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Build monster real-world strength and a rock-solid core. Here are several weighted carries to try out, from beginner to advanced variations.

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Lunges: You're Doing Them Wrong

There's a 90 percent chance you're doing lunges or split squats incorrectly. Here's where you're going wrong and how to do them right.

Tip: Do Spoto Presses to Boost Your Bench Press

Do you get stuck at the bottom in your bench press PR attempts? This exercise will help. Check it out.

The 40-Workout Strength Challenge

A simple workout program that will help you break multiple personal records in just 8 weeks. Guaranteed.

Stubborn Delts: The High Tension Solution

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

Tip: Easy, High-Protein Hotcakes

These skillet-baked pancakes are packed with protein and other muscle-building ingredients. Get the simple recipe here.

6 Essential Supplement Upgrades

For supplements to build muscle, burn fat, or raise testosterone, they need to be concentrated, absorbable, and bioavailable. Here's what to look for.

Forget About Squat Depth

Two authorities on squatting think squat depth is arbitrary and senseless. Here are 5 things about squats that they think are much more important.

30 Days to a Big Butt & Great Squat

Aggressive workouts lead to fast progress and monster gains. Here are three different 30-day challenges to bring up your glutes and your PRs.

Top 20 Herbs & Spices for Super Health

Add these to your foods to lose fat, fight disease, control stress and more.

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

Everyone knows pro bodybuilders use drugs to get huge, but what do they do to get shredded for competition? It's more extreme than you think. Check this 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.

The Hormone Cycle and Female Lifters

If women understand their hormone cycles, they can plan their workouts to get stronger and lose more fat. Here's how.

4 Weeks to Big Arms

You can lie to yourself and say big arms aren't important to you. Or, you can follow this program for a month and finally build them.

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.

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  • Tip: Do You HAVE to Count Calories?

    Maybe not, but you have to be very aware of your SHMEC. Here's what that means.

    Tip: How Much Protein Can You Absorb?

    Despite the prevailing myth, you can and should eat more than 30 grams of protein per sitting. But exactly how much? Info here.

    Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

    Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

    Tip: The Absolute Best Way to Burn Calories

    This training method burns a whopping 400 calories in just 20 minutes. Check it out

    Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

    Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.

    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.

    Guaranteed Muscle Mass

    Need a simple, challenging plan to build some serious mass? Try these four proven training methods. Full workout program included!

    Kroc Row Vs. Pendlay Row

    If you want a big back, the Kroc row and the Pendlay row are the biggest, baddest rows on the planet. But which one will build more strength and grow more muscle?

    How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

    Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

    Master the Floor Press

    The bench press may be everyone's favorite upper body barbell exercise, but its shorter-ranged cousin could be even better.