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Big Dead Bodybuilders

It takes extreme muscularity to make it to the top. And many bodybuilders take extreme measures to win... and even to get third place. Is it worth it?

5 Primer Exercises to Boost Your Big Lifts

Do these exercises before you squat, bench, or deadlift and you'll not only lift more weight, your movements will be smooth, sexy, and pain free.

Total Core Training for Lifters

To train the core musculature properly, you need to do the right exercises at the right time. Here's your complete guide.

Post-Workout Nutrition is Dead

The time you spend in the gym will be wasted If you don't get the proper pre-workout and intra-workout nutrition. Here's what you need to know.

Push-Ups, Face Pulls, and Shrugs

Screw the rotator cuff! That's right, screw it. When it comes to fixing shoulder pain, the the rotator cuff is over-hyped and gets way too much attention.

Forget About Squat Depth

Two authorities on squatting think squat depth is arbitrary and senseless. Here are 5 things about squats that they think are much more important.

The Simple Plan For Stubborn Body Fat

Nearly every trainer will say that you can't spot reduce. Well, maybe THEY can't. But here's what stubborn body fat actually is, and how to lose it.

Row Every Day: The Thick Back Solution

Do you disappear when you turn sideways? Then you need to do a row exercise every time you hit the gym. Here's your specialization plan.

The Suicide Grip: Dangerous or Smart?

A thumbless grip is scary to lifters who don't know how to do it, but it can be used safely. In fact, it's better for your shoulders. Here's why.

How to Hit a Triple Bodyweight Deadlift

It takes a special breed of animal to be able to deadlift 3X his bodyweight. Here's how to become one.

The Neuro Type Workouts

What does your neuro type tell you about how you should train for jaw-dropping gains? Just everything. Learn your type and get the workouts here.

The Flat Butt Fix

Want stronger, rounder, sexier glutes? Then give them their own day in the gym. Here's how to get it done.

The Deadlift's Dirty Secret

Olympic weight plates force everyone to deadlift 8.75 inches off the floor. Guess what? That may not fit your body type.

Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

Two anteriorly loaded squat variations, both with benefits and drawbacks. So which is best for you?

Fake Strength: Stop Arching the Bench Press

Re-think the big arch for bench pressing. It doesn't create any real strength, and admit it: it's cheating. Here’s why.

One Hundred Gram Carb Cure

Ridiculously simple. Powerfully effective. Get shredded using this one simple guideline. Here’s how.

15 Ways to Foam Roll

Fifteen foam rolling techniques that'll get you ready for the gym much better than stretching.

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program

Tip: The Good-Thrust

Not, not a glute thrust. This hybrid variation will build your hamstrings as well as your money-maker.

Tip: Eat One a Day to Lose Fat and Prevent Cancer

Make your body more resistant to gaining fat. Bonus: The same inexpensive food helps you fight off two forms of cancer.

7 Reasons You're Stuck at Medium

This is the advice someone would give you if he were brutally honest and didn't give a damn about your feelings. Wear your cup.

Tip: Smashing an Overhead Press Plateau

Here's what to do when the barbell just refuses to go up.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

Prevent injuries and build complete lower-body strength with these moves.

Tip: The Hamstring Exercise That Beats Leg Curls

The lying leg curl is great, but it gets boring. Plus, this can work better.