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Struggling with pull-ups? Do negative-only reps using a neutral grip. Once you can do a single, 30-second eccentric, you'll be able to do one good pull-up.

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Building a Bigger Yoke

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

It's Time to Segregate Our Gyms

Pretend CrossFitters and functional training boneheads have invaded our gyms. Let's send them back to where they belong.

Tip: An Unconventional Way to Improve Your Pull-Ups

Do more pull-ups and do them with more weight strapped to your body. How? Use this cool training method.

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How much muscle can a natural, experienced lifter gain in 4 weeks? Can he lose fat at the same time? This coach decided to find out.

Tip: The Complete Chest Exercise

This pressing variation trains both functions of the chest for complete pec development. Check it out.

Tip: The Best Squat Variation You're Not Using

Build your legs, boost your regular squat, and work around injuries with this butt-busting variation.

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

These exercises really don't work, and some even lead to injury. Here's why, plus some more effective alternatives.

Tip: The Complete Guide to Ab Wheel Rollouts

There are two correct ways to do this exercise, then there's the way most people do it. Know the difference.

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.

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: Does Compression Gear Really Work?

Do those tight shirts and pants really improve workouts and recovery? Here's the science.

Tip: No Need to Eat So Many Fruits & Veggies

New research says we don't need as much as we thought. Check out the science.

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Tip: The Paused Sumo Deadlift

Improve technique, get strong, and build your glutes and hams with this accessory exercise. Use 50-70 percent of 1RM.

Desserts That Build Muscle

Six easy-to-make, protein-packed desserts that will blow your mind.

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.

Ditch Your Diet. Stay Ripped.

You got shredded by dropping calories and adding cardio, but you can't do that forever. Here's how to drop the diet, stay lean, and avoid fat rebound.

5 Grip & Forearm Exercises That Actually Work

Build a crushing grip and add a new slab of muscle to your forearms. Here are 5 exercises you've never seen before to help you do it.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

Tip: Test Your Athleticism in 2 Minutes

Let's see how fit you really are. Take this quick test. And try not to puke.

Tip: Train With Arnold's Golden Six

This full-body, three-days-per-week routine got The Oak started in bodybuilding. Check it out.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

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.

Tip: Replace the Leg Extension

There's a better exercise to target your quads. Check it out.

What You Don't Know About BOSU Balls

Newbies and bad personal trainers love them. Experienced lifters and most coaches hate them. Here are the actual facts.