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2 Training Secrets of Jacked Olympic Lifters

These two brutal drills will get you more athletic and shredded, even if you're not into Olympic lifting. Do them. Here's how.

Tip: Avoid These Waist-Widening Exercises

Is your ab training causing you to develop "Ninja Turtle Belly" and a blocky waist? Here's what to avoid.

Why I Love the Smith Machine

Everyone says the Smith machine is awful, but a lot of bodybuilders use it… and they’re bigger than you. Here’s why it’s not so bad and how to use it wisely.

Breaking Down the Single Leg Squat

Can you really build muscle and strength with one-legged squats? You bet you can. Here’s how.

Goblet Squats 101

Is this the "single best lifting movement of all time" as Dan claims? You be the judge.

The Anti-Bodybuilding Hypertrophy Program

Get back to bodybuilding's roots and build muscle using old-school strongmen techniques.

The Ultimate Cluster Training Program

This advanced program will build rapid strength and add mass to your entire body. Here's how to do it.

Stubborn Delts: The High Tension Solution

Got puny shoulders? Here's why, plus four smart exercises to get them growing.

Built For Battle

A complete workout plan for inhuman strength, athletic power, and stand-out muscle.

Tip: A Back-Friendly Alternative to Bent-Over Rows

You need to be doing more horizontal pulls, but the standard barbell row may be doing more harm than good. Try this instead.

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

If strength, health, and longevity are what you're after, then you should be able to easily pass these tests. If not, you have work to do.

Carb Cycling That Actually Works

Carb cycling doesn't work the way you think it works. But it can be used to preserve strength, energy and muscle while losing fat. Here's how.

Tip: Use the 40 Reps Method for Growth

Stop thinking in sets. Instead, think about load and total reps. You'll get better results. Here's how.

Overhead Press Your Body Weight

Can you press your body weight overhead? You should be able to, plus more. Here's how to supercharge your pressing strength.

3 Reasons Your Calves Aren't Growing

One less excuse for puny calves, one more exercise for growing them, and one more trick to beat them into submission.

12 Weeks to Ridiculous Wheels

A squat-based training plan guaranteed to make your legs not only bigger but stronger too.

Conditioning 101

You'll never be the last man standing if you're fat and out of shape. Here are eight ways to ramp up your conditioning while keeping your strength.

Muscle Specific Hypertrophy: Chest, Triceps, and Shoulders

Understanding the science of sets, reps, and muscle-specific fiber composition will make you sound smarter. Going to the gym and applying that knowledge will make you bigger.

7 Surprising Tips for Bigger Arms

Arms stop growing years ago? Time to apply one of these tips!

The Return of German Volume Training

GVT works, if you can handle it. Here are the pros and cons.

Advanced Glute Training

Everything you ever wanted to know about your glutes… and more. Check it out.

More Reps, Bigger Legs

High-rep leg training isn't for everyone - just the guys who want to be the biggest, strongest mofos in the weight room.

Sodium, Your Secret Weapon

Here’s why athletes and bodybuilders need more, not less, sodium in their diets to ensure optimal health, performance, and even gains.

Isometrics for Mass!

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