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5 Things You Can Train Everyday

Think you've gotta wait a few days before training some muscles again? Nope. Make gains faster. Here's what thrives with frequency.

Tip: 5 Proven Exercises for New Biceps Size

Drop the EZ-bar curls for a while and try a few of these ramped up biceps builders.

How to Build 50 Pounds of Muscle in 12 Months

DC training works. Never heard of it? Here’s what it is and how to do it.

Eat to Get Big Without Getting Fat

Use this lean mass calculator and diet plan to build muscle without having to pull the fat pants out of the closet.

The Very Best Upper-Body Exercise

Nail your lats, chest, triceps, delts, and abs with one exercise. Here are 8 new and improved ways to do it.

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Bodybuilding is full of programs used by "enhanced" lifters, but most people don't take drugs and can't get good results. This effective program is for them.

The Happy Powder

Low energy? No motivation? Lack of focus? Feeling mentally or physically run down? There's a supplement for that.

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.

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

Tip: To Get Strong, Be the Weakest Guy in the Gym

Sounds contradictory, but it's true. Here's why.

5/3/1: How to Build Pure Strength

Jim Wendler's 5/3/1/ program promises slow and steady gains that will eventually turn you into the strongest guy in the gym. And it delivers, every time.

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.

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

Build a Thicker Back in 28 Days

A wide back will separate you from the typical tank-top lifter. But you're going to need more than rows and pull-ups.

7 Reasons You're Stuck at Medium

This is the advice someone would give you if he were brutally honest and didn't give a damn about your feelings. Wear your cup.

Tip: Two Mandatory Core Tests for Lifters

Here's how to tell if your core strength is holding back your big lifts.

Tip: Get Ripped on the Rower

The erg is the best fat burning machine in the gym, period. Here's how to use it right, plus three killer workouts to try.

10 Reasons Bodybuilders Are Bigger Than Powerlifters

They both lifts weights. They both train hard. They both use drugs at the pro levels. So why are bodybuilders more jacked than powerlifters?

Cracking the Rotator Cuff Conundrum

Everything you need to know about your rotator cuff (and more.) Here’s how to keep it healthy and strong.

Tip: Why Evening Training is the Worst

If you can, try to work out earlier in the day. Here's why.

Tip: My Favorite Strength-Building Method

This never-fail training method will build strength fast. Check it out.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

Push-Pull-Legs: The Ultimate Split

Training one body part per day is outdated, and full-body workouts don't always cut it. Push-pull-legs is superior for any goal. Here's why.

Tip: The Most Neglected Chest Exercise

For pure size gains, many bodybuilders have forgotten about this pec-building staple.