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Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

The Best Way to Keep Getting Stronger

Strength gains stalled out? Use this powerful progression method to build stronger muscles and tendons so you'll never plateau.

6 Coaches Weigh in on Pull-Ups

You know you should be doing pull-ups. But what's the best way to attack them? Six of our coaches tell you what works for them.

5 Things You Need to Know About Every Exercise

You may know the name of a particular exercise, but do you know what the agonists in the movement are? How about the synergists? Hrrummpph! And you call yourself a weightlifter!

The Third-World Squat

You should be able to perform a strict rock-bottom squat, at least with bodyweight. Here’s why and how to achieve it.

Nasty Ab Training

Want abs? It's time to crank up the resistance, extend the TUT, and add a proven bodybuilding technique to your workouts. Try these moves!

3 Capsules for Perfect Sleep

Chill out, reduce nighttime anxiety, and get the best sleep of your life. You'll lose fat easily and produce more testosterone. Here's how.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

Tip: Viagra Is Great for Bodybuilders

There are plenty of good reasons to use Viagra and its cousins, other than the obvious one.

Tip: Use the Ladder Method

Accumulate volume, manage fatigue and get strong with this smart training method. Here's how.

You Don't Know How to Curl

Exactly how you perform a curl can mean the difference between having puny biceps and big biceps. Here's how to curl to double your rate of growth.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

3 Shoulder Killers to Avoid

Three trendy exercises that wreck your delts and keep your orthopedic surgeon in business. Plus the exercise you need to do to fix your shoulders.

The 915 Workout Program

A program built around the three powerlifts that will make you 15% stronger and 7 pounds bigger in just 9 weeks.

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.

5/3/1 Rest Pause: A 6-Week Challenge

What happens when you combine a brutally hard hypertrophy system with one of the most successful strength templates ever invented? Check it out and see.

Olympic Lifting Made Simple

A tested program that will quickly get you dominating on the Olympic lifting platform.

5 Drills That Are Better Than the Prowler

You say you can't afford a Prowler? Not to worry; there are several low-tech alternatives you can use that might even be better than the Prowler.

The Best Damn Push-Ups Article, Period!

Think you know all there is to know about push-ups? Ha! We thought so too...until we read this.

Sprinting Towards Single Digit Body Fat

The secret to dropping fat and building a great posterior chain may be just a few hundred meters away. Check out this plan.

Inferno: My Week on DNP

I remember when I was still at University, earning my degree in English, and had to read <i>Dante's Inferno</i>. For anyone who isn't familiar with this story, it's about the author's three-day descent into Hell, guided by his greatest inspiration, the Latin poet Virgil.

The Thyroid Handbook

In this handbook, I'll give you a rundown on thyroid function and a few related areas.

Tip: The Air Squat That Just Might Kill You

Think bodyweight squats are too easy for you? This one will floor a guy who can squat 500 pounds. Check it out.

10 Combo Exercises That Aren't Stupid

Think combination exercises are useless? Some are, but not these! They're great for fat loss, muscle growth, and athleticism.