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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.

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 “One Lift a Day” Program

The program is simple, the workouts are short, and the results are fantastic. The catch? It’s also brutally hard. Check it out.

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

Tip: Remember the Little Orange Capsule

Oh sure, it'll help you look better naked, but it'll also help keep your brain healthy. Here's how.

Tip: Shut Up! Creatine Does That, Too?

Making muscles grow. Increasing endurance. Lowering blood sugar. Extending lifespan. Now this.

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

Lose the fat and keep the strength with this two-weeks on, two-weeks off plan. It's actually pretty easy. Check it out.

8 Lessons From Glute Girls

Do selfie-obsessed fitness chicks hold the secret to building muscle? The glute girls do. Here are 8 things you can learn from them.

4 Great Ab Exercises Nobody Does Right

These popular core exercises are highly effective... if you do them right. Not many people do. Check your form here.

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  • Tip: The Testosterone-Boosting Breakfast

    Is the standard American breakfast good for lifters who want to stay healthy? Yes, if you make it like this.

    8 Great Rowing Variations

    Meadows lists his top 8 rowing variations and ranks them according to compression, range of motion, and contraction.

    Complete Guide to Big Biceps & Triceps

    If this smart, brutal plan doesn't help you build your biceps and triceps, nothing will. Do it, then go buy some new T-shirts.

    4 Minutes to Core Strength

    All you need to build strong, powerful abs is “The Pillar Killer” – a mechanical drop set built around a series of core-specific movements. Check it out.

    The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

    Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

    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.

    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.

    The 185 Rep Squat Workout

    Climb out of that training rut and challenge your muscles and mental fortitude with these old-school squat workouts.

    An Unnamed Single Leg Gem of an Exercise

    There's no universally recognized name for this exercise, but we think it should be called “That movement that makes my quads bark like a dog.”

    Kroc Rows 101

    A step by step guide to performing the most bad-ass upper back exercise in existence.

    Build Your Own Sled

    Think pulling a sled is child's play? Get off that motorized hamster wheel and start getting leaner, stronger, and healthier.

    Stuff We Like – Supplements 2

    Feel better, get healthier, and improve your erection health. Here's what we take and where to get it.

    The Politically Incorrect Truth About Obesity

    The only way beat obesity is to accept some painful truths, then take action. Here are the uncomfortable facts, PC culture be damned.

    Tip: The Simplest Strength Routine

    If you're sick of programs that are tougher to figure out than Sudoku puzzles, here's one that's refreshingly easy to learn.

    Tip: The Mineral for Chronic Muscle Soreness

    A little soreness is good, but too much soreness for too long will squash your gains. This inexpensive mineral will help.