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Bodybuilding vs. Powerlifting Deadlift

The deadlift is used by both powerlifters and bodybuilders, but there are 8 important differences. Here are the answers to all your questions.

Tip: Do Weighted Stair Climbs for Metcon

One of the best metabolic conditioning exercises you can do... if you have the guts. Check out these five brutal variations.

Tip: Do Metabolic Resistance Training, Not Cardio

This type of training raises the metabolism, preserves muscle, and torches fat. Here's how to do it.

Tip: Deadlift Daily to Get Stronger

Yes, you can deadlift almost every day, get stronger, and not get injured. Here's how.

10 Rules for Hardgainers

Tired of hearing "eat big to get big" by dopes who've always been big? Finally, some smart advice from someone who's been there.

Front Squat vs. Goblet Squat

Two anteriorly loaded squat variations, both with benefits and drawbacks. So which is best for you?

The 5/2 Fat-Loss Diet for Lifters

Eat normally five days a week and eat a reduced-calorie diet on two non-consecutive days. What could be easier?

A Tried and True Bodybuilding Program Template

Want to design your own kick-ass training programs? All you need is the perfect template based on 20 years of trial and error.

4 Weeks To Bigger Legs

Leg training multiple times per week may be torture, but it delivers rapid gains in size and strength. Here's how to do it.

6 Lessons Learned From the Master Blaster

Joe Weider was way ahead of science when he came out with his principles for building muscle. And now science is backing him up.

Bodybuilding's Most Controversial Exercise

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?

Boring But Big 3-Month Challenge

If you're not as strong as you look, you're a fake, a scam, a knuckle-dragging billboard for "all show and no go" syndrome. Here's your intervention.

The Hierarchy of Fat Loss

Strapped for time? That doesn't mean you can't lose fat. Prioritize your training to burn fat rapidly. Here's how.

The Truth About Bulking

There's more to gaining muscle mass than lifting and pigging out. Don't fall for bulking advice that just makes you fat.

The Art of Waterbury

How one of our top coaches programs exercises, sets and reps, progressions and more. Check it out.

Tip: This Plank Isn't For Pantywaists

Got two minutes? Drop to the floor and try this challenge!

Tip: Cardio Doesn't Work

Let's help put Jillian Michaels and others of her ilk out of work by pointing out a painful truth about cardio.

Tip: Do This Before You Press Overhead

Most shoulder warm-ups are insufficient. Protect your shoulders with this simple drill.

Question of Strength 59

How should you warm up to hit your 1-rep max? How should you peak for a powerlifting meet? Get those answers here.

Tip: Garhammer for Strong Abs

It might hurt to breathe the day after you do this, but you'll like the results.

A New Protein, A Designer Carbohydrate

Accelerate gains. Protect muscle. Make any mass phase or fat-loss plan work even better. Here's the most versatile supplement on the planet.

Tip: Best Deadlift For Leg Size & Back Health

Build bigger hammies with this back-friendly pulling variation.

Stubborn Delts: The High Tension Solution

Got puny shoulders? Here's why, plus four smart exercises to get them growing.

Tip: The End of Shoulder Pain

Here's an easy way to balance your training and avoid shoulder pain and injuries.