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This simple, fairly painless twist on a traditional chest workout will armor-up your pecs in a very short time.

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A Novel Approach to Rest Periods

A 2-kilogram discuss traveled 140 feet through the air and landed in Dan John's skull. After that, he "rested" for five months. Now he has some interesting ideas about rest periods in general.

Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

When you question a coach's values, you usually get some interesting answers, along with a fist in the eye.

Why You Aren't Getting Bigger

Eating more and training more can get you pretty far. But if you’ve stopped making progress, it’s time to reassess and do things differently. Here’s what may be putting your gains on hold.

Final Solutions for Frustrated Lifters: Arms

Charles Poliquin answers your questions about arm training. Check it out.

Mythbusters 7

Dave Tate and others weigh-in on the difference between "compound movements" and "isolation movements" and the necessity of eating 6 times a day.

Boy, You Gotta Carry That Weight!

Heavy carries muscle you up, improve your core strength, and beat the crap out of cardio!

Combat Psychology and Sports Performance

Use that thumping heart and that mad-dog-mean you feel to blast through any physical challenge.

Best of Shoulders

Unique exercises and workouts to help you build a great sets of delts. Check ‘em out.

Mythbusters 6

So you think you're hot stuff cuz you load up the leg press with 16 plates? Too bad that translates to about as much weight as your grandma can lift.

Best of Back

Seven great back exercises you definitely need to try.

Big Gains with Active Recovery

Why are you wasting time between sets? Why the hell don't you do something, like grow, for instance?

Advice You Don't Want to Hear 2

Tough, tough love from 7 coaches; stuff that will make you pull the pillow over your head and shout, "no, no, no!"

Get Bigger By Doing Less

There's a term for people who don't do back-off weeks: pencil necked losers. Here's why you should do them and here's how to do them.

Cutting-Edge Muscle Science

Dr. Lowery white-knuckled his way around the country to get the first word about the research that could change the way you train.

Training Tips From A to Z

Tony is back with 26 new tips to advance your training and nutrition knowledge.

Hardball Nutrition for Muscle

Our panel of nutritional scientists answer your questions about protein, energy drinks, mass plans and more. Check it out.

Best of Biceps

Nine biceps exercises proven to work better than standard curls.

Add 20 Pounds to Your 1RM Today

3 Tricks that can instantly add 20 to 40 pounds to your best previous lifts.

The Dark Side of Bodybuilding

Randy Roach, author of Muscle, Smoke & Mirrors, looks deep into the hidden corners of bodybuilding.

Mythbusters 5

New views on the myth of steroids, the myth of overtraining, and the myth that Swiss balls are for pussies.

More Lower Back Savers

Back pain will wreck your workouts. Here’s how to prevent it and how to fix it if it’s already too late.

7 Cardio Drills That Don't Suck

Seven non-boring cardio variations to hopefully make your energy systems work a little more bearable.

Question of Nutrition 8

Dr. Bowden weighs in on whether you can gain muscle and lose fat at the same time, the least-horrible fast foods, and drinking your own urine. Yes, really.

Catching Up On Creatine

Creatine has been around a while. From the best ways to use it to the best type to buy, here’s what we know now.