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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.

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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.

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.

Tip: Follow the Two-Day Rule

This easy to follow guideline will maximize your recovery and insure that every workout leads to gains.

Tip: Do Prisoner Extensions for Hams & Glutes

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

Tip: Do the Russian Fighter Pull-Up Program

This simple plan involves "sneaking up" on reps in the pull-up. It just takes a few minutes per day. 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: Try Low to High Cable Flyes

Bring up your upper chest with this unique exercise. Here's how.

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.

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.

6 Grip Tips to Build More Muscle

Stimulate more muscle growth just by changing your grip on these exercises you already do. Here's how.

Whey vs. Casein: The Real Story

Whey protein has some benefits, but casein is a better muscle builder, a better strength builder, and even a better fat burner. Here's why.

Squat Depth: The Final Answer

Stop listening to uneducated jackasses when it comes to squat depth. You can figure out what's best for your anatomy with these tests. Here's how.

Squatter's Shoulder: The Cause & The Cure

Squats irritating your shoulders? Don't go to the doctor’s office yet. There's a reason it's happening and a way to fix it. 

3 Keys to a Big Raw Squat

Separate the advice you need from the advice you need to disregard. And get your squat up already!

9 Reasons Couples Should Work Out

You want harmony? You want love? You want great sex? Then get your partner to start working out with you.

The Best Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

10 Most Annoying People in the Gym

They're rude, creepy, and sometimes just plain obnoxious. The question is, are you one of them?

Bench Press Grip: The Magic Number

Use this simple math formula to find your perfect bench press grip, prevent injuries, and lift a lot more weight.

Weight Training for Endurance Addicts

Obsessed endurance athletes like triathloners need to pick up some heavy weights if they want to stay strong and injury-free. Here's how.

The Simple No-Machines Workout

No machines, no problem! This free-weights only program will build size and strength better than machines anyway.