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

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Tip: Determine Your Testosterone Level Instantly

Find out if you have high or low T just by checking out this body part. And no, it's not the part you're thinking about.

How to Look Jacked in 3 Weeks

If you only had a few weeks to fine tune your physique and look your best for an event, what would you do? Here's what our pros said.

Tip: Do Straight-Arm Pulldowns For Lats

Nail the lats and enhance your V-taper with this exercise. Check it out.

The Big 3 Lifts Suck For Size Gains

Sorry, but if you want to get maximally jacked, you need to do more than the squat, bench press, and deadlift. Here's why.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

Turkish Get Ups Make You Awesome

Ready for a challenge? The Turkish Get Up will take your stability, core strength, and mobility to the next level.

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

Seven Metabolic Finishers to Burn Fat

Burn body fat, improve conditioning, and make each workout an ass kicking success. Here’s how.

5/3/1 Reloaded

Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.

18 Tips for Bulletproof Knees

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

How to De-Fang Your Favorite Carbs

Here are some cool tricks that will reduce the calories in rice, bread, potatoes, and pasta, along with keeping blood-sugar levels low.

The Best Damn No-Weights Workout

Even an advanced lifter can get a damn good workout at home – without any special equipment. Here's how.

The New 40-30-5 Method

Increase time under tension, create an enormous pump, and make gains... if you can take the pain. Here's how.

Bulletproof Your Lower Back

Want to build a strong, pain-free lower back? Here's your guide.

5 Ways To Make Face Pulls Even Better

Everyone needs to be doing face pulls. Period. Here are five new variations that'll boost shoulder health and muscle growth.

Tip: The Real Effects of Competition Dieting

Female competitors combine strict dieting with intense training to get ready for a show. Now science has looked at the consequences.

Tip: Know When to Use Lifting Straps

The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use them.

4 Methods To Boost Testosterone With Food

There are a lot of things out there zapping your testosterone levels. Here's how to fight back with food.

Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!

The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises

Those popular ab exercises you see in many workout programs are ineffective and injurious. Luckily, there are smarter alternatives.

Sprinting for Muscle

Here's how sprinting can make you stronger, leaner, and more muscular.

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.

Escalating Density Training: Revisited

With EDT, sets and reps don't matter. Just pick two exercises, set your stopwatch, and get to work. Check it out.

Effective Training for Busy Men

Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.