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Build a Brick House Backside with RDLs

Romanian deadlifts (RDLs) work your entire posterior chain. But which version is best for you? How many sets and reps? Find out here.

Core Training That Isn't Stupid

Drop the planks and crunches. There's a better way. Here's how to really train your core to build overall strength and athleticism.

Maximal Mass, Minimal Time

Your workout is fat and bloated. Here's how to trim it down to get better, faster gains in as little as 30 minutes.

20 Ways to Train Smarter

Get better results for every major body part and big lift with these innovative exercise hacks.

How to Build Mass as a Tall Lifter

If you're tall and you want to build muscle, you need to adopt new exercises, new techniques, and new strategies.

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.

8/6/3 For Size and Strength

This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

The 3-Day Leg Specialization Program

A 3-day split that targets your legs while still allowing you to maintain size and strength in your upper body.

Curcumin for Muscle Growth

Curcumin is widely known for its anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effects, but it may also be anabolic.

The Nordic Hamstring Attack

Not many people even know about this effective hamstring exercise. Do you? Check it out.

Kroc Rows 101

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

John Berardi's Great Fasting Experiment

Dr. John Berardi test-drove several different fasting protocols. The results are surprising.

5 Drills That Are Better Than the Prowler

You say you can't afford a Prowler? Not to worry; there are several low-tech alternatives you can use that might even be better than the Prowler.

Building a Bodybuilder Chest

A complete guide to help you build your chest, even if your genetics suck. Check it out.

Want Big Arms? Stop Wasting Your Time!

You've spent 6 months trying to add a quarter inch to your arms. Dr Darden has just one question: “Why take 6 months to do it when you could do the same thing in 2 weeks?” Here's how...

Ribcage Expansion: Fact or Fiction?

Didn't it seem that the bodybuilders of yesteryear had bigger chests? (We're talking chest circumference here and not pec size, mind you.) Ellington thinks so and he knows why - it was all due to the all-but-lost art of ribcage expansion.

18 Tips for Bulletproof Knees

Here’s how to fix your achy knees, prevent injury, and keep the squats coming. Check it out.

The Science of 10 x 3

If you've spent most of your lifting career doing 3 sets of 10 reps, do the opposite and you'll see astounding new gains. Here's why and how to program it.

Neanderthal No More - Part 4

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

Tip: The Complete Core Circuit

Smoke your abs and obliques with nine exercises and minimal rest. You ready?

Stubborn Delts: The High Tension Solution

Got puny shoulders? Here's why, plus four smart exercises to get them growing.

How To Make Any Diet Work

If you've tried and failed to get lean, you need a different approach. Here's how to really get ripped, whatever diet you choose.

7 Reasons You're Stuck at Medium

This is the advice someone would give you if he were brutally honest and didn't give a damn about your feelings. Wear your cup.

The Bulking and Cutting Handbook

Should I bulk or cut? It's a common (and annoying) question. Here's what you need to know before making your decision.