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Tip: Build Your Quads With Just a Band

No access to a leg extension machine? Nail your quadriceps anyway with this clever variation.

The Ultimate Mobility Test for Lifters

Can't pass this quick test? Then you're gonna get injured in the gym. Luckily, you can fix everything at home with this drill.

Tip: Pop Your Sacrum to Squat Better

Your glutes won't fire properly if your sacrum is out of alignment. Try this and save a trip to the chiropractor.

8 Injections That Heal Injuries

The needle is better than the knife. Here are the latest scientific advances in healing joint, tendon, and muscle injuries.

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

We asked both the pros and the PhDs for their top pec training methods. Their answers may just surprise you.

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.

Build Glutes That Melt The Internet

Even if you deadlift and squat, you may still be missing something in your quest for the ultimate athletic booty.

Cardio for Strong People

Forget boring, strength-sapping forms of cardio. These treadmill and bike finishers will burn fat and increase athleticism in just 4-12 minutes.

Sandbags For Strength

Forget the fancy training tools. This dirty sucker is as basic and effective as they come.

The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period!

Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.

A Simple Program for Complex Results

If you want to build muscle as fast as humanly possible, here's a complete A-Z program to help you do just that.

Six New Tabata Workouts for Fast Fat Loss

Fat loss workouts don't have to be drawn out and boring. In fact, the best ones last only four minutes.

12 Hamstrings Exercises for Hardasses

Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.

The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

Neanderthal No More - Part 4

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

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

Steroids for Dummies

Everything you ever wanted to know but was afraid to ask.

Tip: A Scary Effect of Too Much Protein

And no, it's got nothing to do with stupid stuff like your kidneys failing or calcium leaching out of your bones.

Tip: Bigger Quads With Just Bodyweight

Think you can't add some leg size with bodyweight alone? Then try this.

Tip: How to Not Be Chubby

It takes a lot of work to get ripped, but going from flabby to average? Not too tough. Here's your plan. No calorie counting required.

Tip: The Cure for Spaghetti Hamstrings

This exercise looks pretty easy. It's not.

Tip: The Hamstring Exercise That Beats Leg Curls

The lying leg curl is great, but it gets boring. Plus, this can work better.

Tip: The Biggest Meal of the Day

When should you pack in the calories and protein? When should you have your smallest, lowest-carb meal of the day? Here's the science.

The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes

Why do smart lifters let their technique go haywire? Ego lifting? Unawareness? Here are the most common problems.