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Tip: Fix Tendons and Joints With This Protein

This inexpensive powder fixes injured tendons and repairs damaged knees far better than glucosamine and chondroitin.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

Inside the Muscles: Best Ab Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building a rock-solid midsection.

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  • Big Dead Bodybuilders

    It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

    Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

    For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

    The Truth About Bulking

    There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

    The Top 10 Kettlebell Exercises for Gains

    Kettlebells don't get enough credit when it comes to hypertrophy. Let's change that. Here are the best muscle-building exercises.

    The Ultimate Cluster Training Program

    This advanced program will build rapid strength and add mass to your entire body. Here's how to do it.

    10 Movements For Explosive Power

    Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.

    The 14 Toughest Ways to Plank

    Ordinary planks don't do much, but these 14 tough variations will blast the abs, bullet-proof your back, and fix your posture. Check 'em out.

    Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

    After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

    Tip: Benching vs. Push-Ups – The Shocking Science

    This new study will definitely surprise you. Check it out.

    Tip: Realistic Gains After 40

    How much muscle can an advanced, natural lifter gain in middle age? Here are the facts.

    The Complete Guide to Bulking and Cutting

    Here's how to adjust your nutrition to match your training goal. It covers mass phases, fat loss phases, and maintenance phases.

    7 Reasons You're Still Weak or Fat

    If you've been spinning your wheels in the gym with nothing to show for it, you need to re-evaluate your entire approach and make some big changes.

    Mass Made Simple

    A heavy bar across your back and peanut butter sandwiches in your belly: it's time to build mass the Dan John way!

    Tip: Flip the Protein Synthesis Switch

    Control mTOR and you control the switch that turns on muscle protein synthesis in response to lifting. Here's a supplement that does it.

    8 Inconvenient Truths About Ab Training

    Most of us know how to train a muscle, but most of it seems to get flushed down the toilet when it comes to abs. Here's what you need to know.

    8-Week Basic Strength Plan

    Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

    Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

    Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

    Building a Strong Neck

    Whether you're an athlete or bodybuilder, you should be training your neck. Here's the smart way to do it.

    Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

    Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!

    Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

    What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

    6 Deadlift Tips for Non-Powerlifters

    You don't have to be a powerlifter to benefit from the deadlift, but you do need to train the lift differently for your unique goal. Here's how.