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A Fatal Mistake in Size Training

Most training programs focus on adding weight to the bar, but the best way to add muscle is to focus on volume. Here why and how to do it.

Tip: A Better Way to Stretch Your Chest

How to stretch your pecs without wrecking your shoulders.

Tip: The Wrong Way to Overhead Press

The dumbbell overhead press: you're doing it wrong. Here's why and how to fix it.

8 Things You're Not Supposed to Do... That Work

Sometimes the rules need to be rewritten. Here are eight supposedly wrong things that work great for these experts.

Tip: Stop Stretching Your Lower Back

Stretches for the low back can backfire, leading to more tightness and pain. Do this instead.

Staggered Ab Training

Finally, an ab training program that's excuse proof! No more throwing in a couple of pathetic, obligatory crunches at the end of a workout. And the answer was staring you in the face the whole time.

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  • Stripping Fat With Metabolic Pairings

    Drastically increase fat use for fuel by increasing energy expenditure and stimulating the release of free-fatty acids. Here’s how.

    More Lower Back Savers

    Back pain will wreck your workouts. Here’s how to prevent it and how to fix it if it’s already too late.

    Fish Oil and Fat Loss

    From heart and joint health to fat loss, fish oil has tons of benefits. Here’s what the science says about making it a staple.

    Real Men Do Sissy Squats

    This forgotten squat exercise is still one of the best ways to build quads.

    Tip: Stop Knee Pain Fast With This Exercise

    If you've got angry knees, use this method to relieve it quickly so you can get back in the squat rack.

    Tip: The 5 Best Ab Exercises for Athletes

    Build a strong core that not only looks good, but makes you a better athlete. Here's how.

    Tip: Am I Lean Enough to Start a Mass Phase?

    Is it time for a bulking phase? Are you sure? Here's an easy guideline to follow.

    Soft Tissue Work for Tough Guys

    Think foam rolling hurts? Try using a tennis ball on trigger points. Here’s how.

    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.

    Tip: The Best Exercise for Hip Mobility & Strength

    Your hips are designed to be mobile and powerful. So train them that way. Here's how.

    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.

    Tip: This Vitamin Flat-Out Builds Muscle

    The evidence is strong that it burns fat, too. Here's the science.

    Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

    Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

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    Tip: Corrective Complex, Quads and Hip Flexors

    Sequence these drills in this order before your next leg day and you'll have a better workout.

    The Skinny Leg Syndrome

    Skinny legs are the norm among men. Don't be normal. Here's what to do.

    Why Women Should Train Harder Than Men

    Women not only need to train harder than men, their physiology makes it so they can. Here's what every female lifter needs to know.

    The Real “Core” Exercise

    Strong core, strong body. But you need more than traditional ab exercises to get it. Try these out.

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  • 10 Rules for Building Muscle Without Getting Fat

    Here are 10 strategies to help you do what was once thought to be impossible: growing muscle without growing your belly.