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3 Total Body Programs for Big Arms

Three of our experts explain little-known secrets of arm training, along with presenting some serious total-body programs to build ‘em up. Check it out.

Heal that Hunchback!

Many lifters develop a head-forward, kyphotic posture. Add in computers and gaming and this can lead to trouble. Here’s how to fix it.

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

Tip: How to Fix All Your Biceps Problems

Here's what to do if your curls aren't cutting it.

The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

Tip: A New Way to Hammer the Triceps

The long head of your triceps is mostly what makes it look big, but many triceps exercises don't hit it very well. This one does.

The New Big 3 for Non-Powerlifters

Unless you're a powerlifter, stop with the emphasis on bench, squats, and barbell deadlifts. There are better masters to serve. Here they are.

Tip: 3 Ways to Get Your Motivation Back

In a slump? Bored? Here's how to get pumped about getting pumped again.

8 Lessons From Glute Girls

Do selfie-obsessed fitness chicks hold the secret to building muscle? The glute girls do. Here are 8 things you can learn from them.

17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Useable, practical, little-known hacks you can start doing right away to change the way you look, live, and even love.

The 5 Most Dangerous Deadlift Mistakes

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

The Cure for Puny Arms

Think you know everything about arm training? Think again. Check out these proven techniques for biceps, triceps, and forearms.

30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

The Fake Butt Phenomenon

From fitness celebrities to reality stars, augmented asses are everywhere. Here's how they do it and how to spot the pretenders.

Tip: Don't Take Advil for Sore Muscles

Advil, aspirin, and other common pain relievers inhibit muscle growth. Here's what to do instead.

Tip: A Back-Friendly Alternative to Bent-Over Rows

You need to be doing more horizontal pulls, but the standard barbell row may be doing more harm than good. Try this instead.

3 Exercises That Will Wreck You

If your posture kinda sucks, you may be one exercise away from injury. Here's what to skip, plus alternatives to get you jacked and fix that ugly posture.

The Most Hated Machine in the Gym

The Smith machine is used by bodybuilders, strongmen, and powerlifters. And they're bigger and stronger than you, hater. Maybe it's time you learn to use it right. Here's how.

Complete Guide to Big Biceps & Triceps

If this smart, brutal plan doesn't help you build your biceps and triceps, nothing will. Do it, then go buy some new T-shirts.

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.

The Planet Fitness Nightmare

Planet Fitness markets itself as a “judgment free” gym for newbies, but what it really does is discourage results.

Built for Bad: Strength Circuits

Strength circuits provide the perfect balance of heavy loads, rep volume, and work density to produce the very best gains in strength, size, and leanness. Get the plan here.

The 30 Second Mobility Cure

The quick drill will make you stronger, more flexible, and more resilient…instantly. Check it out.

Rack Hip Thrusts

Hips thrusts are ridiculous looking and uncomfortable. But they're also highly effective. Here's a better way to do them.