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The Cure for Weak Glutes

Can you pass these tests of glute activation and strength? If not, we'll show you how to get those babies firing.

The Truth About EMS

Can you really zap on muscles, get abs, and boost athletic performance with EMS? Yes... and no. Here are the facts.

The Rule of 90%

Here’s why everyone should consistently do lifts at or above 90% of their 1RM.

Tip: Replace the Upright Row

For most people, the upright row is a shoulder wrecker. Here's a better exercise.

5 Critical Exercises for Athletes

Muscle imbalances are weaknesses. Weaknesses cause injuries. Injuries suck. Fix the problem. Here's how.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

The Complete Guide to Biceps Training

Long head, short head, brachialis. All three need direct attention if you're going to make any significant progress in growing the biceps.

Straightforward Knee Rehab

Few injuries are as debilitating as knee pain. Here's what to do when yours strikes.

Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

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.

Tip: The Effects of Alcohol on Muscle Growth

What happens when you hit the bar after hitting the weights? Surprisingly, the effects are different for men verses women.

Advanced German Volume Training

One of the toughest muscle-building workouts of all time just got tougher. For experienced lifters only!

Bodybuilding's Most Controversial Exercise

Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?

The Farmer's Walk Cure

This simple loaded carry will get you bigger, stronger, and leaner. Here's how to do it right and work it into your training plan.

The Lifter's Guide to Sprinting

Sprinting leans you out while building you up. Here's your expert guide to working sprints into your training plan.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this out.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.

How to Warm Up for a One-Rep Max

Ready to go for a new PR in the bench press, squat, or deadlift? How you warm up could make or break your max. Follow these guidelines.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

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.

Tip: Do This Before Heavy Squats

Fire up your central nervous system and recruit a monster amount of muscle fibers with this movement.

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.

Bodybuilder Goes CrossFit

Powerlifter, Olympic lifter, and bodybuilder Christian Thibaudeau became a CrossFit athlete for three months. Here are the lessons he learned.

Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.