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The Ultimate Shoulder Day

Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

The 7 Best Workouts for Fat Loss

Any fool can lose fat, but getting shredded while keeping or even building muscle takes know-how. Here's how to do it.

The Colorado Experiment: Fact or Fiction

It's one of the greatest bodybuilding stories ever told. And people have been talking about it for over 40 years. But is it true? Here's the real story, written by a man who actually knows.

5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

Rippetoe Goes Off

Rip has a few questions for you about unilateral exercises, imbalances, exercise variety, and why you're such a wussy.

Tip: The Machine That Strengthens Your Pull-Ups

Most assisted pull-up machines will NOT make you better at regular pull-ups, but there is one that will. Check it out.

Control Leptin and Control Your Leanness!

Understanding and manipulating this powerful hormone can be the difference between a lean and muscular body and being known as a strong fat guy. Here’s how to do it.

Best of Triceps

Seven proven exercises and training methods to add some size to your sad little triceps.

Top Priority for Lower Traps

Everyone thinks about upper traps, but not lower. That's too bad because the lower traps are crucial for proper movement, strength, and symmetry. Here's how to train them.

Total Body Training

Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

Stretching Gone Wrong

Most fit pros think we can't get enough stretching. Are they right? Nope. Here's why.

Everyone Should Use Creatine

Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

Tip: Follow the Polyphenol Diet, Become Immortal

There's more to good health than just fruits and vegetables.

The One Supplement You Can't Live Without

Some supplements are okay. Some are very good. And there are a few you just don't want to live without. We asked our pros and experts about their favorites.

Tip: Ditch the Barbell Row

There's a better exercise to build your back. Safer too. Check it out.

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.

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

Reg Park's 5x5 Program

The proven way to build both size and strength that’s been working since 1960. Here’s how to do it.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

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.

High Intensity Versus High Volume

In the red corner, we have high intensity. In the blue corner, we have high volume.