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Whether you're working around an injury, need a break from deadlifting, or just hate the deadlift for some reason, try these proven alternatives.

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Get 20% Better Results From Testosterone

Are you on doctor-prescribed testosterone replacement therapy (TRT)? If so, there's a new, healthier, and more effective way to use it. Here's how.

Tip: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

The basics of benching, the fine points, and a solid 16-week program. Get it all here.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Genetics

Genetics do matter. But how much?

The Truth About EMS

Can you really zap on muscles, get abs, and boost athletic performance with EMS? Yes... and no. Here are the facts.

Tip: Fix Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Feel Awesome

Got lower back pain? It could be caused by this common problem. Here's how to fix it.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

Conditioning 101

You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

The Gironda System

Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

Tip: How to Do a Regular-Guy Deload

If you don't compete in powerlifting, do you still need to deload? Yes, if you train hard. Here's why and what to do.

Tip: 4 Lat-Building Exercises You've Never Tried

You've probably never even SEEN these before. Give 'em a shot!

The New Rules of Over-40 Lifting

Everything most young coaches tell you about over-40 training is wrong. Here's why and what to do instead.

The Real Driver of Muscle Growth

A 6-month long study used experienced lifters to pinpoint what amount of volume would build the most muscle and strength. Here's what they found.

Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

The Posture Cure

What's the point of training if you're always hunched over and hiding your gains? Straighten up to look as strong as you actually are. Here's how.

The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.

Arnold's Agonist-Antagonist Training

Train opposing muscle groups together, like Arnold did, and you'll build more muscle in less time while also developing muscular balance.

Steroids: What Pro Bodybuilders Are Really Using

An inside look into the drug use of a real IFBB pro bodybuilder.

Bench More to Bench More

Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.