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The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.

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Tip: The Surefire Way to Build Biceps

Load up the lengthened position and finally pack on some size. Here's how.

Squats for Those Who Can't Squat

Busted-up veteran lifters often have to abandon the back squat. But they may not need to. Try these variations to keep the leg growth coming.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

Dispelling the Glute Myth

Could it be that everything we thought we knew about glute training was ass-backwards?

Tip: Best Deadlift For Leg Size & Back Health

Build bigger hammies with this back-friendly pulling variation.

Death to Small Quads

This workout plan will make jeans shopping a nightmare. Take a look.

The New 5x5

The 5x5 system has been around forever for a reason: it works. But it has its shortcoming. Let's make it even better.

The Texas Method

A proven strength training method to help you keep making progress after the newbie phase. Check it out.

Steroids in the Sand

In the booming fitness culture of Dubai, steroids are cool, pot is not, and good supplements are hard to find.

Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Cardio Doesn't Work

Let's help put Jillian Michaels and others of her ilk out of work by pointing out a painful truth about cardio.

Big, Thick, Chunky Ab Training

Abs aren't really made in the kitchen... unless that's where you train. You have to build them like any other muscle. Here's how.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

The ultimate combination of the most powerful kettlebell exercise and hardcore strength work. Get ready to be better... at everything!

10 Rules for Building Muscle Without Getting Fat

Here are 10 strategies to help you do what was once thought to be impossible: growing muscle without growing your belly.

Tip: A New Exercise for Total Shoulder Development

This exercise hits all three heads of the delts along with the rhomboids and lower traps. Can't beat that. Check it out.

The Farmer's Walk Cure

This simple loaded carry will get you bigger, stronger, and leaner. Here's how to do it right and work it into your training plan.

Tip: The Dumbest Exercise in Existence

It's the favorite exercise of bad personal trainers and people who don't look like they lift. Here's why you should avoid it.

The Complete Guide to T Replacement

Do you think you have low testosterone? Here's everything you need to know, from symptoms and testing to injecting and what to expect.

The 8 Most Effective Training Splits

It's time for a new training split, one that better fits your goals and your schedule. Choose one of these 8 proven splits and get to work.

Tip: Fix Your Form, Build Bigger Triceps

Just about everyone screws up this arm exercise. Here's what they're doing wrong, and how to do it right.

50 Reps for Size

Finishers aren't just for fat loss. They're for building muscle too. Try these five ultra-high rep moves for hypertrophy.

No Weights, Big Wheels

Drop your regular leg-day workout and try this for 8 weeks. If you can take the pain, your quads, hams, and glutes will explode. In a good way.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.