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Super-Fast, Super-Effective Workouts

Build more muscle from two or three short weekly workouts than most guys do from training six days a week. Try these programs.

6 Reasons You Should Never Open a Gym

Ever wonder what it'd be like to run a gym? Most lifters do. But don't let the fantasy fool you. It can be pretty terrible.

Simple But Brutal: The Workout Plan

Make it easier to build muscle by doing brutally hard things, like 20-rep squats. Here's your complete 6-week plan.

The Best Way to Row, Period

Barbell rows are a staple for building a big back and an overall stronger body. And using an underhand grip makes them even better. Here's why.

Kroc Rows 101

A step by step guide to performing the most bad-ass upper back exercise in existence.

Hip Belt Squats

Blast your quads and spare your lower back with this old school strength-training staple. Here’s how.

The 40-Day Program

Most of you are too weak to put on muscle. Here's a simple 40-day program that will make you strong and buff.

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 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?

Bench More to Bench More

Forget overtraining. One of the most effective ways to bench press more weight is to bench press more often.

More Gains in Less Time: 5 Pro Tips

These strategies will allow you to make greater gains by doing more work in the gym in a given amount of time.

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.

Breast Implants For Girls Who Lift

Everything a weight-lifting woman ever wanted to know about breast implants but was afraid to ask.

How to Fix a Wimpy Chest

Got a chest like a 10-year old boy even though you lift weights? Here are six things even some experienced lifters are missing.

The 4 Best Ways to Lunge

The regular ol' forward lunge is actually the least effective. Check out these superior variations for leg strength.

The Tendonitis Cure

Nagging joint pain - everyone deals with it at some point. But don't think a little time off is going to cure it. Be proactive to get long-term relief. Here's how.

6 Specialty Bars for Strength and Size

A conventional barbell is fine, but if that's all you use you're missing out on strength gains and a little novelty. Change your bar to improve your training.

8 Bad-Ass Bench Press Tips

Here are 8 tips pulled from some of the sport's top pressers that will have you hitting new PRs in no time.

8-Week Basic Strength Plan

Being stronger in the basic barbell lifts makes everything else you do in the gym easier. Here’s how to do it.

Inside the Muscles: Best Leg, Glute, and Calf Exercises

After hooking himself up to a bunch of electrodes, the author discovers the best exercises for building monster legs.

Bodybuilding's Next Frontier

High frequency training is the future of bodybuilding. But you have to be smart about it. Here’s your guide.

5 Violent Core Exercises

These athletic core exercises require some degree of powerful, explosive, or fast movement. Master them and get better at everything.

Abbreviated Brutality – The Workouts

These 4 training methods would kill most guys who think they need to spend two hours in the gym.

The Ultimate Shoulder Day

Delts are hard to grow... if you don't train them right. Here's a workout that'll maximize your overhead press and maximize your gains.