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Hamstrings Times Two

Building impressive hamstrings requires specialization and good training methodology. Here’s what you need to know.

Musashi On Strength

One of my favorite books is A Book Of Five Rings by Miyomato Musashi. Musashi was a badass 17th century Japanese swordsman who never lost a duel in over sixty fights. This book outlines his philosophy of success. I re-read it recently and was amazed by how many of his principles apply to a variety of areas in life, including productive strength training.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

Strongman Training for Athletes

Although this article is aimed at athletes, if you're looking to get into shredded, athletic shape, try some of the exercises Coach DeFranco describes. You can practically feel the fat melting off your body!

Big Boy Basics

The most overlooked or misunderstood principles when it comes to creating an effective exercise program. Check out this list.

The Truth About Bodybuilding Arm Measurements

If you want to know the true size of your arms, measure them correctly. Here's your guide.

Tip: Sandbags for Lower-Body Strength & Size

Train anywhere and pack muscle onto your legs with this cheap tool.

Tip: The Most Underrated Conditioning Exercise

You did it as a kid. Here's why it needs to make a comeback.

5 Ways to Get Better in 5 Minutes or Less

Toss in a couple of these add-ins before, during, or after your workout to accelerate progress.

Bigger by the Numbers

Your training shouldn't be random. Here's how to get it together, get stronger, and get growing again!

Stuff We Like – Equipment 3

Tough workouts require tough equipment. Here are some of our favorite accessories and where to get them.

Tip: Get Shredded Without Losing Muscle

Will getting super lean cost you muscle? It doesn't have to. Here's what to do and how to stop worrying.

Tip: 3 Lateral Raise Variations You Haven't Tried

Pack more muscle onto your medial delts to get that capped, superhero look. Here's how.

Bodybuilder Abs, Athlete Core

There's a difference between ab training and core training. Here are some new exercises for both goals.

Tip: The Best Hip Openers for Great Squats

These active openers will keep your back and knees healthy. And that translates into bigger, better squats.

Heel-Raised Squats: Good or Bad?

Will elevating your heels during squats make you injury prone, unathletic, or unable to do regular squats? Nope. Here's why.

The Most Dangerous Gym Equipment of All Time

Here's are the four riskiest pieces of equipment in your gym, plus what you can do to stay out of the ER.

Tip: Easy Ways to Do the Hardest Ham Exercise

This hamstring move is notoriously brutal and it usually requires a partner. Here's how to do it anywhere without a buddy.

Can YOU Pass the New Army Fitness Test?

All soldiers have to pass the new combat fitness test. Could you? Here's how to prepare yourself.

Tip: Go Slow, Hold, and Explode

Eccentric-isometric training blends together three different training stimuli to bludgeon your muscles. Here's how it's done.

Tip: The Healthiest Oil for Frying

The best cooking oil turns out to be the one everyone said not to use. Here's what you need to know.

Tip: White Rice or Brown?

Which one of the two, if either, is best for a lifter to eat? The answer seems obvious, but it's not.

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.

Tip: Two Band Exercises for Better Posture

Got forward-rolled shoulders? Tight scapulae? Try these.