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A one-rep max on the bench press only measures a fraction of your real strength. Can you pass this more complete list of tests?

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5 Violent Core Exercises

These athletic core exercises require some degree of powerful, explosive, or fast movement. Master them and get better at everything.

Growth Explosion: The 30-10-30 Technique

Three young athletes gained 14 pounds in 14 days using a new training technique. Here's exactly how they did it.

Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

Tip: Prepare Your Shoulders for Heavy Lifting

Use this quick drill to loosen up your shoulders and increase blood flow before a tough workout.

The Best Core Exercise. Period.

This exercise makes you suck air, improves upper body strength, eases back pain, and builds a concrete core.

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  • 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.

    Tip: Do Straight Bar Dips

    Regular dips not challenging enough for you? Try these. Here's how to do them.

    Tip: Do The One-Kettlebell Workout

    Ramp up your conditioning with only one kettlebell and your bodyweight. Here's the workout.

    Dips: You're Doing Them Wrong

    Dips build tons of muscle and strength while also being therapeutic for the shoulders. Yes, really. Here are 13 tips to help you do them right.

    The Deadlift's Dirty Secret

    Olympic weight plates force everyone to deadlift 8.75 inches off the floor. Guess what? That may not fit your body type.

    The 1000-Rep Arm Workout

    This program added two inches to Matt Kroc's arms... and they already measured 20 inches! Are you crazy enough to try it?

    How to Increase Your Pull-Up Power

    High-rep pull-ups are cool, but you'll stagnate and bang yourself up if you keep chasing volume. Instead concentrate on adding weight.

    How to Burn Stubborn Body Fat

    Eating less and exercising more isn't going to get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. Here's the smart way to blast those love handles and saddlebags.

    How to Build Bulletproof Shoulders

    Build indestructable shoulders with landmine presses, unique overhead carry variations, and much more.

    The Best Exercises. Period.

    The absolute best movements for fat loss, maximum power, chest development, overall strength, and more.

    The Chin-Up Project

    Gain an inch on your biceps while building a rock-solid upper body with simple chin-up progressions.

    Bands and Chains for Bodybuilding

    Think bands and chains are only for strength athletes? Think again. Use these powerlifting staples to pack on pounds of muscle. Here’s how.

    An Interview with Dr. Stuart McGill - Part 1

    The world famous spine expert puts the whole spinal flexion, rounding-the-back issue to rest, along with describing the proper way to train core rotation and much more.

    The Snatch Grip Deadlift

    It's a fact: the exercises that make you hate life the most also tend to deliver the best results. If you're in serious need of a hamstring overhaul, then this article is a great (although painful) place to start.

    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.

    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.

    The Secret of Loaded Carries

    Add this to your workouts and you'll be bigger, leaner, and stronger. No BS, just results. Here are several ways to do it.

    A Simple Program for Complex Results

    If you want to build muscle as fast as humanly possible, here's a complete A-Z program to help you do just that.