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100 Reps to Ripped

Sets of 50-100 reps, performed with a minimum number of pauses, can be used to break plateaus, build muscle, or burn fat. Here's how.

Big. Scary. Delts.

If you want to grow your delts, you've got to train them often, but you've also got to be smart about it. Here’s how.

CrossFit: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

CrossFit is the greatest thing ever to happen to barbell training, except for all the awful parts of it.

Complexes Made Simple

Follow these 10 principles and design your own smart, efficient complexes that burn fat and build muscle.

The 30 Second Mobility Cure

The quick drill will make you stronger, more flexible, and more resilient…instantly. Check it out.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Biceps, Back, and Lower Body

Don't read this unless you want to get bummed out about how you've been training the wrong grips, rep ranges, and exercises for your biceps, your back, and your entire lower body.

The Metabolic Swing

One simple exercise can help you build more power and athleticism than any other. Oh, and it'll get you ripped too. Here’s how to do it.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Genetics

Genetics do matter. But how much?

Lactic Acid Training for Fat Loss

Increase lactic acid to increase growth hormone and get shredded. One problem: It really hurts. Check out the program.

Ian's Top 10 Mass Makers

Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?

The Politically Incorrect Truth About Obesity

The only way beat obesity is to accept some painful truths, then take action. Here are the uncomfortable facts, PC culture be damned.

Tip: Go Outside and Build Your Legs

Can't get to the gym? Build your legs and athleticism anyway. Here's how.

Tip: Do This First on Back Day

Here's how to fire up your lats to build more muscle and strength.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

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.

Spot Reduction is Real

You’ve heard wrong. You CAN target fatty areas of the body. Here’s how.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

Tip: Two Things Steroid Users Need

Using bodybuilding drugs can be risky. Here's what users need to do to stay as healthy as possible.

Tip: The 20 Reps Method for Strength

Forget counting sets. Instead, think about weight and total reps. Here's why and how to do it.

The Truth About Waist Trainers

Figure and bikini competitors use them. Celebrities endorse them. But what's really happening to the body when squeems are used? Here's the nasty truth.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

Tip: Do the Drag Curl for Bigger Biceps

Need a better biceps exercise? Yes, yes you do. Try this one.

The Testosterone Boosting Workout

Train in a way that's specifically designed to elevate post-workout testosterone production. Here's exactly how you do it.

How Many Carbs Do You Need?

Are you matching your carb intake to your activity level, metabolic condition, and goal? You should be.