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Inside the Muscles: Best Back and Biceps Exercises

After testing 45 different back and biceps exercises with EMG, here are the ones that came out on top.

Five New Exercises

Five new ways to build muscle, increase strength, improve conditioning, and impress the know-it-alls in your gym.

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.

The Serratus Crunch

You multitaskers out there will love this movement as it allows you to work the rectus abdominis, the obliques, and the serratus at the same time. Too bad the rest of your life isn't as efficient.

Power Foods

Thirteen foods you should be eating. Check ‘em out.

Baseball and Bad Men

A roundtable discussion featuring Lou Schuler, TC, Chris Street and Jim Vigue

Isometrics for Mass!

A new way to use isometric training for size and strength.

Tip: The Bodyweight-Only Burner

Hit the floor and train your core, lats, and delts. You'll even get some conditioning work in.

Tip: Does Cooking Fish Destroy Good Fats?

Some surprising answers about what different styles of cooking do to the fatty acid profiles of fish, including what cooking oils to avoid.

What Average Joes Don't Get About Lifting

Here's how to respond the next time some butthead says that he could look like you, too, if he had the time to work out all day.

5 Minutes to Faster Recovery and Growth

Do this right after your workout and you'll make better gains.

The Top 10 Kettlebell Exercises for Gains

Kettlebells don't get enough credit when it comes to hypertrophy. Let's change that. Here are the best muscle-building exercises.

Tip: Bulletproof Your Shoulders at Home

Get your shoulders ready for future big lifts with these simple, do-anywhere band exercises.

Tip: The Bodyweight Leg Extension

Pump up your quads, stretch your tight hammies, and work your abs too. No gym required.

Fitter and Stronger – No Gym Required

A lot of bodyweight workouts neglect the back, shoulders, and posterior chain. Not this time. Here's how to hit everything from home.

Gyno: Everything You Need to Know

What is gynecomastia? What causes it, how can you prevent it, and what can you do if you already have it? Answers here.

The 7 Most Important Lifts

Quick, name the seven most effective exercises. Got it? Now see if your list matches ours.

5 Push-Ups for High Performance

Regular push-ups getting too easy? Try these variations to boost strength and power, nail your core, and improve shoulder health.

Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

These 4 training methods would kill most guys who think they need to spend two hours in the gym.

Tip: The 3-Cycle Leg Press Program

Pro bodybuilders depend on this much-maligned movement. Here's how to do it right and program it correctly.

Deadlift More Weight Today, Safely

These smart tips will have you pulling heavier and staying safer almost immediately.

Tip: 70 Percent of Your Sexiness Comes From This

What really makes a woman attracted to a man? How much does upper-body muscle matter? Let's ask science.

Tip: Dips for Chest vs. Dips for Triceps

There is a difference. And both variations are safe if you do them right. Here's how.

Tip: Are Men's Physique Competitors Juiced?

They wear funny shorts and they're not as big as the bodybuilders. Must be natural, right? Well, not so fast.