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Is the Leg Press Worthless?

Some say that the leg press is worthless compared to the squat. Here’s the truth.

Best of Quads

Five great exercises to hammer your quads. Some you know, some you don’t! Check ‘em out.

Rebuild Yourself with Complexes

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

Isometrics for Mass!

A new way to use isometric training for size and strength.

The Evil Russian Speaks - Part 2

An Interview with Pavel Tsatsouline

Tip: Stop Crying About Steroids

Insecure males scream about drugs anytime they see someone stronger, more muscular, or more dedicated than they are. Pathetic.

A Strongman's Guide to Shoulder Health

Love lifting heavy? Then you either have some shoulder issues or you soon will. Follow these 5 steps to get them healthy and keep them healthy.

The Best Way to Build Your Butt

What's the best way to build strong glutes that also make every jaw in the gym drop? We ask the experts.

The Very Best Way to Build Forearms

I lift hard and I can crush you. That's the message big forearms send the world. Here's how our pros and experts train them.

The Cure for Puny Calves

Look down at your calves. Sad, huh? Don't worry, eight of our experts drop their best training tips here.

5 Best Loading Schemes for Size & Strength

Want size? Want strength? How about both? Find the right loading scheme for your goal here.

Tip: Know When to Use Lifting Straps

The strongest lifters use straps, but not all the time. Here's a guide to help you decide when, and when not, to use 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.

The Simple No-Machines Workout

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

Squat Right for Your Type

Don't freak out, but not everyone is built for barbell back squats. Luckily, there are plenty of hardcore alternatives.

Women Shouldn't Train Like Men

Sure, women should lift weights and avoid excess cardio, just like men. But there are some differences when it comes to training, programming, and injury prevention.

How Natural Is Natural Bodybuilding?

Our undercover pro exposes the truth about drug-free bodybuilding contests. Yes, it's as bad as you think.

High Frequency vs. Low Frequency

Do you trash a muscle and let it grow for a week or smack it around a little more often? Here's the run-down on finding the right frequency for you.

The Dragon Flag

Forget all these fancy core exercises. Here's an old-school classic that will hammer your core into submission.

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  • Lactic Acid Training for Fat Loss

    Increase lactic acid to increase growth hormone and get shredded. One problem: It really hurts. Check out the program.

    The Wave Loading Manifesto

    Accelerate your strength development, increase your explosiveness, and boost your work capacity. Here’s how.

    Steroid Dieting

    Your Guide to Losing Fat While "On"

    6 Hard Truths About Dieting

    Fat loss is supposed to be tough and you need an honest appraisal of what you're up against. This is it.

    Building the Complete Yoke

    This program will build your traps, rear delts, and neck, but also your other yoke muscles.