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Get Strong, Get Fast, Get Vertical!

A program designed to improve your vertical jump and your overall strength and athleticism. Check it out.

Armed For Combat

Drastically increase arm size and strength over a twelve week period. Here’s your plan.

The Carb Cycling Codex

Cutting body fat doesn't have to mean cutting out the carbs. Get shredded with this carb cycling approach and hang on to more muscle in the process.

Genetics: Limitation or Copout?

We live in a world of excuses. Most people don't want to accept that when something goes wrong in their lives, they're at least partly to blame.

The Specialization Zone

If you want to build huge muscles, you must continually challenge them by placing a greater demand upon them. If you stick with the same stress level month after month, you'll quickly reach a point where your body is used to the stress and won't need to adapt (i.e. grow) anymore.

Sticking Point Therapy

Sticking points are much like those really talkative, naked old men in your gym's locker room: you'd rather avoid them! Nothing's more frustrating than making good progress overall but failing to improve on the "big lifts" (bench press, squat, deadlift, military press, etc.)

Renaissance Body Development

To reach the modern physique ideal, you'll need muscle mass, strength, power, endurance, speed, and flexibility. This program has it all.

Beach Training for Performance-Oriented Lifters

"Bodybuilding training? No way! Not for me! I'm training only for strength and function," said the huge sumbitch after deadlifting a load that was roughly equivalent to a Sherman tank.

Deadlifting for Stubby Guys

Big Numbers for the Mechanically Disadvantaged Lifter

Locked and Loaded

Everything you need to know about choosing the right weight and loading schemes for your lifting goals.

Continuum Training 2

Understanding Various Strength Training Continuums for Optimal Conjugate Design

Continuum Training 1

Understanding Various Strength Training Continuums for Optimal Conjugate Design

Pillars of Strength

Bodybuilding is full of colorful descriptions of various physique types.

East European Bodybuilding

Muscle mass secrets from the old countries

Eccentric-Base Training

When you think of science, the first thing that probably comes to mind is images of atrophied, goggle-wearing weaklings in white coats. Bulging muscles and inhuman strength are certainly not part of your mental image!

Abs on Trial

High intensity vs. volume training. Olympic lifting vs. powerlifting. High intensity cardio vs. low intensity cardio. The list of debates and disputes in this field goes on and on, and perhaps the most disputed area is abdominal training.

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  • 7 Secrets to Rapid Recovery

    You get gains by balancing training stress and recovery. Here’s how to recover faster so you can train harder.

    The Lost Art of Hamstring Training

    Most people, even lifters, have weak hamstrings. Here’s why and how to get them bigger and stronger.

    8 Weeks to a Record Bench

    A bench press specialization cycle that'll drastically improve your max bench.

    Band Training for Big Gains

    Everything you need to know about advanced band training for size and strength.

    Training for Easy-Hard Gainers 2

    Ecto-mesomorphs: the lean and lanky guys who've built muscle. Here's what they can do to stay on the gain-train.

    Lifting for Fat Loss

    In the dawn of the bodybuilding era, back in the 1940's, 50's and 60's, muscularity was basically only a matter of having a lot of size and mass.

    Thibaudeau's Top 7 Tips

    Christian Thibaudeau lays out his seven most effective tips for getting big, getting strong and performing better.

    Training for Easy–Hard Gainers 1

    Most strength coaches will categorize an athlete or client into one of three classes based on their responsiveness to training: easy gainer, hard gainer and average gainer. Let's take a look at each category.

    The Training Quiz for Smartasses

    A test for know-it-alls and those who think they do.