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The 11 Best Ways to Build Shoulders

Nothing changes the look of your physique more than well-developed shoulders. We ask our experts for their very best tips for capped delts.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

Stretch With Weights to Build Muscle

A training method that builds muscle five different ways and increases mobility. The only catch? It really hurts. Check it out.

6 Grip Tips to Build More Muscle

Stimulate more muscle growth just by changing your grip on these exercises you already do. Here's how.

The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.

One Exercise to Rule Them All

Get your lifts up, get your gains up, and move the bar faster. Do the clean and press to get better at everything.

Primer 4: Big, Bad, Basic Workouts

If your size and strength gains have stalled out, it's because you made things too complex. It's time to get back to basics and get strong... using only 4 reps.

Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

Two anteriorly loaded squat variations, both with benefits and drawbacks. So which is best for you?

Direct Arm Training: Pros and Cons

At last, the definitive answer to the age-old question of whether direct arm work is really necessary for big guns.

The Best Forearm Exercise

Do you have the forearms of a ballerina? Here's a simple way to build a pair worthy of respect, admiration, and fear.

The Squat 4 Times Per Week Experiment

A strength coach decides to throw the rules out the window and do high-frequency squatting. Here’s what happened.

Shoulder Training: The Mountain Dog Way

The shoulders make the physique, they say. Here’s how to finally get yours bigger and stronger.

Ten Killer Splits

Progress stalled? Then you might need a new training split. Here are ten effective ways to organize your training week.

The Small Calf Solution

Never take calf-building advice from guys with naturally huge calves. Instead, seek advice from the guy who had small calves but built them up. Get that advice here.

Question of Nutrition 10

The doc weighs in on meal frequency, calorie counting, and the use of Clomid for boosting testosterone.

Avoid the Trend Traps!

Take a look back at some of the biggest training and diet trends. Did you fall for any of them? Here's what to keep in mind.

Tip: Fix Your Anterior Pelvic Tilt, Feel Awesome

Got lower back pain? It could be caused by this common problem. Here's how to fix it.

The 7 Gym Rules Never to Break

A lot of gyms are filled with annoying jackasses. Here's a little checklist to make sure you're not one of them.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

Tom Brady's Diet is Way Stupid

He's probably the best quarterback of all time, but is it because of his weird, restrictive diet? Hell no! Check out what this bonehead won't eat.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

The 11 Worst Squat Mistakes

The squat may be the king of all exercises, but it's also the one that's screwed up the most. Are you making any of these mistakes?

Conditioning for Muscle Mass

Metcon isn't just about fat loss. Without it, muscle growth and strength gains can grind to a halt. Really. Here's why and what to do about it.

What You Don't Know About Training Delts

Science reveals some surprising tips on how to train the deltoids and create "3D" shoulders. Check them out.