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Tip: Do Farmer's Walks Like This to Get Ripped

This loaded carry beats everything when it comes to metabolic conditioning and fat loss. Here's why, plus two ways to do it.

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 Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

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.

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout: Revisited

This brutal home workout set the internet on fire... and built a lot of calluses. Here are three new, slightly easier ways to do.

6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.

The 6 Foundational Movement Patterns

To build strength and muscle, as well as avoid injuries, you must train all six patterns. Does your program include them all?

The Cure for Puny Arms

Think you know everything about arm training? Think again. Check out these proven techniques for biceps, triceps, and forearms.

A Lifter's Guide to Alcohol

What impact does drinking have on your physique and performance goals? How does alcohol affect testosterone, estrogen, HGH, and cortisol? The answers here.

The Complete Guide To Shoulder Training

You probably have at least one puny head of the delt. And it makes you look funny. Here's how to tell which one's being lazy and how to fix it.

The Best Damn No-Weights Workout

Even an advanced lifter can get a damn good workout at home – without any special equipment. Here's how.

Train Size, Then Strength: A 10-Week Program

Train for size for a few weeks and then strength. It works better for both goals. Here's why, along with a sample 10-week plan.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

Tip: The Right & Wrong Way to Do Weighted Push-Ups

Loaded push-ups with plates or bands are awesome... if you get the resistance in the right place. Here's what you need to know.

Arnold's Agonist-Antagonist Training

Train opposing muscle groups together, like Arnold did, and you'll build more muscle in less time while also developing muscular balance.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

Bodybuilder Abs, Athlete Core

There's a difference between ab training and core training. Here are some new exercises for both goals.

Breast Implants For Girls Who Lift

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

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

If you think full body training is just for noobs, you're missing out. Here's how to bring back the gains with this advanced approach.

This Is Why You're Not Jacked

If you want to build muscle, you have to turn on your mind-muscle connection. Here are 5 training strategies that do it.

Pull-Ups Vs. Chin-Ups

We look to science to find out which exercise reins supreme for lats, traps, and biceps. Bonus: Two cool tricks to get better results with both.

Growth Hormone: Fact and Fiction

The mainstream media would have you believe that hGH is the holy grail of ergogenics, but is it?

Get Jacked Without Leaving Your House

Stuck at home? Here's how to whip up some homemade gains with eight advanced training methods.

Built For Battle

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