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Tip: Don't Use a Mixed Grip When Deadlifting

If you always used a mixed grip when deadlifting, you'll get injured. Instead, master the hook grip. Here's how.

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.

Shredded in Six (Weeks, That is)

Forget those three-month diet plans. If you have six weeks and an ounce of discipline, you can get in awesome shape. Here’s how.

Bulgarian Split Squats

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

Gironda's 8x8 Training

This classic bodybuilding program does what most programs can’t: it allows you to build muscle and lose some fat at the same time. Check it out.

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.

Building a Big, Freaky Back

Hardcore advice on building a strong back that stands out in a crowd.

Effective Training for Busy Men

Life has this annoying habit of interfering, but that doesn't mean training should get put on the back burner.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

Get Jacked, Not Skinny Fat

Most guys who try to get huge just end up getting fat. Or worse, skinny fat. Here's why that happens and how to prevent it.

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

Whether you're taking a planned break from training or you're struck by sickness or injury, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent muscle loss.

The 5 Dumbest Muscle Myths

Lifters who still believe these myths are missing out on gains. Which lies need to die? Find out here.

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.

The Bodyweight Workout for Big Guys

Big? Check! Strong? Check! Now it's time to move like an athlete, ramp up your conditioning, and feel incredible. Here's exactly how to do it.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

Reawaken Your Rhomboids

Fix these overlooked muscles and you’ll look better and be able to pull more weight. Here’s how.

The Gironda System

Vince Gironda was a legendary bodybuilding coach, and you can still learn a lot from him today. Check this out.

The Set / Rep Bible

If you're not sure what to do with your sets and reps, look no further. This plan has your workout laid out for you – no matter the goal.

The Ultimate Shoulder Day

Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.

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.

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

The sumo deadlift shortens the ROM, works the hips more, and is less stressful on the back than conventional deadlifts.

Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

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

Keep Kicking Ass After 40

Everything you need to know about training, diet, and supplements to help you keep kicking butt after age 40.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

Explosive training doesn't mean endless sets of power cleans. Here are 10 ways to power-up.