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Most modern core exercises are just isometric exercises. Ever see anyone make great progress doing isometrics? Didn't think so. Here's a better way.

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The Cure for Puny Arms

Think you know everything about arm training? Think again. Check out these proven techniques for biceps, triceps, and forearms.

Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull

These are both popular and effective ways of organizing your workouts, but which is right for you? Find out here.

Strong Traps, Healthy Shoulders

Everyone does shrugs for traps, but that's the worst exercise choice for some people. Here's how to train traps and keep your shoulders healthy.

The New Science of Time Under Tension

To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.

How to Build Bulletproof Shoulders

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

Kroc Rows 101

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

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • Tailor-Made Nutrition - Part 1

    Design your own nutrition plan made just for your body and your goals. Here’s how.

    Primer 52: The Program

    Completely reshape your body with this sophisticated and straightforward diet and training plan.

    For Big Shoulders, Ditch the Free Weights

    For shoulders, free weights involve too much wasted movement. Not so with cable exercises. Here are 4 that'll blast your delts into oblivion.

    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.

    What Overtraining Is and Isn't

    Most people who use the word “overtraining” have no clue what it really means. Are you one of them? Here's everything you need to know.

    4 Reasons Women Must Deadlift

    Deadlifts are great for women too. Not only do they make women lean and strong, they also correct posture issues common to females.

    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.

    Protein Will Not Make You Fat

    Eat as much protein as you want and it won't turn to fat. In fact, a new study shows it almost all turns to muscle. Check it out.

    Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

    Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

    Tip: Build Bigger Hamstrings With One Dumbbell

    This exercise is easy... if you do it wrong. But do it right and it just might become your favorite ham builder.

    The Least Expensive Way to Boost Testosterone

    Train hard and you leech out important minerals involved in keeping T levels high and testicles happy. Here's how to fix that.

    The Badass Deadlift Program

    Here's a devastatingly effective (and even fun) deadlift program that makes you want to run to the gym to try it out.

    4 Easy Ways to Fix Shoulder Pain

    Sticky, painful shoulders don't grow or get stronger. Here's why yours hurt and four new ways to get them feeling strong.

    Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

    Sounds crazy, but it works if you use this smart training strategy. Check it out.

    The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

    For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

    Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts

    How to get big, strong, and lean using training methods inspired by manual labor and the Russian concept of strength-skill.