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Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

Fail: Pro Bodybuilding and Big Guts

Many pro bodybuilders look pregnant. It's like they've got a six pack stretched over a keg. How does this happen? That question, answered.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

The Answer for Massive Calves

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

Tip: Get Mom and Dad To Eat More of This

This is potentially the greatest gift a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter could ever give to their aging parents or grandparents.

Tip: The Russian Core Exercise

This forgotten core movement will make you better at just about any physical activity. Check it out.

150 Pound Back Extensions for Glutes & Hams

Drop the weenie weights, load this exercise heavy, and watch your deadlift PR skyrocket. Oh, and you'll build great glutes and hamstrings.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

Westside for Skinny Bastards 1

Skinny? Interested in packing on muscle mass and having the strength to back it up? This program is for you.

30 Minutes to Mass

Yes, you do have time to train... if you'll make a plan, shut up, and stop socializing. Follow these guidelines and check out the sample programs.

The Squat: 10 Damn Good Tips

Squats aren't all that simple, but these recommendations are. Get under the bar and squat right with these tips.

Tip: Do the Donkey Calf Raise

Looks weird, but it works better than standard calf exercises. Here's how to do it.

3 Bad Ideas You Need to Stop Repeating

You've heard these things before. You've probably repeated them. Well, stop it. They're oversimplified and sometimes flat-out false.

Muscle Up Top, Hustle Down Below

Want a bodybuilder upper body and a linebacker lower body? Here's your program.

The 30-Day Bro Diet

The traditional bodybuilding diet looks bland to the general public, but here's why you should try it at least once.

30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

Tip: Death by Dumbbell – The Workout

Got about 10 minutes? Then you've got time to do this wicked one-dumbbell workout.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

7 Ways to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Fix this common posture problem. Not only will you look better, but you'll get better results from training.

Guaranteed Muscle Mass

Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

20-Minute Muscle Builder

All you need is a bar, a bench, and 20 spare minutes to build a strong and muscular body. Want to lean up too? Add 4 minutes.

Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

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.

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it.