measure them correctly. Here's your guide.

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.

How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.

The Secret of Loaded Carries

Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

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.

The Reg Park Way To Serious Size And Strength

Reg Park, the guy who inspired Arnold, knew how to build strength and symmetry. Here’s what we can still learn from him today.

Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

Whether you're taking a planned break from training or you're struck by sickness or injury, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent muscle loss.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

5 Advanced Supplements Newbies Don't Deserve

You don't need high-octane fuel or nitro if you're only driving a Prius. The same thing applies to newbie lifters and high-octane supplements.

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

These 4 training methods would kill most guys who think they need to spend two hours in the gym.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Quads

It's one of the toughest muscle groups to build. We ask 10 experts for their single best tip for building quads. Check out their answers.

Death March: The NSW Mile

Got a couple hours on Saturday? We suggest loading up a heavy bar, putting it on your back, and walking a mile.

Meditation for Muscle

How sometimes sitting still and doing nothing can help you build muscle.

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

This exercise makes you suck air, improves upper body strength, eases back pain, and builds a concrete core.

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  • 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.

    The Two Faces of Cortisol

    Think you know all about the "evil" hormone cortisol? Chances are, you've got it all wrong. Here's the truth.

    The Gironda System

    Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

    More Gains in Less Time: 5 Pro Tips

    These strategies will allow you to make greater gains by doing more work in the gym in a given amount of time.

    America Loves Steroids

    Despite the draconian laws and the alleged health risks, steroid use continues to rise in America. But here's what you don't know.

    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.

    Myofibrillar Growth & Conditioning – The Program

    Use high-intensity repeat training (HIRT) to build striated muscle, boost athletic strength, and develop machine-like endurance.