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How to Build 50 Pounds of Muscle in 12 Months

DC training works. Never heard of it? Here’s what it is and how to do it.

Tip: The Best Hip Hinge

This fundamental movement pattern is, well, fundamental. But try this before you jump into deadlifting.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

The Best Way to Build Traps

Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

Lifting 3 Days a Week Is Best

Training three days a week allows for greater frequency, better recovery, and better compliance. Here's why it works and how to build a program.

Big Arms in 8 Workouts

Here's a brutal workout that'll build noticeable size on your biceps and triceps in just one month. Guaranteed.

22 Proven Rep Schemes

Want to build pure brute strength? How about unadulterated muscular size? Maybe both? Here are the best set/rep schemes for your goal.

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

If you think full body training is just for noobs, you're missing out. Here's how to bring back the gains with this advanced approach.

Keep Estrogen Under Control

If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

Know Your Ratios, Destroy Weaknesses

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

The Most Important Lesson From Lifting

Strong muscles are awesome, but weight training can teach you lessons that go far beyond the gym. Here they are.

Ditch The Barbell Bench Press

Good benchers often have rotten chest development. The problem? Barbell bench pressing. Here's how to fix it.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

The Truth About Pre-Bed Protein

Should you consume protein right before bed for more muscle growth? Or will it make you fat? Here's what the science says.

DeFranco Agile 8

A simple warm-up routine that’s helped powerlifters, meatheads, and other anti-mobility dudes feel better and progress faster in their workouts with fewer injuries. Check it out.

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

Unleash Your Testosterone!

Is a lot of your natural testosterone bound up in your body, unable to be used? Probably. Here's exactly how to free it up.

The Hard Body Workout Plan

How do you get shredded while maintaining muscle mass, strength, and athleticism? With these two training methods.

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.

Stubborn Delts: The High Tension Solution

Got puny shoulders? Here's why, plus four smart exercises to get them growing.

Hamstring Hammering: 6 New Exercises

Get that hamstring hang you've always wanted. Here are some fresh lifts to try on your next leg day.

Tip: The PPL Training Split

If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.

Tip: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. Check it out.