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Calves are tough to grow. Take this simple test of strength, then use the no-machines workout provided to finally add some meat to yours.

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2 Weeks to Shredded

Need to look your absolute best but only have two weeks to do it? We've got the perfect plan for you. Check this out.

Tip: The Weirdest-Looking Hamstring Exercise

You'll get some stares in the gym, but the results will be worth it.

The Ultimate Body Transformation Agent

This naturally-occurring substance maximizes carb intake in muscle, burns fat, and prevents the storage of extra carbs. Here's the science.

How to Build Big Legs With Bad Knees

Got angry knees? Here are the five best exercises to allow your legs to keep growing while keeping your knees happy.

Expert Advice for the Over-40 Lifter

What happens to the after-40 lifter? Does this milestone mean you have to train like a grandpa? Not necessarily. But here's what will lengthen your lifting life.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

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.

The V-Taper Workout

Change the whole look of your physique by developing a V-taper: wider shoulders, tighter waist. This workout will get you both.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do 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.

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  • The 40-Day Program

    Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

    Reg Park's 5x5 Program

    The proven way to build both size and strength that’s been working since 1960. Here’s how to do it.

    Sick? Go Train!

    "I'm sick. Should I train or not?"

    5 Things You Can Train Everyday

    Think you've gotta wait a few days before training some muscles again? Nope. Make gains faster. Here's what thrives with frequency.

    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.

    Muscle Up Top, Hustle Down Below

    Want a bodybuilder upper body and a linebacker lower body? Here's your program.

    Merry Christmas, Bob

    Time to spread some holiday cheer. Or, in this case, a little hardcore motivation.

    Breast Implants For Girls Who Lift

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

    6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

    Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

    One Exercise for Total Shoulder Health

    No shoulder gains? Are they always hurting? Do this exercise once per day.

    The 11 Best Ways to Build Shoulders

    Nothing changes the look of your physique more than well-developed shoulders. We ask our experts for their very best tips for capped delts.

    Keep Estrogen Under Control

    If your estrogen levels are out of whack, it can ruin your body comp, your health, maybe even your life. Here's what you need to know.

    The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises

    A guide to mastering and progressing the GHR, Nordic ham curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.

    10 Secrets to Building Mass

    Ten secrets, eight exercises, and one sweet three-day-a-week program to help you pile on muscle weight fast.