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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.

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What Overtraining Is and Isn't

Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.

3 Days a Week is All You Need

Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.

Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

Go Fund Yourself!

More women than ever are competing, and some of them want YOU to fund it. It's time to call them out.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

How to Train for Fighting

Are you trying to throw a punch or are you playing patty cake? Here's how to develop raw, devastating power.

6 Lifting Principles You Can't Ignore

If every lifter understood and followed these 6 truths about training, there'd be no more complaints about not being able to grow.

The Two-Exercise Workout Plan for Size

Think you need tons of exercises? Nope. You just need to do the best lifts more frequently. Here's what they are and how to use them for size.

The Periodization Bible - Part 2

Everything you ever wanted to know about advanced periodization for strength training.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

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

The Complete Power Look Program

The look of power cannot be faked. Here's how to build a body that has the "go" to back up the "show".

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

Tip: Squat Without Hip Pain

Notice a pinching sensation when you squat? Not good. Here are 5 ways to fix the problem.

Tip: Take Kettlebell Swings to the Next Level

These two advanced KB swing movements are challenging and effective. Check 'em out.

Predator Conditioning

Torch fat and retain muscle. Attack your conditioning like a predator. Don't run from it like prey.

Conditioning 101

You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.

Leaky Gut: Food, Pain, and Digestion

It's a mysterious condition that plagues many fit people, but some doctors don't even think it's real. Here's what you need to know.

Total Body Training

Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

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.

Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

Fat loss workouts don't have to be drawn out and boring. In fact, the best ones last only four minutes.

5 Things Exercise Nazis Get Wrong

They advocate good form and safety, but are they keeping you small and weak? Train like a fragile flower and you'll look like one too.

The Ultimate Program for Body Comp Improvement

Tired of looking pretty much the same year after year? If you're ready to make radical changes in your body composition, start here.

The 5 Step Ankle Mobility Fix

Is ankle mobility messing with your training? First you need to diagnose the problem, then you need to fix it. This plan will help you do both.