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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.

6 Biceps Exercises You Should Be Doing

Many lifters are making a big mistake when training biceps. They're "missing" parts of the muscle! Are you? If so, these exercises will get you growing again.

The 4 Best Ways to Lunge

The regular ol' forward lunge is actually the least effective. Check out these superior variations for leg strength.

A Calorie Is Sometimes Not A Calorie

A calorie is a calorie. Just eat less and exercise more. That's what they say. And here's why they're dead wrong.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

What You Don't Know About Your Thyroid

Everything you ever wanted to know about the thyroid, from testing to drugs to the foods you need to eat for optimal function.

The Truth About Soreness

Are you working out to get sore or are you training to get bigger, stronger and leaner? There is a difference.

How to Train Through Injuries

Smart lifters never stop training, even when injured. Here's how to recover as quickly as possible and come back even stronger.

The Current State of S&C Coaching

Strength & conditioning coaches are a dime a dozen, and most aren't worth that. Why has the field devolved? Let's find out.

How to Increase Your Pull-Up Power

High-rep pull-ups are cool, but you'll stagnate and bang yourself up if you keep chasing volume. Instead concentrate on adding weight.

Ab Training Made Simple

You only need two or three exercises to build your abs. The trick is to choose the right exercises and breathe correctly while doing them. Here's how.

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  • From 0 to 100: Know Your Percentages!

    Each training percentage, from zero to 100% of your 1RM, has a distinct effect on speed, power, and hypertrophy. Here’s how to use that info wisely.

    How to Use Linear Periodization

    Legendary lifters used linear progression to break records. It's time to revisit that proven method.

    19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

    Find the most effective variations of the squat and the deadlift to fit your body and your goals.

    Build a Thicker Back in 28 Days

    A wide back will separate you from the typical tank-top lifter. But you're going to need more than rows and pull-ups.

    Effective Training for Busy Men

    Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.

    One Hundred Gram Carb Cure

    Ridiculously simple. Powerfully effective. Get shredded using this one simple guideline. Here’s how.

    How to Master the Power Clean

    The power clean just might be the best barbell exercise you aren't doing. Here’s why you should make it a part of your program.

    Ian's Top 10 Mass Makers

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

    Hypertrophy-Specific Training

    An Overview and Sample Program

    Stuff We Like – Apparel 2

    Train hard and wear the kind of gym clothes that can take it. Here are some of our new favorites.

    Tip: 35 Unbroken Push-Ups... or You Suck

    Can you do it? Can you do it with good form? Here's why you need to be able to, plus an awesome bodyweight challenge.

    The Legal Performance Enhancer

    Increase work capacity, stimulate protein synthesis, and reduce catabolism. And say goodbye to the hardgainer label.

    6 Heavy Duty Training Tactics

    The muscles. The mustache. The madness. Here's what you can still learn from Mike Mentzer's Heavy Duty training.