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Are Heavy Kettlebell Swings Better Than Deadlifts?

Heavy kettlebell swings could be the best damn posterior chain exercise you're not doing, possibly even better than deadlifts! Here's why.

Total Body Training

Let's cut the bullshit and get to the brass tacks. For decades, men built slabs of muscle with simple, three day-per-week training programs. They trained their whole bodies in one brief workout session and they grew big and strong. Scoff all you want, but tens of thousands of trainees can't be wrong.

How to Build Big Legs With Bad Knees

Got angry knees? Here are the five best exercises to allow your legs to keep growing while keeping your knees happy.

Tip: 4 Hip Adduction Exercises You Need

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

The Absolute Worst Fitness Trend

Our experts set fire to the dumbest, most annoying training and diet trends. Are you blindly following any of them?

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?

Athlete Lean, Athlete Strong

The fastest and most effective way to get ripped is to train like a power/speed athlete. Here's your complete program.

Tip: Train Biceps Every Damn Day for Fast Growth

Sounds crazy, but it works if you use this smart training strategy. Check it out.

Practical Guide to GPP

General physical preparedness is the key to outstanding performance. Here's how to set-up a program that sets you up for success.

The Modified 5x5 Squat Program

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

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.

Tip: Follow the Two-Day Rule

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

Is Your Ab Workout Making You Look Fat?

Many people, especially women, believe that deadlifts and squats can make them look blocky. False. But the wrong kind of ab training can!

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.

12 Hamstrings Exercises for Hardasses

Only doing deadlifts and leg curls for your hamstrings? You're missing out on some killer exercises that'll quickly add muscle and power.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

For a fat burning hit, a massive conditioning bang, and some appreciable muscle, do complexes. Here’s how.

Ian's Top 10 Mass Makers

Strength coach Ian King lists his top exercises for building mass. Are you doing them all?

10 Exercises for Big Triceps & Strong Lockouts

Hit a new pressing PR and stretch out the sleeves of your T-shirts. Add a few of these into your program.

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.

Tip: How to Fill In Your Biceps Gap

Even if you didn't inherit the best genetics for big arms, this superset will make a visual impact.

Tip: How to Increase Androgen Receptor Density

Finally, science figures out the real reason why some guys are hardgainers and others are muscle monsters.

Tip: The Right and Wrong Way to Cable Crunch

Wickedly effective ab exercise, if you're doing it correctly. You're probably not. Here's the definitive guide.

Tip: The Two Fats That Boost Testosterone

The more you ingest of either of these two fats, the more T your body produces.

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.