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Kipping Pull-Ups: The Truth

Is the kipping pull-up a legit movement or an exercise abomination? You may be surprised.

The Case Against Trap Training

Your traps are puny, and it's probably because you train them directly with shrugs. Here's a better way build your yoke.

Olympic Lifting Made Simple

A tested program that will quickly get you dominating on the Olympic lifting platform.

Goblet Squats 101

Is this the "single best lifting movement of all time" as Dan claims? You be the judge.

Mountain Dog Arms

Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

Sheiko Shakes Up Powerlifting

Can a training system that breaks all the rules take your lifts to the next level? We test out the Sheiko method. Check it out.

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

Steroids for Dummies

Everything you ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.

Bench Press 600 Pounds

Want to break records on the bench press? Ignore stupid rules and follow these twelve steps instead.

Tip: The Ab Exercise That'll Make You Cuss

Drop to the floor and try this complete core move. Warning: It's tougher than it looks!

Tip: Cardio Doesn't Work

Let's help put Jillian Michaels and others of her ilk out of work by pointing out a painful truth about cardio.

8 Secrets For Building Your Best Upper Chest

A developed upper chest will set your physique apart from the crowd. Here's how to build it.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

Tip: Is Cardio Best Before or After Lifting?

A new study is finally giving us the answer. Check this out.

The Top 7 Bodybuilding Methods of All Time

Training mainly for size? Then this is your hypertrophy bible. Here are seven guaranteed training methods to get you bigger.

Conditioning for Muscle Mass

Metcon isn't just about fat loss. Without it, muscle growth and strength gains can grind to a halt. Really. Here's why and what to do about it.

Tip: Pull Before You Push and Pull More Often

You need more than a 1:1 ratio of pushing and pulling exercises. Here's why, plus some smart strategies to keep you balanced.

4 Methods To Boost Testosterone With Food

There are a lot of things out there zapping your testosterone levels. Here's how to fight back with food.

Master the Kettlebell Swing

Learn to hip hinge and you'll automatically get better at deadlifts, squats and your sport. The secret? You gotta swing a kettlebell.

Dips: The Upper Body Squat

Dips are awesome, but you better learn proper form and how to dose them. Once that's done, try ring dips, countdowns, combos, and dead stops.

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

How to Do the Jefferson Deadlift

A deadlift variation as old as the barbell that will pack on mass and kick up your pulling power.

19 Squat & Deadlift Variations

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

Tip: Build Your Quads With Just a Band

No access to a leg extension machine? Nail your quadriceps anyway with this clever variation.