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Build a Monster Squat

Wanna squat more weight? Your weakest links must get stronger. Here's how to find and fix them.

German Volume Training – The Real Story

Lifters talk about GVT as a no-fail training plan for size. But is it? Not according to science. Here's what to do instead.

How Long Should I Rest Between Sets?

If a trainer says to always rest 3 minutes between sets, he's an idiot. Here are the 9 things you need to consider to get the best results.

Tip: The Best Bench Press for Chest Development

Looks scary, but it's the best way to bench if your goal is chest size.

Kettlebells Beat Dumbbells for Biceps

Training the biceps with kettlebells provides stimulation that dumbbells can't hope to duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

The Top 7 Bodybuilding Methods of All Time

Training mainly for size? Then this is your hypertrophy bible. Here are seven guaranteed training methods to get you bigger.

Deadlifts: Which Type is Best For You?

Everyone has a favorite deadlift - the one they're strongest at. Here's how to figure out which one you should be doing.

4 Easy Ways to Fix Shoulder Pain

Sticky, painful shoulders don't grow or get stronger. Here's why yours hurt and four new ways to get them feeling strong.

CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

What You Don't Know About BOSU Balls

Newbies and bad personal trainers love them. Experienced lifters and most coaches hate them. Here are the actual facts.

The Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises

In the world of bodyweight strength training, the possibilities and challenges are truly limitless. Are you ready to take them on?

The Simple No-Machines Workout

No machines, no problem! This free-weights only program will build size and strength better than machines anyway.

The Truth About Soreness

Are you working out to get sore or are you training to get bigger, stronger and leaner? There is a difference.

Primer 4: Big, Bad, Basic Workouts

If your size and strength gains have stalled out, it's because you made things too complex. It's time to get back to basics and get strong... using only 4 reps.

The 185 Rep Squat Workout

Climb out of that training rut and challenge your muscles and mental fortitude with these old-school squat workouts.

The Truth About Metabolic Damage

"Eat less, exercise more" is common advice, but it can backfire and wreck your metabolism. Here's how to diagnose it and fix it.

The Secret to Ab Training

Master this little trick and even the most intense abdominal exercises will suddenly become way more effective.

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  • How to Do the Jefferson Deadlift

    A deadlift variation as old as the barbell that will pack on mass and kick up your pulling power.

    In Defense of Deficit Deadlifts

    Is the deficit deadlift a dangerous exercise, or is it a safe way to build super strength? Answer here.

    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.

    Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps, and Shoulders

    Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.

    The Truth About Bodybuilding Genetics

    Genetics do matter. But how much?

    Tip: The Dirty 30 Chest Flye

    Build your pecs with this mechanical drop-set. Check it out.