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The Most Dangerous Gym Equipment of All Time

Here's are the four riskiest pieces of equipment in your gym, plus what you can do to stay out of the ER.

Tip: The 6-12-25 Method for Big Arms

Build bigger biceps, triceps, or anything else with this simple, brutal method.

The Truth About Bulking

There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

Tip: Take This to Increase Testosterone by 24%

It's crucial to health anyhow, so you've got no excuse not to take it.

Hard Core Training. Literally.

Harden your core and level up your big lifts without doing any conventional (boring) ab exercises.

How to Build a Muscular Midsection

Too many bodybuilders ruin their waistlines by turning themselves into human fireplugs. T Nation coaches show you how to do it right.

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  • Tip: A Tri-Set for Shoulder Health and Hypertrophy

    Build boulders with this workout. Bonus: It's good for shoulder health too!

    10 Secrets to Building Mass

    Ten secrets, eight exercises, and one sweet three-day-a-week program to help you pile on muscle weight fast.

    The 4 Best Compound Sets for Size

    Not to be confused with super sets, these smart compound sets will blow up your chest, shoulders, legs, and triceps. Take a look.

    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.

    The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

    Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.

    Fix Tight Hamstrings Forever

    The countless hours many of us spend stretching our hamstrings are a tragic waste of time. Here's a legitimate way to fix the problem.

    The Litvinov Workout

    If you're interested in becoming leaner, faster, and more muscular, keep reading.

    5 No-Diet Ways to Get Lean

    Diets are temporary and often backfire. To lose fat and keep it off, you need to first change how you think. Here's what to do.

    How to Train For Power

    To dominate the field of play or just kick some serious butt in the gym, you have to develop raw power. Here's how.

    Squat Mechanics: A Deep Analysis

    It's time to finally fix your squat. Here's an in-depth look at squat mechanics from the author of Starting Strength.

    The Only Way to Get Results

    Why do some people get awesome results in the gym while others don't? It could be a number of things, but here's the most overlooked, and most important, factor.

    The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

    The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

    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.

    Push-Ups for Real Strength

    You need to do more push-ups. And you need to start doing them right for once. Here's what you need to know.

    The Big Arms Blueprint

    Feel like your arm growth has come to a halt? Stop looking around for crazy solutions and try this back-to-basics plan.

    The Smart Lifter's Neck Training Program

    A strong neck enhances your physique and reduces injury risk. Here's your training plan.

    Tip: Obey the Mirror Rule

    Most gyms have mirrors, but did you know there are some unwritten rules about them? Learn them here

    Tip: 3 Exercises for Unbreakable Shoulders

    Prevent shoulder injuries by getting those suckers stable. Here's how.