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The Absolute Best Way to Build Quads

It's one of the toughest muscle groups to build. We ask 10 experts for their single best tip for building quads. Check out their answers.

Are You Strong?

So you can squat 405 pounds and bench 315. Is that good? Does that make you strong? How do you compare to others? Find out if your lifts are decent, good, or great through Tim Henriques' handy little comparison chart.

The Fake Butt Phenomenon

From fitness celebrities to reality stars, augmented asses are everywhere. Here's how they do it and how to spot the pretenders.

Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

Tip: Eat Enough Cholesterol

There's no correlation between cholesterol intake and bad cholesterol in your blood. In fact, you need it to maximize T levels. Here's why and where to get it.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

Fasted Cardio Eats Muscle

When most people diet and train for fat loss, they lose a lot of muscle too. That's dumb and totally unnecessary. Here's how to avoid it.

7 Variations of the Hip Belt Squat

Can't squat with a barbell on your back? Build your legs like this.

The Truth About Ass-to-Grass Squats

Some people say the only correct way to squat is ATG. And some people are a little smarter than that. Here's the truth.

Training Percentages Made Simple

Find your true 1 RM and use it to build even more strength. Here’s how.

Total Body Training

Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

10 Best Unilateral Exercises

How to get stronger and balance out your monotonous diet of squats and deadlifts with single-leg movements.

Bulgarian Split Squats

Can the foot-elevated split squat build legs as well as the squat? Before you answer, read this.

You Can't Prove That!

Trainers and diet experts are often years ahead of scientific research. Here, six experts share their unproven (but probably correct) theories.

Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull

These are both popular and effective ways of organizing your workouts, but which is right for you? Find out here.

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.

Deconstructing the Deadlift

There's more to proper deadlifting than "grip it and rip it." You're about to get your PhD in pulling.

Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

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

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

If, when, and how to wear weight belts to get bigger and stronger. Four coaches weigh in.

5 Tips For A Bigger, Badder, Overhead Press

You don't have to go through life overhead pressing candy-ass weights. Here are 5 tips to get you moving some serious iron.

3 Total Body Programs for Big Arms

Three of our experts explain little-known secrets of arm training, along with presenting some serious total-body programs to build ‘em up. Check it out.

Screw Cardio! Four Complexes for a Shredded Physique

Get ripped fast with 9-minute workouts! Too bad most "fit" people will likely throw up on minute 8.