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The 5 People Every Lifter Needs to Avoid

There are five types of people out there who will ruin your progress in the gym. Here they are, plus five great people you need in your crew.

3 Shoulder Killers to Avoid

Three trendy exercises that wreck your delts and keep your orthopedic surgeon in business. Plus the exercise you need to do to fix your shoulders.

The Complete Guide to Biceps Training

Long head, short head, brachialis. All three need direct attention if you're going to make any significant progress in growing the biceps.

High-Pull for the Power Look

This single exercise will make you look more powerful and scary-looking in just a short amount of time. Here’s how to do it.

Deadlift Diagnosis

Yes, folks, I'm a deadlift-aholic. I don't just want to pull; I want to pull every minute of every day for the rest of my life.

Tip: Get Harder Down There

7 things that will give you better erections (and 2 things that won't).

The Most Intelligent Way to Warm Up

For heavy lifting, drop the dumb warm-up sets and do ramp-ups instead. You'll get stronger, build more muscle and avoid injuries.

The Truth About Rest-Pause Training

If you look at the research, you'll see that rest-pause training isn't what it's cracked up to be. Here's why.

Tip: The Colbert Full-Body Workout Plan

This classic high-frequency program will have you training your entire body every other day. Check it out.

The Posture Cure

What's the point of training if you're always hunched over and hiding your gains? Straighten up to look as strong as you actually are. Here's how.

The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises

A guide to mastering and progressing the GHR, Nordic ham curl, reverse hyper, and back extension.

Kipping Pull-Ups: The Truth

Is the kipping pull-up a legit movement or an exercise abomination? You may be surprised.

The Trap Bar Deadlift

The trap bar is one of the most versatile pieces of equipment in the gym. Here’s why and how to put it to work.

How Bodybuilders Should Eat

A tried-and-true eating plan for packing on muscle. Check it out.

Massive Forearms, Strong Grip

How to strengthen your grip so you can pull more weight. Bonus: Big veiny forearms. Check it out.

The Carb Cycling Codex

Cutting body fat doesn't have to mean cutting out the carbs. Get shredded with this carb cycling approach and hang on to more muscle in the process.

Tip: Save Your Knees Before You Squat

Got knee problems? Do these three things to prevent the pain.

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: Drink This for Stronger Erections

A juice that builds a better boner? Here's the hard science.

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.

Core Training That Isn't Stupid

Drop the planks and crunches. There's a better way. Here's how to really train your core to build overall strength and athleticism.

7 Surprising Tips for Bigger Arms

Arms stop growing years ago? Time to apply one of these tips!

Hypertrophy-Specific Training

An Overview and Sample Program