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Tip: Build Yourself Up, Don't Tear Others Down

Here's an easy way to spot a real jerk (in the gym or out) and avoid becoming one yourself.

The Best Predictor of Success

A super tribe of Africans has learned the secret to athletic success. Can we duplicate the effects of their barbaric methods?

Tip: Try Hollow-Body Holds

Increase core stability with this gymnast staple. Here's how to do it.

Look Like a Bodybuilder, Perform Like an Athlete

Building muscle size, strength, and explosive power – as a single strategy – produces the absolute best gains, period! Here's how.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

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

The Best Way to Keep Getting Stronger

Strength gains stalled out? Use this powerful progression method to build stronger muscles and tendons so you'll never plateau.

The Simple No-Machines Workout

No machines, no problem! This free-weights only program will build size and strength better than machines anyway.

How to Train For Power

To dominate the field of play or just kick some serious butt in the gym, you have to develop raw power. Here's how.

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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  • How to Build Bulletproof Shoulders

    Build indestructable shoulders with landmine presses, unique overhead carry variations, and much more.

    Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

    Two anteriorly loaded squat variations, both with benefits and drawbacks. So which is best for you?

    Fake Strength: Stop Arching the Bench Press

    Re-think the big arch for bench pressing. It doesn't create any real strength, and admit it: it's cheating. Here’s why.

    Sandbags For Strength

    Forget the fancy training tools. This dirty sucker is as basic and effective as they come.

    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.

    Mountain Dog Training for Intermediates

    John Meadows’ style of training is typically used by only very advanced lifters. Here’s how to make it work for you if you’re a mere mortal.

    The Truth about Training Frequency

    How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

    Goblet Squats 101

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

    Yoga, Yes Yoga, For Big Bastards

    How a few simple poses can make you a better lifter.

    Leg Press vs. Squat: The Final Chapter

    It's a battle practically as old as bodybuilding, but the exercise efficiency guy settles the argument once and for all.

    Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs

    Screw the rotator cuff! That's right, screw it. When it comes to fixing shoulder pain, the the rotator cuff is over-hyped and gets way too much attention.

    Full Body vs. Split Training

    Which is really better for your goals? Each has its pros and cons. Read this to help you decide.

    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.

    15 Ways to Foam Roll

    Fifteen foam rolling techniques that'll get you ready for the gym much better than stretching.