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Everyone Should Use Creatine

Everyone should take creatine, even if their goal isn't to build mountains of muscle. Here's why and how to use it.

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.

  • Abs
  • Total Body Training

    Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

    Tip: Could This Be the Next Super Supplement?

    This new nutritional kid on the block could soon prove to rival curcumin in its broad range of effects.

    The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

    Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

    Tip: Don't Ever Do This With Your Bottled Water

    A common practice turns your relatively safe plastic water bottle into a chemical time bomb. Here's what you need to know.

    Bulgarian Training Simplified

    Bulgarian training works for top Olympic lifters. Here's how average guys and gals can make it work for bodybuilding and powerlifting.

    The Z Press: Advanced Overhead Pressing

    The Z Press is much harder than the overhead press and it will expose any weaknesses you might have. Here’s how to do it.

    Hypertrophy-Specific Training

    An Overview and Sample Program

    Why Intermittent Fasting Fails Most People

    For a small number of people, IF works great. But for others it can completely backfire. Is it right for you? Here's what you need to know.

    Tip: Are Your Estrogen Levels Too High or Too Low?

    Here are the signs to look for and how to get tested.

    High-Pull for the Power Look

    This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

    Reawaken Your Rhomboids

    Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

    The Gironda System

    Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

    Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

    It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

    5/3/1 for Hardgainers

    This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

    What You Don't Know About Training Delts

    Science reveals some surprising tips on how to train the deltoids and create "3D" shoulders. Check them out.

    Traps Are the New Abs

    Every skinny, weak guy has abs. Big deal. Traps are the true sign of strength. Here's how to make yours huge.

    Building a Big, Freaky Back

    Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

    12 Hamstrings Exercises for Hardasses

    Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.

    Can YOU Pass the New Army Fitness Test?

    All soldiers have to pass the new combat fitness test. Could you? Here's how to prepare yourself.

    The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

    To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

    The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

    A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

    The New Science of Time Under Tension

    To get big, you have load up a muscle for 30-60 seconds per set, right? Well, maybe, but there are other ways. Check out the latest science.