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Tip: A Better Way to Calculate Body Fat Percentage?

Science gives us a new way to figure out how much fat we're carrying. All you need is a tape measure. But is it any better than BMI?

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

Hard Body Training for Women

Lean. Hard. Strong. These workouts combine explosive training, metcon, and a unique concept where you train the same muscles two days in a row.

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.

Bodybuilding's Most Controversial Exercise

Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?

4 Reasons You've Got No Rear Delts

The rear delts are arguably the hardest muscle to isolate. Here are 4 things you can do to start feeling your delts, probably for the very first time.

Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

10 Secrets to Building Mass

Ten secrets, eight exercises, and one sweet three-day-a-week program to help you pile on muscle weight fast.

Inside the Muscles: Best Shoulders and Trap Exercises

Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.

6 Push-Up Workouts for Hypertrophy

Make push-ups great again with these complexes that will challenge even the most advanced lifter.

The Hybrid Split

No workout program or weekly split is perfect for everybody of course, but this one comes pretty damn close. Take a look.

The 6-Week Sprinting Solution

An interval training program that will radically alter your conditioning, increase endurance and power, and help you drop body fat. Get it here.

Tip: Puncture All BOSU and Swiss Balls

The next time you see someone using one of these training implements, do them a favor and shove them off. Here's why.

The Secret to Ab Training

Master this little trick and even the most intense abdominal exercises will suddenly become way more effective.

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  • The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

    The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

    Thick and Wide: The Back Solution

    Here's how to get a thick, wide back... and why what you're doing now is probably holding back your gains.

    10 Rules for Steroid-Free Lifters

    Controversial lifting advice from a bodybuilding coach who ditched drugs and got a new perspective on what works and what doesn't.

    The Top 5 Supplements for Hardcore Health

    Add years to your life. Add life to your years. Oh, and improve your sex life too with these proven health supplements.

    The Set / Rep Bible

    If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

    The Absolute Best Way to Build Quads

    It's one of the toughest muscle groups to build. We ask 10 experts for their single best tip for building quads. Check out their answers.

    The Nordic Hamstring Attack

    Not many people even know about this effective hamstring exercise. Do you? Check it out.

    6 Questions About Tempo Training

    When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

    2 Weeks to Shredded

    Need to look your absolute best but only have two weeks to do it? We've got the perfect plan for you. Check this out.

    Are You Strong?

    So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.