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Pull-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong

Think you're good at pull-ups because you can do a lot of them or strap on extra weight? Think again. Here's how to really do them for best results.

Better Than Thrusters

Barbell thrusters are known for hypertrophy + heart-pounding intensity, but they have a lot of drawbacks. Here are two better methods.

How to Use Linear Periodization

Legendary lifters used linear progression to break records. It's time to revisit that proven method.

You Can't Prove That!

Trainers and diet experts are often years ahead of scientific research. Here, six experts share their unproven (but probably correct) theories.

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.

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.

5 Tips For A Bigger, Badder, Overhead Press

You don't have to go through life overhead pressing candy-ass weights. Here are 5 tips to get you moving some serious iron.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

The classic 5 x 5 set/rep scheme works. But here’s how to make it even better.

Tip: Why You Need to Rock n' Row

Guess what? The best form for cable and barbell rows isn't super strict, no matter what the Form Police say. Here's why.

The Ultimate Body Transformation Agent

This naturally-occurring substance maximizes carb intake in muscle, burns fat, and prevents the storage of extra carbs. Here's the science.

10 Movements For Explosive Power

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

5/3/1 Beach Body Challenge

A performance-based program that'll build your legs, traps, neck, shoulders, and forearms. Yes, you'll look awesome too.

8/6/3 For Size and Strength

This coach dared to mess around with Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 and tweak it for his athletes. Here’s what happened.

Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt?

If, when, and how to wear weight belts to get bigger and stronger. Four coaches weigh in.

Tip: Pros and Cons of the Bro-Split

It's not a bad way to organize your training week, but it has its drawbacks. Check 'em out.

Lean vs. Shredded: The Cold Hard Truth

Getting lean is easy. Getting shredded is the hardest thing you'll ever do. Here are the 8 differences you need to know.

Tip: Lift This Way, Build Muscle 3 Times Faster

Research shows this training method builds muscle and strength much, much faster. Check out the science.

Lifter's Elbow: The Cause & The Cure

Three common things you probably do in the gym that will wreck your elbows, plus a few smart tricks that'll fix you right up.

Mountain Dog Arms

Want bigger arms? There are four keys things to remember when it comes to training them. Check ‘em out here.

Build Muscle Anywhere, Anytime

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

Get Bigger, Feel Better: 7 Smart Exercises

There's no point in strength training if you're always hurt. Get jacked AND healthy with these joint-friendly lifts.

The Best Damn Cardio for Natural Lifters

Natural lifters shouldn't be doing the same workouts as juiced lifters – and that goes for cardio too! Here's what to do and what to avoid.

Tip: Smashing an Overhead Press Plateau

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

Build Muscle With Heavy Singles

Heavy singles build strength, but they can also build freakish size if you know how to combine 3 different growth factors.