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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.

Tip: The Shoulder-Friendly Overhead Press

This challenging variation is easy on your cranky shoulders. Take a look.

Tip: The Forgotten Grip Strength Builder

Go lighter for more gains? Yes. Work your way up to doing this exercise for 5 minutes straight for big forearms and a monster grip.

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Tip: Continuous-Tension Dumbbell Bench Press

Tension builds muscle. Stop your reps just short of lockout if your main goal is hypertrophy. It's a good finisher after your full ROM sets.

13 Set-Rep Schemes for Brand New Growth

Progress stalled? Change up your sets and reps to challenge yourself and grow. Here are the favorite schemes of our pros and experts.

The Best Cable Exercises You're Not Doing

For strength and size gains, you need some cable work. Here are eleven cable exercises you've probably never even tried.

Tip: The Deadlift & The Nervous System

Deadlifts are awesome, but they can also smash your CNS. Here's why and how to avoid it.

Natural vs. Enhanced Lifters

Natties shouldn't train or eat like steroid users. And the reverse is true too. Here the 10 things they should do differently.

Tip: Two Surprising Exercises for Shoulder Health

These two moves can help you prevent and even eliminate shoulder pain.

Tip: The PPL Training Split

If your goal is hypertrophy, this is one of the smartest splits to follow. Here's why and how to set it up.

6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

The 4 Kinds of Steroid Users

Not all steroid users are meathead stereotypes... but some of them sure are. Do you know anyone on this list?

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.

Tip: The Number One Bench Press Mistake

Fix it or wreck your shoulders.

8 Injections That Heal Injuries

The needle is better than the knife. Here are the latest scientific advances in healing joint, tendon, and muscle injuries.

Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

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.

The Top 10 Weighted Carry Exercises

Build monster real-world strength and a rock-solid core. Here are several weighted carries to try out, from beginner to advanced variations.

Desserts That Build Muscle

Six easy-to-make, protein-packed desserts that will blow your mind.

The Absolute Best Way to Build Hamstrings

Big strong hammies are rare, even though everyone trains them. Here's what they're doing wrong and how to really build them.

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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.

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Landmine Presses

You don't do the angled barbell press? You will. Here are 8 ways to do it that are sure to become staples of your training program.