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6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

All Muscle, No Iron

Big arms, wide shoulders, strong abs, amazing athleticism. What can we learn from gymnasts about training? Find out here.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

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.

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.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

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

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

Big Bench Program for Strength and Size

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

7 Surprising Tips for Bigger Arms

Arms stop growing years ago? Time to apply one of these tips!

Lunges: You're Doing Them Wrong

There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

Building a Strong Neck

Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

The Eight Best Muscle-Building Exercises

Got lagging muscles? Build your calves, abs, quads, hams, traps, and chest. We'll show you how.

Tip: Could This Be the Next Super Supplement?

This new nutritional kid on the block could soon prove to rival curcumin in its broad range of effects.

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.

The New 40-30-5 Method

Increase time under tension, create an enormous pump, and make gains... if you can take the pain. Here's how.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

10 Rules for Building Muscle Without Getting Fat

Here are 10 strategies to help you do what was once thought to be impossible: growing muscle without growing your belly.

Tip: Does Music Really Help You Train Harder?

We all think it does, but what does science say? And does the type of training you're doing change things? Info here.

Growth Factor Shoulder Training

Warning: This workout is gonna hurt. Get ready to use time under tension, multiple angles of attack, and a whole bunch of lactate.

Reawaken Your Rhomboids

Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

Tip: Eat Fat Before Going to Bed

What you eat before bed makes a big difference in losing body fat. Here's how to handle your carb and fat intake at night.