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Exercises You've Never Tried 19

Need some change in your exercise selection? Give these unusual but effective movements a shot.

Lifts I Never Did, Used to Do, or Just Started Doing Again

A veteran strength coach riffs on deadlifts, squats, rollouts, and why he'd rather not have to explain why his athletes get so many strange bruises.

Intro to Mechanical Drop Sets

Christian shows you how to blast your biceps into oblivion, damaging the muscle fibers so much that they either grow or die!

What I Learned in 2008

Cressey's 2008 lessons-learned include how to stay lean without really trying, loving the goniometer, how alcohol kills soft tissue quality, and lots more.

Question of Nutrition 5

What do belly measurements really tell you? How much water should you drink? Those answers and much more here.

Facts, Fallacies of Corrective Exercise

Doing squats on Bosu balls isn't functional. Neither is a lot of stuff you see people doing in the gym.

The American Dream, on Steroids

Director Chris Bell talks about Bigger Stronger Faster, the documentary that dares to ask why we condemn steroids while celebrating the accomplishments of those who use them.

Crazy Bells

Bench pressing with Crazy Bells feels like having a wild animal tugging on the bar as you move it.

Solutions to Lifting Problems

Eric tells you what to do if your knee, shoulder, or back hurts, but you still want to work out.

Size and Strength Training for Generation Ent

In Part 2 of his series, Mahler shows you how to get big and strong without ever getting bored with your workouts.

6 Random Ways to Accelerate Your Training

6 ways to pack on muscle, from adjusting heel position to build freaky quads to slowing down rep speed for gargantuan biceps.

Who Cares if It Looks Weird?

One of the world's most successful and respected bodybuilding coaches sounds off on training techniques, excessive drug use, and what it means to coach with a capital C.

Pushing Back

A female powerlifter offers lessons in dedication, perseverance, and the mysterious ways the iron seduces all of us.

New Tools of Torture

Thibs thinks you're looking kind of small lately. Says your girlfriend's been bad-mouthing your physique, too. Fortunately, he's taken pity on you and come up with some new movements for you to try.

22 More Random Thoughts

Eric describes how doing the YMCA song can help shoulder stability, why "your balls still suck," the right way to do a push-up, and how to do a DB Overhead Reverse Lunge.

Question of Nutrition 2

The truth about bulking diets, fasting, food allergies and more.

Get Off the Treadmill and Get Metabolic!

Rachel Cosgrove's back with a metabolic circuit program that'll melt that fat off faster than any treadmill ever could.

Secrets of Plateau-Busting Nutrition

Pay attention to the details of your nutrition regime and watch your body respond. Here’s what to do.

The Reality Show Mass Circuit

This week Thibs presents a "Survivor" inspired workout where you do four basic strength-exercises in a circuit. As soon as you reach failure on a particular movement, it gets "voted off the island."

The Constant Tension Alternate Curl

There are 3 ways to simulate growth: Inflict structural damage, increase neural activation, or prevent blood and oxygen from entering the muscle during a set. Few exercises do all three, but the constant tension alternate curl does.

Modern Day Progressions

You have to constantly force your body to do what it's not used to doing. Here are two progression methods that'll stick a firecracker up your lazy butt.

Training Advice for Generation Ent

You're punks. All of ya'. All of ya' under 25 or so, that is. Mike Mahler calls you "Generation Ent," for Entertainment, meaning you need to be constantly entertained. Well stand by to be entertained, in a manner of speaking.

6 Mistakes: Fitting Round Pegs into Square Holes

It's not always a good idea to do deep squats, overhead presses, or dips, and why is it that fat-bastard bicyclists wear Spandex shorts anyhow? The answers to these mysteries and more in today's article.

Variety and Rules for Progression

The real secret to building muscle and strength is to progress. You have to challenge your body and find ways to progressively ask more of it. Christian tells you how.