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Tip: How to Fill In Your Biceps Gap

Even if you didn't inherit the best genetics for big arms, this superset will make a visual impact.

The Cure for Puny Arms

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

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Tip: Do the Hand-Release Push-Up

If your goals include building a big chest, developing power, and improving your bench press, this is the superior way to do push-ups.

Kettlebells Beat Dumbbells for Biceps

Training the biceps with kettlebells provides stimulation that dumbbells can't hope to duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.

Tip: Is Cardio Best Before or After Lifting?

A new study is finally giving us the answer. Check this out.

Tip: Do the French Press for Triceps

It's a classic exercise, but most people are doing it wrong. Here's how to do it right.

Regular Cardio Will Make You Fat

If you want to get leaner while building or preserving muscle, you've got to walk or sprint. There's no middle ground.

DOMS: No Pain, No Gain?

Does getting sore actually lead to more muscle growth? Can you get big and strong without getting sore? The answers here may surprise you.

Tip: Ditch the Decline Sit-Up

The injury potential outweighs the benefits, plus there's a much better exercise for abs. Check it out.

The 11 Laws of Athletic Muscle

Make the most of your gains by training like an athlete. Build muscle that performs as good as it looks. Here's how.

The Complete Guide To Shoulder Training

You probably have at least one puny head of the delt. And it makes you look funny. Here's how to tell which one's being lazy and how to fix it.

CrossFit: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

CrossFit is the greatest thing ever to happen to barbell training, except for all the awful parts of it.

Supercharge Your Spine and Your Lifts

Do this simple test on your thoracic spine, apply the easy fixes, and watch as your chin-ups, pull-ups, and OH presses explode.

Grow, Ectomorph, Grow

Naturally skinny? Here's how to finally gain some shirt-stretching muscle.

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.

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.

Steroids Forever

An honest, eye-opening interview with a guy who’s been on the stuff for 30 straight years. Check it out.

Ian's Top 10 Mass Makers

Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?

Neanderthal No More - Part 4

The complete, head-to-toe guide to fixing your bad posture. Check it out.

30 Minutes to Mass

Yes, you do have time to train... if you'll make a plan, shut up, and stop socializing. Follow these guidelines and check out the sample programs.

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.

The Best Muscle-Building Breakfast

People who want to build muscle and lose fat don't skip breakfast. But what are the best foods to eat? Here's what the experts suggest.

Jumping Rope: From Beginner to Boxer

Skipping rope torches fat and builds supreme conditioning. Here's how to master everything from the basic boxer skip to crossed double-unders.

Stop Lying About Your Overhead Press

Every man should be able to press .75 times his bodyweight overhead. If you can't, or can only do it using bad form, then this is for you.