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Tip: Fix This Tiny Muscle and Lift Heavier

Does your butt hurt on long car rides? Need frequent trips to the chiropractor? Have pain down your leg? Here's the problem and how to fix it.

Tip: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

Tip: The Perfect Number of Sets for Growth

Don't do more sets and reps than you need to. All it does is eat into your recovery and slow down gains. Details here.

Get 20% Better Results From Testosterone

Are you on doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)? If so, there's a new, healthier, and more effective way to use it. Here's how.

Tip: TUT – Does It Really Matter?

Is time under tension really important for hypertrophy? Let's take a deep dive into that topic.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Quads

It's one of the toughest muscle groups to build. We ask 10 experts for their single best tip for building quads. Check out their answers.

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

The Ultimate Minimalist Training Plan

Don't have time to train 6 days a week for over an hour? Don't worry, you don't have to. Get in, get out, make gains. Here's how.

3 Days a Week is All You Need

Four rules to follow when you can only train 3 days per week, plus the 4 common mistakes to avoid. Sample plan included.

The 4 Mandatory Lifting Movements

Check this out before you DIY your workout plan. Choose a lift from each section and get ready to dominate.

DeFranco Agile 8

A simple warm-up routine that’s helped powerlifters, meatheads, and other anti-mobility dudes feel better and progress faster in their workouts with fewer injuries. Check it out.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

Building a Bigger Yoke

Because nothing says "I am strong" quite like a monstrous set of traps and a beer keg for a neck.

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?

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

If you think full body training is just for noobs, you're missing out. Here's how to bring back the gains with this advanced approach.

5 Exercises for Upper-Back Strength

Strengthening a handful of small, upper-back muscles through some deceptively hard exercises can pay big dividends.

Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

The Best Strength Training Method of All Time

Cluster training is unbeatable for strength gains. But which type should you use? Here's what you need to know.

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.

American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.