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Everything you ever wanted to know about the bench press. If you don't come away from this with at least a dozen ways to beef up your bench, you didn't read carefully enough.

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Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Biceps, Back, and Lower Body

Don't read this unless you want to get bummed out about how you've been training the wrong grips, rep ranges, and exercises for your biceps, your back, and your entire lower body.

Back-Friendly Leg Training

Leg training should push you to your physical limits without crushing your back. Here's the smart way to make it happen.

The Glute-Ham Raise from A to Z

Did your lame gym finally get a GHR? Good! Here’s how to use it.

5/3/1 Reloaded

Jim Wendler answers all your questions about his proven 5/3/1 training system. Check it out.

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

    Inside the Muscles: Best Shoulders and Trap Exercises

    Twenty-five different shoulder and trap exercises were tested using EMG. Which ones are the best? Read this.

    The Drug Coach

    Behind every champion is a trusted coach who's savvy about drug use. T Nation talks shop with a physique competitor's secret weapon.

    Bigger Muscles, Shorter Workouts

    Dr. Clay shows you how to take advantage of high-intensity workouts to make huge gains in size and strength.

    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.

    The Essential 8 Mobility Drills

    Finally, a warm-up routine that even people who hate warming up can handle! This short series of drills will not only make you feel better, but the increased mobility you'll gain will help you make unprecedented gains in the gym.

    You're Overtraining!

    Damn it! Another one of those articles that forced us to reevaluate what we're doing in the gym! Regardless, we read this article and were both reminded and inspired to go into the gym and rip out one of the best workouts we've had in a long time.

    Bulk Up, Cut Up: Quads and Tri's

    Thib, you have some impressive quads! Any secret leg training strategies you'd like to share with us?

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    Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

    Tip: Puncture All BOSU and Swiss Balls

    The next time you see someone using one of these training implements, do them a favor and shove them off. Here's why.

    Tip: Make This Healthy Banana Bread

    Anyone can make this healthed-up, macro-friendly dessert. No chef skills required.

    Tip: Replace the Rear-Delt Raise

    Here's a better way to target your posterior delts.

    Can YOU Pass the New Army Fitness Test?

    All soldiers have to pass the new combat fitness test. Could you? Here's how to prepare yourself.

    4 Reasons You've Got No Rear Delts

    The rear delts are arguably the hardest muscle to isolate. Here are 4 things you can do to start feeling your delts, probably for the very first time.

    Your Guide To Heavy-Light Training

    You don't have to choose between looking great and performing well. Achieve both goals with this training plan.

    7 No-Barbell Strength Tests You Need To Pass

    A one-rep max on the bench press only measures a fraction of your real strength. Can you pass this more complete list of tests?

    Tip: 3 Meals vs. 6 Meals Per Day

    It's a hot debate right now, so let's cut through the confusion. Here's what you need to know.

    Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

    Yes, you can build size with bodyweight exercises. But these aren't your typical beginner moves. Check 'em out!