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Bench, Squat and Deadlift: How Often?

Most people train the big lifts once or twice per week. But the strongest people in the world use a much higher frequency. Here’s what you can learn from them.

The Belt and the Deadlift

Chances are you're using the wrong belt when you deadlift. Worse yet, you may not even know why or how to use it.

Plates Work Better Than Kettlebells

No kettlebells? No problem! Here’s how to do the best kettlebell exercises with plates. They may even work better.

The 3-Day Leg Specialization Program

A 3-day split that targets your legs while still allowing you to maintain size and strength in your upper body.

Is a 300-Pound Bench Rare?

Is a 300-pound bench press as rare as a 21-year-old Swedish lingerie model who loves watching football and rough and tumble pillow fights with her twin sister?

4 Simple Leg Workouts for Growth

They’re simple, but they’re not easy. Check out the workouts that’ll cure your flamingo legs.

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.

Deconstructing the Dumbbell Row

Chances are, you're doing your dumbbell rows incorrectly and we're all laughing at you.

Hip Belt Squats

Blast your quads and spare your lower back with this old school strength-training staple. Here’s how.

Perfect Body Fat Percentage

What's the optimal amount of body fat to carry around when you're trying to build muscle? How lean can you stay and still be able to pack on muscle? The answers here.

Lose Fat, Stay Strong

Lose the love handles without becoming a weakling. Here’s how.

Shoulder Shocker

Powerful delts are essential for athletes, but the shoulder joint is prone to injury. Increase the health of your shoulders to increase the size of your delts.

21st Century Core Training

A chiseled midsection. A strong, functional core. Who says you can't train for both? Here’s how to do it.

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  • Leg Press vs. Squat: The Final Chapter

    It's a battle practically as old as bodybuilding, but the exercise efficiency guy settles the argument once and for all.

    The Shoulder Training Bible

    Everthing you need to know about effective shoulder training. Check out this guide.

    Tip: Best Bodyweight & Band Work for Upper Back

    These unconventional exercises will nail all those little important muscles you miss with regular back training.

    Tip: Unlock New Overhead Strength

    Free up your upper back and shoulders and you'll unlock your overhead pressing strength. Here's how.

    Tip: Double Your Pull-Ups in 30 Days

    This simple rep scheme will turn you into a pull-up pro in just a month.

    Tip: A Scary Effect of Too Much Protein

    And no, it's got nothing to do with stupid stuff like your kidneys failing or calcium leaching out of your bones.

    Tip: The Forgotten Part of Ab Training

    You know what makes your abs look great? Muscular obliques. Here's how to complete your core workout.

    Tip: Much Better Than Hip Thrusts

    A study of female lifters compared the glute-growing abilities of hip thrusts to a common exercise. Here's what they found.

    Tip: The Power of 6 Sequence

    This fat-burning complex is simple to understand and simple to execute, but don't confuse simple with easy!

    Tip: One Forearm Exercise to Rule Them All

    Build a crushing grip and big nasty forearms with this unique exercise. Here's how.

    Tip: The Secret to Stronger Glutes

    It actually doesn't involve a band around your legs. Try this drill.