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5 Advanced Supplements Newbies Don't Deserve

You don't need high-octane fuel or nitro if you're only driving a Prius. The same thing applies to newbie lifters and high-octane supplements.

The Badass Deadlift Program

Here's a devastatingly effective (and even fun) deadlift program that makes you want to run to the gym to try it out.

5 Grip & Forearm Exercises That Actually Work

Build a crushing grip and add a new slab of muscle to your forearms. Here are 5 exercises you've never seen before to help you do it.

Steroid Dieting

Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

Tip: A New Way to Widen Your Shoulders

Combine these two effective lateral raise variations and be ready to go up a T-shirt size.

The Bodybuilder's Guide to Blood Work

Doctors often think lifters are sick because their physicals and blood tests yield scary results. Here's how to protect yourself from false positives.

Breast Implants For Girls Who Lift

Everything a weight-lifting woman ever wanted to know about breast implants but was afraid to ask.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

Kroc Rows 101

A step by step guide to performing the most bad-ass upper back exercise in existence.

American Sniper Workout

For his title role in American Sniper, Bradley Cooper gained 37 pounds of lean mass. Here's the exact workout and supplement plan he used to do it.

6 Questions About Tempo Training

When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

A 6-Week Squat, Bench, or Deadlift Program

A simple, foolproof program to boost up your big lifts in just six weeks. Check it out.

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Box jumps are great for building athleticism and muscle. Trouble is, most people do them stupidly. Let's fix that.

The Truth about Training Frequency

How often should you train for maximal results? It depends on a few things, and this article breaks them down for you.

The New Rules of Over-40 Lifting

Everything most young coaches tell you about over-40 training is wrong. Here's why and what to do instead.

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Tip: The Rear Delt Swing

Not feeling your rear delts with bent-over lateral raises? Do these higher-rep swings to finish off shoulder day.

Tip: What 2 Weeks Off Really Does to Your Body

Here's how that vacation will affect your size and strength.

Tip: Do Heavy Squat Stand-Ups

Bust plateaus and add more pounds to the bar with this simple technique. Check it out.

How Hard Do You Need to Work Out?

The average person will gauge the quality of his workout by his level of discomfort. But is driving yourself into the ground every workout necessary?

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

The Reg Park Way To Serious Size And Strength

Reg Park, the guy who inspired Arnold, knew how to build strength and symmetry. Here’s what we can still learn from him today.

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.

Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

Sounds crazy, but it works if you use this smart training strategy. Check it out.

The Cure for Puny Calves

Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.