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Tip: Train Legs. Then Train This Body Part

Pairing this body part with leg training will make it grow bigger and stronger in a short amount of time.

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Tip: Do Zercher Carries for Strong Abs

To build a strong core, you need more than crunches. Try this.

The 11 Best Ways to Build Shoulders

Nothing changes the look of your physique more than well-developed shoulders. We ask our experts for their very best tips for capped delts.

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.

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Tip: The Low Incline Bench Press for Pecs

Make this popular exercise work even better. Here are a few tips.

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Tip: Incline Lateral Raise for Wide Shoulders

Bring up your side or lateral delts and you'll change the whole look of your physique. Try this exercise.

Tip: Do This BEFORE You Curl

Use the first-tension principle to build bigger, stronger arms. Here's how.

The Single Best Muscle-Building Method

A recent study shows that training to failure is the true key to muscle growth... regardless of the weight used. If your goal is size, this is a must-read.

Tip: Do Pyramid Reps For Wide Shoulders

This is gonna hurt so bad that you'll do it again and again. Because you're kinda crazy like that. Check it out.

Tip: Fix Your Ankle Mobility, Fix Your Squat

Heels rise up when squatting? Back hurt when deadlifting? You may be dealing with immobile ankles. Test them, then fix them. Here's how.

Rehab Gone Wrong

Foam rollers, lacrosse balls, back walking, kettlebells. Can these work as tools to fix tightness and pain? Not when you use them like this. Here's what works better.

The Most Hated Machine in the Gym

The Smith machine is used by bodybuilders, strongmen, and powerlifters. And they're bigger and stronger than you, hater. Maybe it's time you learn to use it right. Here's how.

Tip: 3 Cable Exercises for Strong Abs & Obliques

Abs are made in the kitchen... and at the cable machine. After all, you have to build them too in order to see them. Check out these exercises.

The Top 7 Bodybuilding Methods of All Time

Training mainly for size? Then this is your hypertrophy bible. Here are seven guaranteed training methods to get you bigger.

The Best Predictor of Success

A super tribe of Africans has learned the secret to athletic success. Can we duplicate the effects of their barbaric methods?

Tip: Do Prisoner Extensions for Hams & Glutes

Build your posterior chain and boost your deadlift with this exercise. Check it out.

5/3/1 for Hardgainers

This specialized 5/3/1 template will put size on the most stubborn hardgainer. Just add food and effort.

Tip: Make the Hip Thrust Even Better

It's perhaps the best glute builder on the planet. Here's a simple way to make it even more effective.

Tip: Build Your Pecs with the Squeeze Press

Looks weird, works great for building a bigger chest. Here's how to do it.

Push-Pull Training: The Next Generation

The push-pull training split has been building slabs of muscle for generations. But can it be improved? You bet. Here's how.

Tip: Know When to Use Lifting Straps

The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use them.

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.

The 6 Laws of Lifting

If your gains in strength or size have come to a halt, you're probably breaking one of these time-tested training principles. Find out here.

What You Don't Know About BOSU Balls

Newbies and bad personal trainers love them. Experienced lifters and most coaches hate them. Here are the actual facts.