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Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

Here's what you need to know...<p>Do your basic strength work. Squat, press, bench press, or deadlift, then perform 5 sets of 10 reps with a lighter …

The Fit Man’s Back-Saving Workout

Here’s why your exercise routine may be causing your back ache—and how to stop it<p>There are thousands of reasons to work out. Maybe you want to lose weight or bulk up. Maybe you want to have more energy. Or maybe you just want to keep up with your kids. Whatever your motivation, you expect to feel …

Build Strength and Size With the Cube Method

To build strength and size, there is no substitute for the big three: the back squat, the deadlift, and the bench press. Find a guy with a high …

How to Power Clean [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

<i>If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video.</i><p>Mark Rippetoe, author of <i>Starting Strength</i>, shows me how to perform the power clean. …

Instant Muscle: Build a Batwing Back

Working your lats unilaterally and with your chest supported on a bench isolates them as best you can.<p>How To Do It:<p>Two steps to building a bigger set …

Rest-Pause For Strength, Muscle Mass And Fat Loss – Fitness Volt

Breakthrough your growth plateaus with this training technique.<p>The method of rest-pause training is nothing new to the weightlifting world. It has …

Get Straight to Get Strong: 3 Steps to Pre-Workout Alignment

<b>Working out with a misaligned body will only lead to reinforcing those misalignments.</b> The three exercises in this video are designed to improve …

The Big Arms Solution

Owning a big set of arms is something all guys want to have. Because, unless you live in the sleeves-mandatory territory of Alaska, a thick set of …

How to Do a Deadlift | The Art of Manliness

<i>If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video.</i><p>Mark Rippetoe, author of <i>Starting Strength</i>, shows me how to perform the deadlift. We …

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How to Do an Overhead Press | The Art of Manliness

<i>If you’re reading this in an email, click here to watch the video.</i><p>Mark Rippetoe, author of <i>Starting Strength</i>, shows me how to perform the overhead …

What "Good Weight Lifting Form" Really Means (and When It Matters)

Unless you enjoy walking around on crutches, you should make sure you're using good form at the gym. But what exactly does "good form" mean, and how …

Pull Your Own Weight With 14 Pullup and Chinup Variations

Know the difference between pullups and chinups -- and the best variations you should try.<p>If you're looking for a simple, tough move to work your upper body, all you need is a spot at the bar.<p>Pullups and chinups are two of the easiest exercises to perform, conceptually — all you have to do is hang …

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The Forgotten Piece of Weight-Lifting Advice That Will Make You Stronger

Fitness expert Dan John reveals why adding more reps—not weight—can help you build more strength, power, and muscle<p>I started lifting weights in 1965. Since then, I've been lucky enough to train at some of the best facilities imaginable. But one surprising place I always make the greatest progress: …

Measuring Your Macros: A Visual Guide!

Main | Protein | Carbohydrates | Fat<p>Macronutrients<p>All food is broken down into these three primary energy sources:<p><b>Protein:</b> 4 calories per</b> …

Raise Your Deadlift for Raised Results

Standing on a raised surface to deadlift forces you to drop your hips lower and thereby recruit your quads more to begin the lift.<p>How To Do a Deficit …

3 Keys to Looking and Being Strong

How to Build a Better Six-Pack

Use these principles in real life to build your abs up to new levels.<p>Building up an impressive, shredded set of abs will always be a top fitness goal for many guys, but there are so many disparate plans to get a six-pack it's nearly impossible to know which one to follow.<p>There are thousands of …

Exercise

25 brutal workout finishers for rapid fat loss and muscle-building

You’re soaking wet, you’re tired, you’re hungry—but the blood’s still pumping and you know you’ve got a bit left in the tank.<p>You also know it’s that …

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The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

6 Big Finishers for Every Major Muscle Group

Great endings—whether they occur in sports, on film or on your last date—are the memorable ones. Sure, what you do at the beginning of your routine …

100 Reps: The Forgotten Plateau Buster

This workout is not for the faint of heart, but if you give it a try, you’ll realize that it is one of the best plateau busters there is. I'm talking …

The Chin-Up Project

Here's what you need to know...<p>If you've never used linear progression on basic chin-ups, you've left a "gap" in your development that's just waiting …

The Virtual Bench Press Seminar

Here's what you need to know...<p>To get in position, grab the bar with an underhand grip, lift your body off the bench, and push your torso towards …

Jailhouse Strong Pushup Challenge

The Juarez Valley Pushup Challenge tests your testicular fortitude, provides a great “pump” and is a hell of a lot of fun.<p>What do you need?<p>Just you, …

6 Things You Should Know About Creatine

1 of 7<p>Why is creatine such a popular weightlifting supplement? Simple. It’s been widely researched and proven to deliver impressive results. …

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Superhero Abs

There’s no doubting that conventional ab exercises like the crunch strengthen the abs, but they also pull your spine out of position, which can set …

5 Fat-Burning Methods

1 of 6<p>Ditch the Diet<p>As a fitness model and former successful natural bodybuilder, I have tried every diet trick in the book to get lean while holding …