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Back in the “Golden Age of Bodybuilding,” guys performed the now-forgotten pullover to build their upper bodies. Who says you can't go back?

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The X-Physique Program

Broad shoulders. Narrow waist. Powerful legs. Back all that up with real strength and you'll turn heads. Here's your plan.

Tip: Stretch This Muscle and Feel Awesome

Sit a lot at work? Then your glutes and core are going to get weak. Here's an exercise to fix that.

The Best Exercise for a Smaller Waist

These five vacuum exercises will narrow and tighten your waist by training the transverse abdominis.

Train Like a Man!

Choose high-tension exercises for high-testosterone results.

Stuff We Like – Food & Snacks 4

Healthy foods don't have to taste bad. (No, for reals.) Here are some of our favorite physique-friendly choices and where to get 'em.

Growth Explosion: The 30-10-30 Technique

Three young athletes gained 14 pounds in 14 days using a new training technique. Here's exactly how they did it.

The Hybrid Athlete Program

Want to build strength, size, and athleticism with one training program? All you need is this plan.

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

If you think full body training is just for noobs, you're missing out. Here's how to bring back the gains with this advanced approach.

Tip: Do These 3 Heavy Movements or Stay Weak

Deadlifts, overhead presses, and farmer's walks are the most important exercises. Here's why.

6 Questions About Tempo Training

When should you use tempo training and why? Mike Robertson answers these and other questions about this often-neglected component of strength and muscle building.

Inside the Muscles: Best Chest and Triceps Exercises

Twenty different chest and triceps are put to the EMG test. Here’s which ones came on on top.

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

There are several ways to organize your training week, but one split is superior for the vast majority of lifters. Here it is.

Get Ripped. Get Walking.

This is not your mama's workout. Get to the nearest treadmill and incinerate fat while leaving muscle completely intact.

The Best Way to Build Traps

Nothing says strength and power like big traps. Sadly, most people are training them wrong. Here's the best advice from 13 top coaches.

The Best Training Tool for Triceps

Hitting the triceps like this provides stimulation that dumbbells can't duplicate. Here's how, plus 6 exercises to try out.

How to Keep Muscle During a Layoff

Whether you're taking a planned break from training or you're struck by sickness or injury, there are plenty of things you can do to prevent muscle loss.

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.

Tip: The Truth About Push-Up Handles

Are these gadgets helping you or hurting you? Here's what you probably don't know.

The Push-Pull Workout

The tried and true workout program that builds muscle, burns fat, and busts plateaus.

Tip: Do The One-Kettlebell Workout

Ramp up your conditioning with only one kettlebell and your bodyweight. Here's the workout.

Erector Set

Whether your goal is to build an amazing physique, a record deadlift, or simply put slabs of muscle on your lower back, try out a few of these exercises.

The Effects of Mild Cycles

Some men use tiny doses of testosterone for hormone replacement therapy. Others use massive amounts for bodybuilding. But what are the effects of “light” cycles? Here's the science.

Big Arms in 8 Workouts

Here's a brutal workout that'll build noticeable size on your biceps and triceps in just one month. Guaranteed.

Push-Ups: You're Doing Them Wrong!

A lot of people can't do one proper push-up. And YOU may be one of them. Here are the most common problems and how to fix 'em.